Workday Wednesday – Evelyn S. Barnes, Registered Nurse

This sweet photograph from November 1941 shows Evelyn Stewart Barnes (1919-2008) of Kingston, New Jersey, in her first nursing uniform.  She was the daughter of Benjamin and Maude Eisenberger Stewart. Evelyn had graduated from Beaver College (now called Arcadia University) in 1941 with a B.S. degree in Home Economics. Loving school, she decided to continue … Continue reading Workday Wednesday – Evelyn S. Barnes, Registered Nurse

Workday Wednesday – Mary Mirota, Private Secretary

This lovely photograph of Mary Mirota (1913-1969), was taken when she was employed as a private secretary, in the late 1930s and early 1940s.  I love her dress with the brooch, and her pretty shoes! At that time, she worked for a wealthy widow, Mrs. Carolyn Knowland Hyde (1868-1959), of Plainfield, Union County, New Jersey.  … Continue reading Workday Wednesday – Mary Mirota, Private Secretary