Daily Archives: September 11, 2013

Movies and Conduct

Source: ‘Female, 15, white, high-school sophomore’, quoted in Herbert Blumer, Movies and Conduct (New York: Macmillan, 1933), p. 37 Text: I have attempted to imitate the manners of several actresses, but I have never received any satisfactory results. I bobbed … Continue reading

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Working with the Working Woman

Source: Cornelia Stratton Parker, Working With the Working Woman (New York/London: Harper & Brothers, 1922), pp. 160-161 Text: Outside of the gayety during working hours, there was little going on about the Falls. Movies – of course, movies. Four times … Continue reading

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