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Message Board > Miscellaneous > Manhattan Trade School for Girls ( Moderated by Deepika, EleanorSews, CynthiaSue)

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A reporter finds a cache of early 1900's report cards
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Date: 9/22/11 1:44 PM

Manhattan Trade School for Girls

Interesting series of articles about the school and the reporter's attempts to find their families. Many learned dressmaking at the school and the report cards follow their job histories.

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Date: 9/22/11 2:24 PM

Very interesting piece. That would have been the era my Father's Mother was in and as far as I know she went to 8th grade and that was it.

My other GM went to secretarial school after 8th. She was about 13 years older than the other one. That tells you how limited women's careers must have been.

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Date: 9/22/11 4:08 PM

Thanks for the link - the articles are fascinating!

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Date: 9/23/11 11:02 AM

Enjoyed the article - thank you so much for posting it

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