IV- "Suspicion's Gulf Separating House Worker, Employer" - Adela Rogers St. Johns - Los Angeles Examiner

IV- "Suspicion's Gulf Separating House Worker, Employer" - Adela Rogers St. Johns - Los Angeles Examiner

Writer Takes Job as Mother's Helper in Small Family – $15 Month – Tasks Prove Hard, but Kindness Shown Her Brings Joy

by: Adela Rogers St. Johns | publication date: December 23, 1931 | Publication: Los Angeles Examiner | pages: Section 2, p. 1, 14

". . .Slowly, my own home, my own life fading away before the terrific pressure of this hand-to-hand battle for existence. As though it were all a beautiful dream or a memory from some former existence. Many of the women I met have happy pasts that have become mere memories. . ."

Adela Rogers writes a series in the LA Examiner about her experience posing as an unemployed, poor and friendless girl in Los Angeles. In this article, Adela recounts her experience working as a mother's helper.

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