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]

Credits


The Team | Credits


The Team
Leigh B. Bienen, Project Director
Senior Lecturer, School of Law, Northwestern University

Marcia Lehr
Faculty Services Librarian, Northwestern University School of Law

Pegeen Bassett
Documents Librarian, Northwestern University School of Law

Juana Haskin, Project Coordinator
Faculty Assistant, School of Law, Northwestern University School of Law

Mark Swindle, Designer/IA/Project Manager
Senior Designer, Northwestern University School of Education and Social Policy

Matthew Rich, Developer
Senior Web Applications/Software Developer, Northwestern University School of Education and Social Policy


Research Assistants
Jessica Bluebond-Langner
Jason Britt
Jennifer Chen
Daniel Diorio
Jake Dreier
Molly Heiler
Peter D. Hoffmann
Laura Lombardo
Diana Nielson
Kristine Schanbacher
Edward Schexnayder
Melissa Solomon
Leila Stehlik-Barry
Arianne Urus

Credits
The Florence Kelley Project was made possible by the generous contributions and support, for which we are very grateful, from the following: