Performing independence : male clerks, bookkeepers, and stenographers from 1820 to 1870 -- Treasury girls and the masses : from degraded women workers to employees -- Stepping-stones and short ladders : men's faltering independence -- The male stenographers' solution : the language of professionalism -- Typewriter girls and lady stenographers : the challenges of respectability -- "My fondest hopes will have been realized" : independence, ambition, and the new woman -- Performances of professionalism.
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