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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Professor Bienen's Legal History Lecture "Florence Kelley and the Illinois Supreme Court" at the Illinois Supreme Court historic preservation commission. 

Project Overview and Interview with Leigh Bienen, Project Director
Project Overview and Interview with Leigh Bienen, Project Director

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A Discussion on Libraries and Technology
A Discussion on Libraries and Technology

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