Miss R's Reward

After getting along for 92 years with nothing but male veeps, R. H. Macy & Co. last week appointed its first woman vice president. She is Brooklyn-born Beatrice Rosenberg, 52, who joined Macy's as a hat clerk 32 years ago, climbed steadily up to department manager, a merchandise counselor (millinery and footwear) and merchandise administrator. Vice President Rosenberg (married to Harry Kirshbaum, an architect) is now in charge of the millinery and shoe sales staffs, some 400 people. Her motto:"Beat last year's figures."*

In the excitement of her promotion, Miss Rosenberg burbled: "This is the greatest thing that's...

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