Pittsburgh, PA: Joseph Horne Co, [Circa 1940s]. First Edition. Wraps. Small booklet measuring 5.25" x 6.25" approx. in original wraps. Rust spot to front wrap from paperclip and spots from staples at rear, with some foxing. Interior clean and bright. Very good. Very good. Item #17393
Booklet issued by Joseph Horne department store containing proposed clothing budgets for career women, based on the woman's salary, budgets A-D "for beginner to boss!" are assembled to outfit a basic wardrobe with accessories at different price points. Also includes a $250 budget for a "trousseau for the bride who plans to continue her business career. A fascinating piece of marketing, likely from the 1940s when women entered the workforce in large numbers.