In 1926, Henry Ford became one of the first (non-union) employers to adopt a five -day workweek. ... travel.3 By the First World War, although paid vacations were regarded as necessary for white-collar workers, that was still not true for most manual workers. As late ... Settlement houses sponsored day or overnight excursions to beaches, picnics, and even week- long trips to the mountains or the seashore.
|Title||:||The Other Promised Land|
|Author||:||Avi Y. Decter, Melissa Martens|