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.
In meetings or in the classroom, a vintage overhead projector would help you show charts, diagrams, reports and drawings to the entire group at once for a simple and dramatic visual presentation.
Remember Lucy and the chocolate factory? This classic scene from ‘Job Switching,’ originally aired on September 15, 1952, and many people consider it one of the series’ finest (half-) hours.
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,
A society reporter is expected to see ‘spacious apartments,’ ‘profusions of stately cut flowers,’ and ‘rich family plate’ – where in reality, a lilliputian parlor and dining room contain a few vases of flowers, and some highly respectable but unmistakably modern silver.
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
Fortunes in small things “The philosophical maxim, “Nothing is small or insignificant,” is strikingly realized in the history of what seem to be petty inventions.
Polished, professional… and pregnant (1987) From the time you begin to show, you want to look your professional best. These tailored — and sophisticated —
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.
Daylight saving plan gives you an extra hour to enjoy the sunshine When you set your clock ahead an hour on April 1, your work
Luncheon for two? When is it proper for men and women to dine together? by Mary Marshall Duffee A dinner lubricates business. – Lord Stowell
Charlie Chaplin says he never wanted to be a famous funny man by Elizabeth Peltret Los Angeles, Feb 9 – Sitting in a large arm
Among the many plans adopted by young women as a means of support, there is one popular in New York: an actual tea room where the wearied shopper may go for the rest and refreshment of a cup of tea and a delicate cake.
The advantage of being a cat or a dog: Simple happiness, aka the luxury of being stupid by Lilian Bell So much is being said
I have several acquaintances that I dread to go shopping with, as they are so ungracious and exacting. So how should a shop girl handle an irate buyer and still hold her job?
Problems of a young housewife – the general cost of living The rent bill, the provision bills, the electric light or gas bill, all are