Variant of In the City Editor's Room
Medium: Lithographic pencil on illustration board
Dimensions: sheet: 19 13/16 × 22 in. (50.3 × 55.9 cm)
Illustration Citation: "A Girl Who Became a Reporter," by Hayden Carruth, in The Youth's Companion, April 22, 1897. Variant of published illstration
Credit Line: Acquired through the bequest of Frieda Becher, 1978
About: This is a variant of a drawing that appeared in a story about a young woman stenographer at a New York City newspaper. Her boss refuses to let her work as a street reporter, suggesting that she cover fashion instead. After she undertakes an investigation in her off hours, her success wins her a reporter's position.
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