publication . Article . 2002

Verkäuferinnen auf Passagierschiffen

Feldkamp, Ursula;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2002
  • Publisher: DEU
Abstract
Beginning in the 1930s, saleswomen were employed on the express steamers BREMEN and EUROPA as well as on passenger ships of the Hamburg Süd. The German Maritime Museum possesses four biographical accounts by women who documented their lives as saleswomen on board in different ways. They signed on as regulars but were employees of firms which had business relationships with the shipping companies. The Ocean Comfort Company of Bremerhaven, for example, ran so-called art salons on the express steamers BREMEN and EUROPA; on other passenger ships, the Stilke Company of Hamburg operated shops in which passengers could buy magazines and objects of practical necessity. ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Geschichte, History, Soziografie, Social History, Historical Social Research, Sozialgeschichte, historische Sozialforschung, shipping, entertainment, woman, personnel, German Reich, salesman, Deutsches Reich, Personal, Verkäufer, Unterhaltung, Schifffahrt, Frau, ddc:900
Communities
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