IV-"Girl Toilers' Chance at Selling Books" - Catherine King - New York Evening World

IV-"Girl Toilers' Chance at Selling Books" - Catherine King - New York Evening World

Catherine King Does Not Find Them to Be the Most Encouraging; The Women's Rebuffs Hurt; A Tip on Working Office Buildings, Despite Rules, but It Didn't Work for Sales

by: Catherine King | publication date: August 1, 1898 | Publication: New York Evening World | pages: 7

"I had tried several ways of earning a living and had found none that would have brought me enough to even settle my board bill, had I been in real distress. I felt that I must find something. Other women reduced to financial straits manage to earn a living somehow and I must do the same. I searched again the advertisements in the papers and found that although there was plenty of work offered for women, most of it required special training. . ."

Catherine King's fourth day investigating different kinds of jobs. Today she is in an office.

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