Centre for Interdisciplinary Gender Studies

Using Archives to Teach Gender



All referenced quotes presented on the sidebars in this website are taken from the book Teaching Gender with Libraries and Archives: The Power of Information, edited by Sara de Jong and Sanne Koevoets.

Marks & Spencer – “A Girl’s Future” Pages 8-13

Marks & Spencer. c.1945. An extract of “A Girl’s Future” booklet. Pages 8-13.

This booklet produced by Marks & Spencer c.1945 was part of their drive to employ more young women in their stores. These pages include photographs of the various departments in which women could work.

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A Girls future p 8-9

A Girls future p 10-11

A Girls future p 12-13

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Source: Marks & Spencer Company Archive

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