Investigating favoritism in government. Washington, D.C.,...

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Investigating favoritism in government. Washington, D.C., March 31. A characteristic pose of Senator Allen J. Ellender, democrat of Louisiana, chairman of the Special Senate Committee investigating charges of favoritism in promotion of feminine workers on the government service. Principal charges are that the beauties are being promoted, regardless of their ability, over the heads of their homelier co-workers. 3-31-39

Part of the U.S. Library of Congress's Harris & Ewing Collection (Library of Congress).

Harris & Ewing, photographer
  • Glass negatives.
  • 1 negative : glass ; 4 x 5 in. or smaller
  • Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection.
  • Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955.
  • General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at
  • Temp. note: Batch five.


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