Standards for the Employment of Women in Work on War Supplies as submitted to the Advisory Commission of the Council of National Defense

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Title

Standards for the Employment of Women in Work on War Supplies as submitted to the Advisory Commission of the Council of National Defense

Description

A report from the Committee on Women in Industry of the Advisory Commission of the Council of National Defense. 

These standards include recommendations on tenement house work, child labor, protection of mothers, wages, hours, seats, extra heavy and extra hazardous occupations, dangerous trades, heavy lifting, and exposure to heat and cold. 

Header: Committee on Women in Industry of the Advisory Commission of the Council of National Defense, Washington, D.C.

"Your Committee on Women in Industry urges the adoption of the following standards for work done for the Government in order to secure the fullest possible protection for women wage-earners."


Creator

Committee on Women in Industry. Advisory Commission of the Council of National Defense.

Source

M 86 Box 1, Roberta Wellford Collection of Women's Rights Ephemera 1915-1956, James Branch Cabell Library, VCU Libraries

Publisher

Committee on Women in Industry of the Advisory Commission of the Council of National Defense

Date

1918

Contributor

Special Collections and Archives, James Branch Cabell Library, VCU Libraries

Rights

This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is requested.

Notes

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Citation

Committee on Women in Industry. Advisory Commission of the Council of National Defense., “Standards for the Employment of Women in Work on War Supplies as submitted to the Advisory Commission of the Council of National Defense,” Social Welfare History Image Portal, accessed December 15, 2017, http://images.socialwelfare.library.vcu.edu/items/show/85.