Super Secretary – A sexist guide for secretaries published in 1945 (11 pics)




Here is what looked like a guide for secretaries edited in 1945! As you can imagine, this guide entitled  How To Be A Super Secretary is full of sexist cliches, reminding a secretary that she must be beautiful, discreet, obedient and devoted to her boss. This amazing vintage guide, published for the Remington Rand typewriter brand, is from the archives of the  Hagley Museum and Library .

Super Secretary - A sexist guide for secretaries published in 1945

Super Secretary - A sexist guide for secretaries published in 1945

Super Secretary - A sexist guide for secretaries published in 1945

Super Secretary - A sexist guide for secretaries published in 1945

Super Secretary - A sexist guide for secretaries published in 1945

Super Secretary - A sexist guide for secretaries published in 1945

Super Secretary - A sexist guide for secretaries published in 1945

Super Secretary - A sexist guide for secretaries published in 1945

Super Secretary - A sexist guide for secretaries published in 1945

Super Secretary - A sexist guide for secretaries published in 1945

Images © Hagley Museum and Library

Images © Hagley Museum and Library




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