Quotation by Charlotte Palmer

When I tried to talk to my father about the kind of work I might do after college, he said, "You know, Charlotte, I've been giving a lot of thought to that, and it seems to me that the world really needs good, competent secretaries. Your English degree will help you." He said this with perfect seriousness. I was an A student at Bryn Mawr ...
Charlotte Palmer (b. c. 1925), U.S. homemaker. As quoted in The Fifties, ch. 3, by Brett Harvey (1993).

Palmer was an interviewee in Harvey's oral history of the 1950s.
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