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Vocations for the Trained Woman Volume 7; Introductory Papers (Paperback) Loot Price: R378
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Vocations for the Trained Woman Volume 7; Introductory Papers (Paperback): Agnes Frances Perkins

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Vocations for the Trained Woman Volume 7; Introductory Papers (Paperback)

Agnes Frances Perkins

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 Excerpt: ...are low-paid "leisure-time workers," and the turn shoe workmen, the best paid of all home workers on Wearing Apparel. Sixty-three home workers on shoe trimmings who reported on this point included only 21 earning five cents and less, while over onehalf of them (32) were earning more than five cents and less than 10 cents, but only 10 were earning 10 cents or over. The fact that only 112, or about one-third of the Wearing Apparel workers interviewed, made more than 10 cents an hour is significant. It shows that even by working 54 hours a week but few of these home workers could make as much as $5.40 a week, and this estimate does not take into account possibilities of seasonal or other non-employment. 1 See Table 23, pp. 48 and 49, ante, on Hourly Earnings of Home Workers: By Industries. (4) Extent And Causes Of Non-employment. The following table shows the extent and the causes of non-employment. Table 39.--Extent and Causes of Non-employment for Families of Home Workers on Wearing Apparel. Five hundred and eighty-one families of home workers on Wearing Apparel reported as to the extent and cause of non-employment during the year. Of this number, 207 were out of work part of the year on account of industrial causes, usually dull season, 58 were voluntarily idle, and 52 remained out of work through illness. 2. JEWELRY AND SILVERWARE BY MARGARET HUTTON ABELS A. Introductory. Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New York, and Connecticut have come to be the leading States in the Union in the manufacture of jewelry. In Boston, in revolutionary times, the Revere family did a thriving business as gold and silversmiths. A little later, in North Attleborough, a Frenchman, remembered only as "the foreigner" and Serile Dodge in Providence, were making bre...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: Agnes Frances Perkins
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 80
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-47852-5
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-47852-1
Barcode: 9781130478525

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