1. House Physicians and Graduate Nurses at Lord & Taylor Tended to Employees

Early into the Fifth Avenue Lord & Taylor’s opening, the store did not only employ retail workers. It also had a full staff of house physicians and graduate nurses who tended to the employee’s needs both at home and inside the store. In fact, every applicant had to be examined by a physician prior to being hired. The healthcare staff also helped to supervise the hygienic requirements for the fourth floor, containing the children’s barbershop.

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