Records, 1922-1931.


National Consumers' League. Records, 1922-1931.

Records, 1922-1931.

Typewritten correspondence concerning various issues of women's rights, primarily the passage of labor legislation, between Florence Kelley of the National Consumers' League and Julia C. Lathrop; and copies of "Leisure by Law for Women" by Kelley, and of "Why You Should Oppose Merit Rating" by Abraham Epstein of the American Association for Social Security.

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Kelley, Florence, 1859-1932 (person)

Florence Kelley (A.B., Cornell, 1882) was born in Philadelphia. In 1884 she married Lazare Wischnewetzky; they had three children. In 1891 Kelley divorced him, reclaimed her maiden name, and became a resident of Chicago's Hull-House. In 1892 the Illinois Bureau of Labor Statistics hired her to investigate the "sweating" system in the garment industry and the federal commissioner of labor asked her to participate in a survey of city slums. Illinois Governor John Peter Altgeld later...

National Consumers' League (corporateBody)

Organization founded in 1899 to monitor the conditions under which goods were manufactured and distributed. From the description of National Consumers' League records, 1882-1986 (bulk 1920-1950). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981678 The League was founded in 1898 to improve conditions for workers. From the description of Records, 1912-1949 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006759 The National Consumers' League was founded in 18...

Lathrop, Julia Clifford, 1858-1932 (person)

Social worker and reformer, Julia Clifford Lathrop was the first head of the United States Children's Bureau. From the description of Letter, 1926. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007298 ...

Epstein, Abraham, 1892-1942 (person)

Research Director, Pennsylvania Commission on Old Age Pensions, 1918-1921 and 1923-1927; Executive Secretary, American Association for Social Security, 1927-1942. From the description of Abraham Epstein papers, 1918-1945. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 493895947 Public officer, scholar, and specialist in social and old age security. From the description of Papers, 1922-1931. (Wayne State University). WorldCat record id: 2841437...