Protecting Mother's Work: From Production to Reproduction in Postwar West Germany

@article{Moeller1989ProtectingMW,
  title={Protecting Mother's Work: From Production to Reproduction in Postwar West Germany},
  author={R. G. Moeller},
  journal={Journal of Social History},
  year={1989},
  volume={22},
  pages={413-437}
}
In early 1953, Ursula Mayer learned that her boss, Heinrich Putzkaul, wanted to fire her. His reasons were legion. He charged that Mayer had abused her position of authority as manager ofthe movie theater that he owned. She had transformed her small apartment in the theater part of her wages in kind into a "love nest" in which she entertained young men both after work hours and even during screenings. The small dachshund that she had purchased, ostensibly to keep her company during solitary… Expand
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