Price, George Moses, 1864-1942

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Dr. George M. Price spent his professional life engaged in public health issues. Specifically, Price did pioneering work in the field of industrial health and worker safety.

In 1911, Price was named to the New York State Factory Investigating Commission, chaired by Robert Wagner, which investigated working conditions and health standards in New York industries, particularly the garment industry. From 1911 to 1925, Price served as director of the Joint Board of Sanitary Control in the Shirt and Dress Industry. Price also served as the director of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU) Health Center from its founding until his death in 1942. Price was a member of a number of organizations concerned with public and industrial health issues, including the National Tuberculosis Association and the American Public Health Association.

From the description of George Moses Price files and scrapbook, 1883-1952, bulk 1912-1942. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63540285

Dr. George M. Price spent his professional life engaged in public health issues. Specifically, Price did pioneering work in the field of industrial health and worker safety.

In 1911, Price was named to the New York State Factory Investigating Commission, chaired by Robert Wagner, which investigated working conditions and health standards in New York industries, particularly the garment industry. From 1911 to 1925, Price served as director of the Joint Board of Sanitary Control in the Shirt and Dress Industry. Price also served as the director of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union (ILGWU) Health Center from its founding until his death in 1942. Price was a member of a number of organizations concerned with public and industrial health issues, including the National Tuberculosis Association and the American Public Health Association.

From the guide to the George Moses Price files and scrapbook, 1883-1952 [bulk 1912-1942]., (Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library)

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creatorOf Price, George Moses, 1864-1942. George Moses Price files and scrapbook, 1883-1952, bulk 1912-1942. Cornell University Library
referencedIn ILGWU. Union Health Center records, 1911-1977. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives
creatorOf International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Union Health Center. ILGWU. Union Health Center records, 1911-1977. Cornell University Library
referencedIn ILGWU. Union Health Center records, 1911-1977. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives
creatorOf George Moses Price files and scrapbook, 1883-1952 [bulk 1912-1942]. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives
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United States
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Factory laws and legislation
Clothing workers
Tuberculosis--Prevention
Industrial safety
Textile workers
Industrial hygiene
Tuberculosis--United States--Prevention
Industrial hygiene--United States
Industrial accidents
Industrial safety committees
Industrial safety--United States
Medical consultants
Factory laws and legislation--United States
Factory inspection--United States
Factories--Inspection
Industrial accidents--United States
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Birth 1864

Death 1942

English,

Japanese,

German

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