The woman shown above is Doris Abravaya, who attended the Manhattan Trade School for Girls in the early 1930s. Her story is the focus of the latest full-length Permanent Record article on Slate, which also tells the story of the school's job placement counselor, Althea Kotter. (As you may recall, I explained how researcher Cate Bloomquist cracked that case last week.)
I'm very happy with the way this piece turned out -- hope you like it too. Check it out here.