New York State Archives, NYSA_A3045-78_X_25350
A page from a 1924 educational publication on job hunting.
What is Bill doing wrong in the photograph?
Which of the ten "Tips for Job Hunting" is he not following?
Which of the tips is he correctly following?
Do you think the advice underneath this photograph is still relevant today?
If this picture were taken today instead of in 1924, how would the people and the office look different?
In 1924 Congress passed a constitutional amendment related to jobs. What was that amendment, and why isn't it part of the United States Constitution today?
English Language Arts: Write a list of ten tips on how to get a job in today’s world.
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