Bosworth, Louise Marion, 1881-1982.

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Bosworth, daughter of a bank president, grew up in Illinois, graduated from Wellesley College in 1907, and was a social worker. She worked for a number of settlement houses and participated in surveys of workers' living conditions, including the Women's Educational and Industrial Union survey (1907-1909) of incomes and expenditures of women workers, the results of which she published as The Living Wage of Women Workers; a survey (1911) of available housing in Philadelphia, which she later published as Housing Conditions in Main Line Towns; and an investigation (1914) of living costs, under the auspices of the Survey Committee of the Cleveland Foundation.

From the description of Papers, 1890-1946 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122506540

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creatorOf Bosworth, Louise Marion, 1881-1982. Papers, 1890-1946 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
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associatedWith Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939. person
associatedWith Addams, Jane, 1860-1935. person
associatedWith Boston Women's Trade Union League. corporateBody
associatedWith Bosworth, Winifred, 1885- person
associatedWith Breckinridge, Sophonisba Preston, 1866-1948. person
associatedWith College Settlement of Philadelphia. corporateBody
associatedWith Dana Hall (Wellesley, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith Denison House. corporateBody
associatedWith Gould Farm (Great Barrington, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith Hull House (Chicago, Ill.) corporateBody
associatedWith Kehew, Mary Morton Kimball, 1859-1918. person
associatedWith Rockport Lodge (Rockport, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith Wellesley College. corporateBody
associatedWith Women's Educational and Industrial Union (Boston, Mass.) corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Boston (Mass.)
Wellesley (Mass.)
College students
Depression, Mental--Patients
School children
Voyages and travels
Finance, Personal
Working class
Social settlements
Women--Health and hygiene
Cost and standard of living
Teenage girls
Mothers and daughters
Women--Sexual behavior
Social workers


Birth 1881

Death 1982

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