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How to take a letter without really trying
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Martin, Bob
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated November 13, 1963 reads "These five Valley executive secretaries take letters from bosses in the 'A Secretary Is Not a Toy' scene from the stage play, 'How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying.' The act was part of a show put on Tuesday night at the annual executives night conducted by the Valley Chapter of the Executive Secretaries. Taking dictation are, from left, Maxine Kemp, Lockheed; Maria Schmidt, Anheuser Busch; Bettie Raymond, Pierce Bros.; Helen Woods and Julie Moore, both of International Telephone and Telegraph."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Executives' Secretaries, Inc.--San Fernando Valley Chapter
International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation--Employees
Lockheed Corporation--Employees
Anheuser-Busch, Inc.--Employees
Pierce Brothers Mortuary--Employees
Women--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Secretaries--California--Los Angeles
Associations, institutions, etc.--California--Los Angeles
Chandeliers--California--Los Angeles
Notebooks--California--Los Angeles
Writing--California--Los Angeles
Studio City (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Valley Times Collection photographs
Time Period

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