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(circa 1965) Thirteen international stewardesses, who were entrants in the Miss New York Aviation contest, sit with travel bags from their respective airlines in front of the U.N. building, New York City. L–R: Georgia Johnson, Jo Ann Zorek, Barbara Hart, Sue Todd, Kay McLaughlin, Nicole Savoye, Adrian Magally, Patricia McCormick, Rhonda Spotton, Rosemary Maisonet, Margaretha Zecevic, Souriya Anwar, Marilyn Mennenga.

Timeline

1830–1899 ∼ Domesticity and Morality

Cult of Domesticity relegates women to homemaking (1830–1880) / Seneca Falls, First Women’s Rights Convention, held (1848) / Female moral reformers attack prostitution as the product of male lust (1850s) / Wyoming is the first state to grant women the vote (1869) / Seven out of ten working women hold jobs as domestic servants (1870) / Passionlessness marriages controls birth rate (1870s–1880s) / Women begin to express favorable opinions about sex but in moderation (1890s)

MILESTONES: Interracial alliances of workers and farmers forge national organization, the Knights of Labor (1866) • Transatlantic telegraph cable laid to Europe (1857–1866) • Darwin’s Origins of the Species theorizes that man is descended from apes (1859) • Thomas Edison invents the light bulb (1879) and one horsepower generator (1881) • St. Andrews Golf Club at Yonkers, New York is formed, marking the beginning of golf in the U.S...

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