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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1899 Aims and Principles of the Consumers' League
1904 Has Illinois the Best Laws in the Country for the Protection of Children?
1911 Minimum-Wage Boards
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1902 Child Labor Legislation
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1929 Labor Legislation for Women and Its Effects on Earnings and Conditions of Labor
1923 Laborers in Heat and in Heavy Industries
1910 New England's Lost Leadership
1907 Obstacles to the Enforcement of Child Labor Legislation
1911 Our Lack of Statistics
1907 Reports from State and Local Child Labor Committees and Consumers' League
1909 Scholarships for Working Children
1911 Street Trades
1909 The Federal Children's Bureau: A Symposium
1906 The Federal Government and the Working Children
1909 The Invasion of Family Life by Industry
1908 The Responsibility of the Consumer
1911 What Should We Sacrifice for Uniformity?
1914 Women and Social Legislation in the United States
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1901 The Consumers' League
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1915 Discussion: Proceedings of the Academy of Political Science in the City of New York
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1907 Factory Inspection in the United States
1897 Factory Legislation for Women in the United States
1894 Irregularity of Employment
1957 National Consumer's League and the Brandeis Brief
1895 Review: First Special Report of the Factory Inspectors of Illinois on Small-Pox in the Tenement-House Sweat-Shops of Chicago
1891 Sage Maidens of Cornell University
1894 The Chicago Strike
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