Series 1, Subseries 1, part a. Correspondence (A-H), 1905-1910. [microform]


Series 1, Subseries 1, part a. Correspondence (A-H), 1905-1910. [microform]

Include correspondence relating to the formation and early administration of the American Association for Labor Legislation (AALL); to relations of the AALL with the International Association for Labor Legislation; to fund raising; to the Association's desire to investigate occupational diseases and poisons; to the establishment of state chapters; to a study of phosphorus poisoning ("phossy jaw"); to a workmen's compensation campaign in New York; to the Illinois 10-hour law; to pension systems; to changes in legislation in regard to occupational hazards, insurance, employment office regulations, and child labor; and to a contributory workmen's compensation insurance plan. Major correspondents include John B. Andrews, Louis D. Brandeis, John R. Commons, Miles M. Dawson, Edward T. Devine, Richard T. Ely, Henry W. Farnam, Henry B. Favill, Josephine C. Goldmark, Samuel Gompers, and Alice Hamilton. Other individual and organizational correspondents of national significance or who wrote with some frequency include the following with names beginning with the letters A-H: Jane Addams; Felix Adler; Amalgamated Association of Street and Electric Railway Employees of America; American Economic Association; J. Mahlon Barnes (national secretary, Socialist Party); Stephen Bauer (general secretary, International Association for Labor Legislation); James D. Beck (commissioner, Wisconsin Bureau of Labor and Industrial Statistics); Sophonisba P. Breckinridge; Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers; Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen; Robert W. Bruère (general agent, New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor); Committee of One Hundred on National Health, of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; John L. Coulter (University of Minnesota); Edgar T. Davies (chief, Illinois State Factory Inspectors). Additional correspondents include Davis Rich Dewey; Mary E. Dreier (president, New York Women's Trade Union League); Crystal Eastman (secretary, New York State Commission on Employers Liability and Causes); Irving Fisher (president, Committee of One Hundred of the Association for the Advancement of Science; John A. Fitch; Lucia O. Ford; Lee K. Frankel; S.M. Franklin (secretary, National Women's Trade Union League); Ernst Freund; John P. Frey (International Moulders); Andrew Furuseth (Sailors' Union of the Pacific; Charles F. Gettemy (director, Massachusetts Bureau of Statistics); John M. Glenn (secretary and director, Russell Sage Foundation); Nathan Glicksman; John Golden (president, United Textile Workers of America); Fred S. Hall (secretary, Pennsylvania Child Labor Association); M.B. Hammond (associate professor, Ohio State University); C.A. Harper, M.D. (secretary, Wisconsin Board of Health); G.W.W. Hanger (U.S. Bureau of Labor); Charles Harrington, M.D. (secretary, Massachusetts State Board of Health); L.W. Hatch (chief statistician, New York State Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics); C.R. Henderson; Morris Hillquit; and Hull House.

Series 1, Subseries 1 parts a and b: 2.5 linear ft. (on 3 microfilm reels)


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