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The Women of Steinway & Sons
The LaGuardia and Wagner Archives Celebrates Women’s History Month
  • The Women of Steinway & Sons Home
  • Introduction
  • Women and the Beginnings of the Company
  • The Product for Women
  • Women in the Workforce
  • Links
     


Introduction


Factory Workers

    The history of Steinway & Sons, one of the finest piano makers, presents us with a wonderful opportunity to explore many aspects of women's history in the United States and specifically the New York area, from the mid-Nineteenth century to the present.
Within the Steinway story we can trace the changing roles of women in the workplace and the limitations placed upon them in the corporate world.
Keep in mind that Steinway is representative of many industries in America.
The LaGuardia and Wagner Archives invites you to explore the women of Steinway & Sons through the following sampling of some of our documents and photographs from our Steinway & Sons collection.