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|New York City Meter Maids
The Mayor of New York City, New York, Robert
F. Wagner, and city traffic officials inspect "Meter
Maids" on June 1, 960. The new unit comprised 100
women who would patrol 120 metered areas of the city in
20 teams of 5 persons each. In addition to serving as
collectors of parking meter revenue, the women were
empowered to issue warnings and summonses for violations.
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