Use the tool below to leaf through the report cards for 12 of the Manhattan Trade School students featured in the Permanent Record series. Each "report card" is actually a packet of several cards detailing the girl's performance—not just in school but also in the workforce. The school had a job placement office that helped the students obtain work, primarily in the garment trades, after they graduated. Read a primer on how to interpret the information on the report cards.
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