1920s: Few professions other than nursing and teaching are deemed socially acceptable for women who must support themselves.
Today: College graduates are as likely to be female as male, and a majority of women are employed in the workforce and in virtually every profession.
1920s: One's social rank can be determined from one's clothing. Gentlemen wear hats, ladies gloves, and fur denotes a position of some social standing. Women, with few exceptions, always wear dresses or skirts....
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