New York State Archives, NYSA_A3045-78_X_25352
A page from a 1924 educational publication on job hunting.
Who is the boss and who is the person trying to get a job?
Look at other pictures from this publication. Why are all the bosses shown as men?
What is the young lady doing wrong in this picture?
Is this advice still relevant today?
Why would this type of brochure be necessary?
How did U.S. involvement in World Wars I and II help bring women into the workforce?
English Language Arts: Write a list of ten tips on how to get a job in today’s world.
Deutsch, Sarah Jane. From Ballots to Breadlines: American Women 1920-1940. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994. ISBN: 0195080637, 0195088301
Orgil, Roxane. Shout, Sister, Shout! Ten Girl Singers Who Shaped a Century. New York : Margaret K. McElderny Books, 2001. ISBN: 0689819919