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

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

Label
Big bosses : a working girl's memoir of Jazz Age America
Title
Big bosses
Title remainder
a working girl's memoir of Jazz Age America
Statement of responsibility
Althea McDowell Altemus ; edited and annotated by Robin F. Bachin
Title variation
Big bosses
Title variation remainder
a working girls memoir of Jazz Age America
Creator
Contributor
Author
Editor
Writer of added commentary
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sharp, resourceful, and with a style all her own, Althea Altemus embodied the spirit of the independent working woman of the Jazz Age. In her memoir,Big Bosses, she vividly recounts her life as a secretary for prominent (but thinly disguised) employers in Chicago, Miami, and New York during the late teens and 1920s
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
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10548432
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
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1885-1965
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Altemus, Althea McDowell
Dewey number
  • 651.3/741092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HC102.5.A2
LC item number
A58 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1968-
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  • Hoffman, Joel M.
  • Bachin, Robin Faith
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True
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  • Altemus, Althea McDowell
  • Businessmen
  • Rich people
  • Nineteen twenties
  • Secretaries
  • Working mothers
  • Single mothers
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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a working girl's memoir of Jazz Age America
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Label
Big bosses : a working girl's memoir of Jazz Age America, Althea McDowell Altemus ; edited and annotated by Robin F. Bachin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"In partnership with Vizcaya Museum and Gardens."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-220)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
1692286
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xxi, 220 pages
Isbn
9780226423593
Lccn
2016014271
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780226423593
  • (OCoLC)944087516
Label
Big bosses : a working girl's memoir of Jazz Age America, Althea McDowell Altemus ; edited and annotated by Robin F. Bachin
Publication
Note
"In partnership with Vizcaya Museum and Gardens."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-220)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
1692286
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xxi, 220 pages
Isbn
9780226423593
Lccn
2016014271
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780226423593
  • (OCoLC)944087516

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