Women Wage-Earners: Their Past, Their Present, and Their Future
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Women Wage-Earners: Their Past, Their Present, and Their Future

By Helen Campbell
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  • WOMEN WAGE-EARNERS:
  • THEIR PAST, THEIR PRESENT, AND THEIR FUTURE.
    • BY
  • HELEN CAMPBELL,
    • AUTHOR OF "PRISONERS OF POVERTY," "PRISONERS OF POVERTY ABROAD," "THE PROBLEM OF THE POOR," "MRS. HERNDON'S INCOME," ETC.
    • With an Introduction
    • Professor of Political Economy and Director of the School of Economics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wis.
    • BOSTON:
    • ROBERTS BROTHERS.
    • 1893.
  • CONTENTS
  • INTRODUCTION
  • AUTHOR'S PREFACE.
  • WOMEN WAGE-EARNERS;
    • THEIR PAST, THEIR PRESENT, AND THEIR FUTURE.
    • INTRODUCTION
  • I.
    • A LOOK BACKWARD.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • II.
    • EMPLOYMENTS FOR WOMEN DURING THE COLONIAL PERIOD, AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE FACTORY.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • III.
    • EARLY ASPECTS OF FACTORY LABOR FOR WOMEN.
    • FOOTNOTE:
  • IV.
    • RISE AND GROWTH OF TRADES UP TO THE PRESENT TIME.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • V.
    • LABOR BUREAUS AND THEIR WORK IN RELATION TO WOMEN.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • VI.
    • PRESENT WAGE-RATES IN THE UNITED STATES.
    • RECAPITULATION
    • AVERAGE WEEKLY EARNINGS, BY CITIES.
    • AVERAGE WAGE PER STATE.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • VII.
    • GENERAL CONDITIONS FOR ENGLISH WORKERS.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • VIII.
    • GENERAL CONDITIONS FOR CONTINENTAL WORKERS.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • CHAPTER IX.
    • GENERAL CONDITIONS AMONG WAGE-EARNING WOMEN IN THE UNITED STATES.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • X.
    • GENERAL CONDITIONS IN THE WESTERN STATES.
  • XI.
    • SPECIFIC EVILS AND ABUSES IN FACTORY LIFE AND IN GENERAL TRADES.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • XII.
    • REMEDIES AND SUGGESTIONS.
    • FOOTNOTES:
  • APPENDIX.
    • FACTORY INSPECTION LAW.
  • AUTHORITIES CONSULTED IN PREPARING THIS BOOK.
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY OF WOMAN'S LABOR AND OF THE WOMAN QUESTION.
    • GERMANY.
    • BIBLIOGRAPHY OF FRENCH LITERATURE ON THE WOMAN QUESTION AND THAT OF WOMAN'S LABOR.
    • ENGLISH BIBLIOGRAPHY.
  • INDEX.
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