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Author Altemus, Althea McDowell, 1885-1965, author.

Title Big bosses : a working girl's memoir of Jazz Age America / Althea McDowell Altemus ; edited and annotated by Robin F. Bachin.

Publication Info. Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 ALTEMUS,A    Available
Description xxi, 220 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Note "In partnership with Vizcaya Museum and Gardens."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-220).
Contents Foreword / Joel M. Hoffman -- Big bosses. Wealth ; Chicago ; Pierre Duval ; Sleuths ; Phylander & Company ; Country ; New York ; S.W. Strauss & Company ; Pigeonblood ruby ; Fred F. French & Company ; Miami ; Biscayne Bay -- Afterword: Chronicling the clerical life of Althea Altemus / Robin F. Bachin.
Subject Altemus, Althea McDowell, 1885-1965.
Businessmen -- United States.
Rich people -- United States.
Nineteen twenties.
Secretaries -- United States -- Biography.
Working mothers -- United States -- Biography.
Single mothers -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1918-1932.
United States -- Social life and customs -- 1918-1945.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Added Author Bachin, Robin Faith, editor, writer of added commentary.
ISBN 9780226423593 hardcover alkaline paper
022642359X hardcover alkaline paper
9780226423623 paperback alkaline paper
022642362X paperback alkaline paper

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