Hallmark’s old-school list of what girls can be: model, actress, mom


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What Girls Can Be

Author: Dean Walley, words; Maria Hughes, art

Date: None given; probably the late 1960s

Publisher: Hallmark

Discovered at: Read “Write” Training Center & Book Store, Moriarty, New Mexico

The Cover Promises: “Oh, The Places You’ll Go . . . Within the Strangling Confines of Tradition.”

Representative Quote:

“I might design dresses in the very latest style.

It would be nice to be a bride who comes walking down the aisle.”

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