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Ani Durst, carpenter, in the Hart Senate Office Building, 1978

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Summary:Ani Durst, a carpenter, was a member of an organization called "Women Working in Construction", which filed a lawsuit against the Department of Labor charging discrimination in hiring of women and minorities on job sites receiving Federal funds. Ani Durst was one of four named plaintiffs in the case. The lawsuit was handled by the League of Women Voters on a pro bono basis and eventually resulted in the creation of the Department of Labor's goals and timetables for women and minorities on job sites receiving Federal funds as well as in Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training (BAT) programs.
Creator:Tabor, Martha
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:District of Columbia
Place of origin – Settlement:Washington
Temporal subject: 1971-1980
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:District of Columbia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Washington
Topical subjects:Tabor, Martha
Carpenters
Durst, Ani
Construction
Women's studies
ArchivesUM location:Martha Tabor Collection
  • series 1: Women in Blue-Collar Trades, 1978-1981
  • box Artifact Box 74
  • item Photo #1
  • accession 2014-001-RG96-005
Repository:General Collection
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Copyright holder:University of Maryland (College Park, Md.)
Collection:Labor in America Collection
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