Mary Manley, class of 1933

Mary Manley grew up in Providence, Rhode Island, one of five children. She began studying at Pembroke College in 1929 and graduated with an A.B in history in 1933. After graduation, she attended secretarial school and worked for the Young Women's Christian Association, the Progress Governmental Research Bureau, and the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, where she worked until she had her first child. Manley married at the age of 25 and had four children.