In the Spring of 1892, Florence Kelley wrote to Frederich Engels, there was a ‘fever heat of interest’ in clearing out the sweating dens. ‘The sweating system in Chicago has been a subject of investigation since 1891, when Mrs. Thomas J. Morgan, on behalf of the Chicago Trades and Labor Assembly, made the first inspection that attracted public attention....”  [read more]

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