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Margaret Fishback, Maternity Leave, and the Glass Ceiling in 'Lillian Boxfish Takes A Walk'

In “Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk,” author Kathleen Rooney explores women's issues using Margaret Fishback, the highest-paid ad woman in the the 1930s, as inspiration. In Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk, Rooney explains the state of maternity leave and the glass ceiling in the 1930s and 1940s with historical accuracy. Using Lillian Boxfish as a jumping-off point, let's discuss maternity leave and the glass ceiling today.