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Women Deserve Full Pay Equity

April 15, 2012
By B. Dolores Thompson (editorial@post-journal.com) , The Post-Journal

Calista Selena Jones was the first woman in Jamestown to receive the same pay for the same job as the man she replaced. She received $1 per day as the principal of one of the school districts. The exact year has not surfaced; however it occurred in the mid-1800s, many years before women in general earned a college degree, worked outside the home or had the right to vote.

 
 
 

 

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