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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 Store Staff Regulations (Women) – Extract 2

Marks & Spencer. 19??. Extracts from the Store Staff Regulations (Women) Handbook. Pages 20-21.

Women employees of Marks & Spencer in 19?? were issued this handbook. The pages presented here detail the expectations regarding appearance. Note that women employees were able to have their hair cut and styled within the store on their lunch break!

E6-1-33 - Store staff regulations women p20-21

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Source: Marks & Spencer Company Archive

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