“The young waitress at the local A&W snack bar is saving her earnings for out-of-town schooling”

By David Hiser, Rifle, Colorado, July 1973

High school and college-age students often seek employment in the service sector, especially in the retail and food service industries. For many, such jobs provided a first taste of paid employment, a chance to build self-confidence, and an opportunity to learn how to get along in the workplace.

National Archives, Records of the Environmental Protection Agency (412-DA-10129)