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Thursday, August 18, 2005

The Exciting Game of Career Girls

Via BoingBoing:

Brad, of Bradley's Almanac, reports a 1966 board game meant to help young girls figure out their futures. Their choices? Teacher, actress, nurse, model, ballet dancer, and airline hostess. Clicking on the link will show you the fascinating game tokens used in all their slightly-horrifying glory.

As Brad says:

Looking at it now, nearly 40 years removed, it's mostly just a riot, or maybe kinda sad, depending on how far you think workplace gender equality has come since the mid-sixties.

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