Phyllis Deakin: Tape Two

Scope and Content

Working briefly at The Times translating Spanish articles. Brief time with Foreign Office, then returned to The Times, 1924: Advertising Department and Typewriting Bureau. Describes becoming first woman journalist with The Times. Second World War: one of first women war correspondents. Talks about National Union of Journalists and Institute of Journalists. Phyllis Deakin Honorary Secretary of Business & Professional Women's Clubs (BPWC); president, Miss Gordon Holmes. Influence of Making Things Happen by Dorothy Well.