New York: New York Career Tours, 1939.
Illustrated by Berenice Abbott, M Therese Bonney, Margaret Bourke-White et al. Hardcover. Good+ with no dust jacket. Item #10130
Library REBIND in stiff card covers and replacing plastic spine binding with original paperback covers bound in, library stamps/marks/labels/slip, edgeworn, 1/2" chip to bottom front wrapper corner, bumped top corner, otherwise light wear. Solid oversize hardcover. ; New York World's Fair-related commemorative tribute. "The triumphant sweep of women's advancement in business, the professions, sciences and arts in the past half century ... highlighted by five of America's eminent women writers ... pictured by seven of America's foremost women photographers." Striking sepia photographs by Berenice Abbott, M Therese Bonney, Margaret Bourke-White, Marvin Breckinridge, Marjory Collins, Jackie Martin, and Ruth Staudinger-Rozaffy. Advertising matter interspersed. Contents: Introduction; Women enter a mechanized world, by Ida M. Tarbell; Woman applies what she knows, by Dorothy C. Fisher; Women win a voice, by Inez H. Irwin; Women get their own desks, by Mary R. Beard; Women face the future, by Margaret C. Banning; Outline of career tours; Pioneers and headliners; Participating organizations; Committee; Index to advertisers.; Ex-Library; Photographs; 96 pages.
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