"Can a Working Girl Live on the Wages She Receives?: Trenton" - Catharine Brody - Vancouver Sun

Byline: Catharine Brody ; 1924-01-27; The Vancouver Sunday Sun; pages 3

Report: Women's Issues Job Hunting Series - Catharine Brody

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"I had a fellow lodger in Trenton, Gertrude, who worked in an electric wire factory and because my landlady consulted her as to a job for me in her shop, Gertrude became my 'girl friend.' It was Gertrude who threw a great light for me on the way in which the working girl managers ' on her own.' Gertrude was nineteen with regular, small features, which would have been pretty but for her silly and freckled complexion and the hideous fun arrangement of her red hair. "

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