II-"Where Men Prowl and Women Prey on Needy Job-Seekers"- Marvel Cooke - New York Compass

Part two in a five-part series in the New York Compass on Marvel Cooke's experiences posing as a domestic day laborer.

Byline: Marvel Cooke; 1950-01-09; New York Compass; pages 4, 7

Report: "I Was Part of the Bronx Slave Market" - Marvel Cooke - New York Compass

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Description:In this second part of Marvel Cooke's five-part series on the Bronx slave mart, she describes the double threat for women forced to find employment as day laborers as full-time domestic jobs dried up -- preyed on by women seeking cheap domestic help by the day and harassed and solicited by men with other interests.

Rights: public domain

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New York Compass article titled, "Where Men Prowl and Women Prey on Needy Job-Seekers." Written by Marvel Cooke as part of her series on the Bronx slave mart.