35 Vintage Portrait Photos of Secretaries in the 1960s

The office of the 1950s and ‘60s was, in many ways, the embodiment of the American dream; it allowed for a comfortable salary, an independent lifestyle, and room for advancement.

In the 1960s, the number one job for American women was the secretarial occupation. The most common job for American women today is still the same. According to the U.S. Census, 96% of the approximately 4 million people who identify themselves today as secretaries (or something similar) are women.

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