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League of Women Shoppers Consider the Laundry Workers

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.110 Author/Creator: League of Women Shoppers Place Written: New York, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: August 1937 Pagination: 63 p. ; 19.5 x 13.2 cm.

Summary of Content: One pamphlet entitled, "Consider the Laundry Workers," dated August 1937. Printed by the League of Women Shoppers. Articles within the pamphlet discuss the industry of laundry workers, personal narratives, working conditions and living standards. Concludes with suggestions of types of legislation that could improve the industry. Includes photos of the different types of laundry workers, primarily women.

People: Filley, Jane, fl. 1937
Mitchell, Therese, fl. 1937

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: LaborUnionsWomen's HistoryWorker's rightsWorking Class

Sub Era: The Great Depression

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