Series 1, Subseries 2, part a. Correspondence (A-G) 1910-1915. [microform].

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American Association for Labor Legislation. Series 1, Subseries 2, part a. Correspondence (A-G) 1910-1915. [microform].

Series 1, Subseries 2, part a. Correspondence (A-G) 1910-1915. [microform].

Include correspondence relating to a bill banning the use of white phosphorous in the match industry; to meetings and programs of the Association; to occupational diseases; to accident reporting; to workmen's compensation; to workplace inspection; to child labor; to women's hours of work; to minimum wage investigation; to lead poisoning; to questions of mediation and compulsory arbitration; to a study of anthrax as an occupational disease; to health insurance; to revision of the compressed air provisions of the New York State Labor Law; to the Kern bill; to the National Conference on Unemployment; and to the operation of the Municipal Lodging House, on the Board of which Andrews served. Major and frequent correspondents include Stephen Bauer, James D. Beck, Joseph P. Chamberlain, Katharine Coman, John R. Commons, Clarence Darrow, Edgar T. Davies, Miles M. Dawson, John J. Esch, Henry W. Farnam, Irving Fisher, John A. Fitch, Ernst Freund, and Samuel Gompers. Other individual and organizational correspondents of national significance or who wrote with some frequency include the following with names beginning with letters A-G: Jane Addams; Felix Adler; Magnus W. Alexander (vice-president, National Society for the Promotion of Industrial Education); Frederic Almy (secretary, Charity Organization Society, Buffalo, N.Y.); Amalgamated Association of Street and Electric Railway Employees of America; American Medical Association; Leo Arnstein; James P. Boyle; Edwin V. Brake (Colorado Bureau of Labor Statistics); Louis D. Brandeis; Lillian Brandt (secretary, International Congress on Tuberculosis); Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen; Robert W. Bruère (New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor); and the Brotherhood of Painters, Decorators, and Paperhangers of America. Other correspondents include Gerald W. Brown (assistant deputy minister of labour, Canada); Bureau of Animal Industry Employees; Bureau of Liability Insurance Statistics; James T. Burke (chief inspector, Office of Inspector of Factories, Toronto); Frank T. Carlton (Michigan Child Labor Committee); D.L. Cease (Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen); Howell Cheney (Child Labor Committee); Everett Colby; Solon DeLeon; Edward T. Devine; Davis Rich Dewey (Massachusetts Institute of Technology); Carroll W. Doten (head of Research Department, School for Social Workers, Simmons College and Harvard University); Frank S. Drown; Mary E. Dreier (president, New York Women's Trade Union League); Mrs. W.F. Dummer; Crystal Eastman (Mrs. Crystal Eastman Benedict); Lucile Eaves (University of Nebraska); Howard P. Eells (treasurer, National Metal Trades Association); Everette E. Ellinwood; Richard T. Ely; Lillian Erskine; and Elizabeth Glendower Evans (secretary, Lyman and Industrial Schools). Additional correspondents include Richard H. Fletcher, (commissioner of labor, Michigan Bureau of Labor Statistics); Lee K. Frankel; Andrew Furuseth (Sailors' Union of the Pacific); Edward Fuster (secretary, Comité Permanent du Congrès International des Accidents du Travail et des Assurances Sociales); Charles F. Gettemy (director, Massachusetts Bureau of Statistics); John M. Glenn (secretary and director, Russell Sage Foundation); John Golden (president, United Textile Workers of America); Josephine Goldmark (editorial secretary, National Consumers' League); Luke Grant; John H. Gray; and R.S. Gray.

Series 1, Subseries 2, parts a : , and c: 8 linear ft. (on 9 microfilm reels)

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