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Earning A Living
World War II & Post-War
(1940-1964)

World War II and Post War

The years of the Second World War and the decades that followed, were important years of change for the workforce in Nevada.  The numbers of people working in the state increased significantly, the types of work available changed, and the number of women in the workforce increased.  Nevada's economy transformed and that affected the way many people earned a living.
 

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Nevada Historical Society