UK Perspectives
2:34 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

Women At Work Exhibit

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Our topic is the Women At Work photography exhibit at the Margaret I. King Library, on display now through the end of March. Deirdre Skaggs, Associate Dean of Special Collections is our guest.

Waitresses at the Jerry's Drive-In Restaurant registered a friendly protest after hearing a report that the company was ordering new chemise uniforms for all its waitresses. The women reported for work dressed in uniforms made of burlap sacks in May 1958. From left to right, Billie Columbia, Doris Jones, Melba Stevens, Florence Marshall, Sue Stafford, and Carol Lewis.
Credit Lexington Herald-Leader