Archive Treasures: Getting down to work

A Handmaid Diamond Jubilee, News

Sometimes when photos are taken, gathered, and placed in an album people might wonder, “Why did you take a photo of THAT?” This is true particularly when it seems like an everyday, ordinary thing or task. But, with the passage of time, even the plain-old stuff becomes vastly more interesting. When these ‘secretarial’ photos were taken they didn’t seem like much. Just showing Handmaids at work. Now we look back and marvel at the common tools that may look like antiques today.