Reading was a popular recreational activity especially during the winter months when other forms of activity were limited.
The American Library Association Executive Board in 1922 delegated to the Children's Librarians' Section the responsibility for selecting the book to receive the Newbery Medal.
A career has meant financial liberation allowing women to purchase their own apartments and cars and whole self-sufficient lifestyle unheard of two generations previously.
I was talking to a group of my girlfriends the other day and the topic of dating came up. No, neither had entered into a relationship and was now deleting their apps because their exclusive relationship required it, but rather, they were deleting their apps because they were talking to too many men, going on too many uneventful first dates, sending out too many messages only to receive radio silence, and getting too many “Sups” from uninspired suitors.
The social emancipation of women has been refreshingly vital in the last 15 years.
Salaries for women have increased in many sectors, more women than men appear to be excelling academically and have moved into the mainstay career domain.