[WOMEN] [UNIONS] Some Facts Regarding Unorganized Working Women in the Sweated Industries. National Women's Trade Union League of America.
[WOMEN] [UNIONS] Some Facts Regarding Unorganized Working Women in the Sweated Industries

[WOMEN] [UNIONS] Some Facts Regarding Unorganized Working Women in the Sweated Industries

Chicago: National Women's Trade Union League of America, 1914. Staplebound. Unpaginated [6 pages]. 23 x 15.5 cm. Printed pamphlet published by the WTUL at the height of influence under the leadership of Margaret Dreier Robins. Detailed information regarding working women's wages - extracted from The Federal Report on the Condition of Women and Child Wage Earners in the United States, The Report of the New York State Factory Investigation Commission, and The Report of Industrial Home Work in Massachusetts. Some alarming statistics from the era: Women working in the candy trade, hand dipping cream candy with chocolate must cover 720 pieces of candy in an hour - or 1 piece every 5 seconds - making $5.38 a week. Also included, statistics regarding: Paper Box Industry, Canning Industry Cotton Textile Industry, Men's Ready Made Clothing, and Industrial Home Workers. Some light staining, with discernible fold. Paper toned, light chipping. White printed wraps. Good. Item #2282

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