George Moses Price files and scrapbook, 1883-1952 [bulk 1912-1942].


George Moses Price files and scrapbook, 1883-1952 [bulk 1912-1942].

George Moses Price files and scrapbook, 1883-1952 [bulk 1912-1942].

Includes a copy of the preliminary report of the Factory Investigating Commission (1929); a volume of bound documents relating to the Joint Board of Sanitary Control in the Cloak, Suit and Skirt and the Dress and Waist Industries (1911-1925); a Japanese edition of Price's book, ; and a scrapbook containing various documents relating to Price's work and career. The Modern Factory


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