Category Archives: Plainfield

Drake Business School, New Jersey – Mary Mirota – 1936

Mary Mirota earned a secretarial degree from the Drake College of Business, Plainfield, New Jersey after taking classes in the 1930s. Mary ran this newspaper ad in her local newspaper, The Courier News, during the month of June 1936, looking … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday – Photograph of Mrs. Carolyn Hyde

This photograph of Mrs. Carolyn Hyde, with her dog, was taken around 1940 by her personal secretary, Mary Mirota. The two men are a mystery, as is also the location. In January of 2013 I had posted about Mrs. Hyde, … Continue reading

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Workday Wednesday – Mary Mirota, Private Secretary

This lovely photograph of Mary Mirota (1913-1969), was taken when she was employed as a private secretary, in the late 1930s and early 1940s.  I love her dress with the brooch, and her pretty shoes! At that time, she worked … Continue reading

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