The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that, as of May 2008, there were over 2.2 million persons employed as servers in the United States.Women began to develop more opportunities when they moved into the paid workplace, formerly of the male domain.Two-thirds of the American Geographical Society (AGS)'s employees were women, who served as librarians, editorial personnel in the publishing programs, secretaries, research editors, copy editors, proofreaders, research assistants and sales staff.
Women who joined the armed forces participated in every military field except combat. A typical job sought by working women was that of a telephone operator or Hello Girl.
: The nickname Leatherneck has become a universal moniker for a U. This leather collar, called The Stock, was roughly four inches high and had two purposes. Navy began using Gyrene as a jocular derogatory reference to U. So, during World War II sailors began referring to Marines as Jarheads. Then the Marines attacked and swept the Germans back out of Belleau Wood.
The term originated from the wide and stiff leather neck-piece that was part of the Marine Corps uniform from 1798 until 1872. For roughly 50 years, sailors had little luck in their effort to insult Marines by calling them Gyrenes. In the summer of 1918 the German Army was driving toward Paris. In a desperate effort to save Paris, the newly arrived U. The German drive toward Paris sputtered, fizzled, and died. Five months later Germany would be forced to accept an armistice.
Women scientists found it hard to gain appointments at universities.
Women scientists were forced to take positions in high schools, state or women's colleges, governmental agencies and alternative institutions such as libraries or museums.