The woman on the iconic ‘We can do it!’ posters from the 1940s encouraged women to join the WWII workforce – and they did. Here, see 46 real-life Rosie the Riveters who built bombers and transport planes.
What’s the history of Necco Wafers? Here’s a look back at how a company made the candy such a big hit that it would be on shelves for the next 100 years.
Women’s Army Corps recruitment ads and posters during WWII tempted the ladies with things like, ‘Are you a girl with star-spangled heart? Join the WAC now! Thousands of Army jobs need filling!’
In the olden days, you needed a telephone operator to connect your call manually through a switchboard. Her job wasn’t as easy as you might think.
Cubicles and open-plan offices were in response to changes in business, and the workplace was no longer viewed and revered as a static fixture.
Suppose you were a young woman anxious to find a husband, get married and settle down. What would be the best sort of job for you? Here’s what a survbey ?
Thomas Edison says people work too hard, but that pleasure is as necessary as food. ‘This is an electric age. The pressure was never heavier, nor the grind harder.’
To this day, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York on March 25, 1911, remains the deadliest industrial disaster in the city’s history,
It’s the little things that count, after all Perhaps one of the most difficult things we have to learn in our ventures into the big
Telephone & Telegraph Workers 1946 vocational guidance films Your life work series: Telephone and telegraph (1946) Transcript of the video training film above: The miracle
There is, without question, more work to be done in New York than in any other place in America – which means it’s a good place to start a career. There are also more persons looking there for jobs than in any other place in the world.
Should a girl who works accept the attentions of her employer? by Idah M’Glone Gibson Dear Mrs Gibson: I have smiled and raged alternately at
It is not astonishing that the profession of teaching does not in America attract talent, when it is known that the “market value” of a teacher of the first class is hardly $3000 per annum.
If you’re going to buy a children’s cereal, buy the most nourishing. This is the only children’s cereal that meets government standards for a vitamin
Problems of a young housewife – the general cost of living The rent bill, the provision bills, the electric light or gas bill, all are
Delta Pilot Captain John Richards (1977) John, who has been with Delta for 17 years, has flown just about every airliner from the DC-3 up.