Henry Demarest Lloyd and his colleagues spoke out in print, in conversation, and at public gatherings. With wit he criticized the courts for judicial opposition to abolition and business excesses such as fourteen hour working days, the million unemployed, sweat shops, and the forced prostitution of the workers' daughters  [read more]

Government Documents - Illinois, Chicago, other


United States Government Printing Office
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1896 1890 Census: Report On Vital & Social Statistics in the U.S
1910 Report on Condition of Woman and Child Wage-Earners in the United States; Volume IX
 
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State of Illinois
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1909 Illinois, Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bulletin, Labor Legislation in the 46th General Assembly of Illinois (1909).
1893 Inaugral Address of John Peter Altgeld Before the Thirty-Eighth General Assembly, january 10, 1893
1893 Laws of the State of Illinois Passed By the Thirty-Eighth General Assembly
1893 Report and Findings of the Joint Committee to Investigate the "Sweat Shop" System [together with a transcript of the testimony taken by the committee]
1891 Report of the Illinois Bureau of Labor Statistics - 1890 - 6th Biennial
1893 Report of the Illinois Bureau of Labor Statistics - 1892 - 7th Biennial
1895 Report of the Illinois Bureau of Labor Statistics - 1894 - 8th Biennial
1897 Report of the Illinois Bureau of Labor Statistics - 1896 - 9th Biennial
1899 Report of the Illinois Bureau of Labor Statistics - 1898 - 10th Biennial
 
City of Chicago
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1893 Annual Report of the Department of Health of the City of Chicago 1893
1894 Annual Report of the Department of Health of the City of Chicago 1894
1896 Biennial Report of the Department of Health of the City of Chicago 1895-96
 
State of New York
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1895 Ninth Annual Report of the Factory Inspectors of the State of NY (transmitted to the legislature 01/28/1895)