In this passage Van Vorst describes living and working conditions for employees of a textile mill in Anniston, Alabama. She gives specific details about the housing and operation of the factory, and she includes several interviews with children who...
The first passage reviews the basic terms of the federal child labor law (which had recently been declared unconstitutional) and explains the scope of this project: "Practically no attention was given in this study to the establishments to which...
In the letter Mrs. Smoot explains that her fourteen-year-old daughter will soon lose her job because of recent legislation addressing child labor: "Monday President Roosevelt's new rule for textile mills becomes effective and while it is a...
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