Tagged: working women

Marking International Women’s Day, 2017

  Newsgirls:  Did They Need to be Saved? In the legislative session in the winter/spring of 1917, the fate of Connecticut’s newsgirls was on the table.   A bill was put forth that stated that...

The “Hello Girls”

  It was the District Telephone Company of New Haven (later Southern New England Telephone) that established the first commercial telephone exchange in the nation in 1878. Thirty years later, the Morning Journal-Courier of...

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