Petticoats and Pinstripes: Portraits of Women in Wall Street's History

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This fascinating work presents biographical essays about women from the colonial period to modern times, chronicling the previously untold story of the female financial experience in the United States. * Explores the female financial experience in the United States from the colonial period to modern times * Presents the history of women on Wall Street by placing personalities in the context of both Wall Street's development and prevailing political and cultural times * Identifies common themes and issues confronted by women in finance * Provides two quick-reference appendices, one describing the significance of particular women and a second that provides a chronology of milestones