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Capital IntentionsFemale Proprietors in San Francisco, 1850-1920$
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Edith Sparks

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780807830611

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: September 2014

DOI: 10.5149/9780807868201_sparks

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Why San Francisco Women Started Businesses

Why San Francisco Women Started Businesses

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(p.56) Chapter 2 Why San Francisco Women Started Businesses
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Capital Intentions
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Edith Sparks

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University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/9780807868201_sparks.6

This chapter discusses the economic, legal, and personal circumstances behind women's decision to start their own businesses, emphasizing on the lack of alternative income opportunities for married, widowed, and divorced women. It highlights the personal stories of several proprietors to demonstrate the circumstances that drew women into proprietorship in gold-rush San Francisco.

Keywords:   businesses, income opportunities, women, proprietors, proprietorship, San Francisco

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