Quotation by Ellen Rodgers

I don't think the ladies in town accepted the fact that I worked. That was the point at which I said to myself, well, you're always going to be out of step and you might as well face it.
Ellen Rodgers (b. c. 1930), U.S. civil engineer. As quoted in The Fifties, ch. 8, by Brett Harvey (1993).

Rodgers, an interviewee in Harvey's oral history of the 1950s, was recalling moving to a Kansas town with her husband in 1957 and taking an engineering job.
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