An army of office workers arose during the 20th century to administer a complex economy increasingly based on communications. These women using heavy manual typewriters are able to work in an occupation with more skills and better working conditions than were available to most women in the 19th century.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: AAVK Acc. 3493 C818
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