WOMEN: At Hotel Astor

The lobby of the Astor Hotel, Manhattan, is a favorite haunt of professional women. But the smartly gowned and suited, busily chatting and gesticulating, brightly smiling and bowing congregation that buzzed around the Astor last week, were professional women extraordinary. They had come from far & wide for an exposition of artifacts and manufactures produced by women; to make speeches about women's rise in the world. Many an enthusiastic clubwoman was there, too.

Actress Eva Le Gallienne spoke for her profession. Sophie Irene Loeb, able lobbyist for social welfare legislation, gave a...

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