IX- "Associated Group of 100,000 Women Best Bet for Idle" - Adela Rogers St. Johns - Los Angeles Examiner

IX- "Associated Group of 100,000 Women Best Bet for Idle" - Adela Rogers St. Johns - Los Angeles Examiner

Writer Finds It Provided 55,000 Hours Work - Many Helped - Financial Aid Urged for Committee by Miss St. Johns

by: Adela Rogers St. Johns | publication date: December 30, 1931 | Publication: Los Angeles Examiner | pages: Section 2, p. 1, missing from microfilm: final part on page 13 or 14.

"Rent. Gas. Groceries. A chance to keep their little homes, to hold their heads up, to keep from becoming openly objects of charity. I know many women who today are facing that problem. You see, when I talked with unemployed women I was one of them. They had nothing to gain from me. They had no reason to lie to me. Most of them wanted to help me, to show me the ropes. . ."

In the last part of Adela Rogers St. Johns' experience posing as an unemployed woman, she concludes what one major step she feels will help penniless women thrive.

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