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    While waiting to get married, several forms of employment were acceptable. Teaching kindergarten was for those girls who stayed in school four years. The rest were secretaries, typists, file clerks, or receptionists in insurance firms or banks, preferably those owned or run by the family, but respectable enough if the boss was an upstanding Christian member of the community.
    Barbara Howar (b. 1934)

    “O mother, mother, make my bed!
    O make it saft and narrow!
    Since my love died for me today,
    I’ll die for him tomorrow.”
    —Unknown. Bonny Barbara Allan (l. 33–36)

    Falling in love with a United States Senator is a splendid ordeal. One is nestled snugly into the bosom of power but also placed squarely in the hazardous path of exposure.
    —Barbara Howar (b. 1934)