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


Price, George Moses, 1864-1942. 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, THE MODERN FACTORY; and a scrapbook containing various documents relating to Price's work and career. The volume of bound documents relating to the Joint Board of Sanitary Control (entitled THE PRIVATE PAPERS OF GEORGE M. PRICE, 1911-1925) includes various reports of Board Committees (1911-1913) and the reports of the director (Price), covering such issues as the financial standing of the Board, health and disease control and insurance, fire controls and accessibility of fire escapes in factories, educational activities of the Board, first aid and nursing activities in factories, and sanitary conditions in factories (1913-1925). Scrapbook includes correspondence, reprints of articles, and newspaper clippings relating to Price's work and the ILGWU Health Center. Correspondence consists largely of letters of recommendation, appointment or congratulations. Correspondents include Mary E. Dreier, Jacob A. Riis, Charles V. Chapin, Lillian D. Wald, Roger S. Tracy, and Waller Brook Browner. Scrapbook also includes reprints of articles by and about Price extracted from such journals and newspapers as the JOURNAL OF SOCIOLOGICAL MEDICINE, TRANSACTIONS OF THE FIFTEENTH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS ON HYGIENE AND DEMOGRAPHY, MONTHLY LABOR REVIEW, ADVANCE, and PUBLICATIONS OF THE AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY. A reprint of an article by Leo Price (George M. Price's son) is also included, extracted from MENSCH UND MEDIZIN. Also included are newspaper clippings relating to Price's work and contributions, particularly to the success of the ILGWU Health Center, as well as two photographs of Price.

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