She got the job, at Harry Atkinson in advertising. She's behind the table here.
In a family of six children, she was the only one to work for some time while unemployment was in the double digit percentages. Her sister, Gertrude, was accepted by the University of Chicago--as a woman, please note--but could not afford to go.
The family instead prioritized money to pay for their brother to attend the same school. Funds set aside for that purpose vanished overnight in a bank mere days after being deposited.
Three generations of this family continued to live together under one roof for at least three more decades. They feasted together--not hungry a single night, Gertrude said.