Posts Tagged: work

Vintage photo father and son factory worjers

Job Security a Thing of the Past -Vanishing America

Job security in a big manufacturing plant has gone the way of the tailed fin automobile. Today both are quaint notions, remnants of that mythological American dream past. The promises offered by  manufacturing was always a secure path to the

Vintage photo father and son factory worjers

Job Security a Thing of the Past -Vanishing America

Job security in a big manufacturing plant has gone the way of the tailed fin automobile. Today both are quaint notions, remnants of that mythological American dream past. The promises offered by  manufacturing was always a secure path to the

Vintage sexist cartoon

The Maddeningly Mad Men World of Sexual Harassment

As the rumblings of the embryonic women’s movement began to be heard in 1970, some women in the workplace began quietly grumbling too. Even as working women began taking baby steps in their Enna Jenkins pumps, their male colleagues still

Vintage sexist cartoon

The Maddeningly Mad Men World of Sexual Harassment

As the rumblings of the embryonic women’s movement began to be heard in 1970, some women in the workplace began quietly grumbling too. Even as working women began taking baby steps in their Enna Jenkins pumps, their male colleagues still

illustration career choices 1960s

Girls, Games, And Career Guidance

When it came to imagining career goals for this generation of girls, Barbie was supposed to be breaking through the plastic ceiling, but a recent sexist Barbie career book “I Can be a Computer Engineer” is a throwback to an

illustration career choices 1960s

Girls, Games, And Career Guidance

When it came to imagining career goals for this generation of girls, Barbie was supposed to be breaking through the plastic ceiling, but a recent sexist Barbie career book “I Can be a Computer Engineer” is a throwback to an

vintage illustration 1933 Man vs Machine

Man and Machines

Are machines after your job? A struggling middle class grappling with unemployment, frets over headlines warning “How Technology is Destroying Jobs!” Sounds familiar, but the warning is from 1933. Looking to place the blame of the economic woes of the

vintage illustration 1933 Man vs Machine

Man and Machines

Are machines after your job? A struggling middle class grappling with unemployment, frets over headlines warning “How Technology is Destroying Jobs!” Sounds familiar, but the warning is from 1933. Looking to place the blame of the economic woes of the

vintage illustration secretary

Salute to Secretary’s Day

    Who can forget the halcyon days when Administrative Professional Day was called National Secretary’s Day ? When a working woman was a working girl. Lovingly called “the girl” by her boss whether a secretary, receptionist or file clerk,

vintage illustration secretary

Salute to Secretary’s Day

    Who can forget the halcyon days when Administrative Professional Day was called National Secretary’s Day ? When a working woman was a working girl. Lovingly called “the girl” by her boss whether a secretary, receptionist or file clerk,

vintage illustration typist

Working Women

Labor Day is a good time to start  learning to “lean in,” ladies. The first Monday in September is officially” the day to commemorate the social and economic achievements of the American worker.” No question, working women today have it

vintage illustration typist

Working Women

Labor Day is a good time to start  learning to “lean in,” ladies. The first Monday in September is officially” the day to commemorate the social and economic achievements of the American worker.” No question, working women today have it