Wages and Hours of Girls Employed in Mercantile Establishments in Ohio in 1913. Women, Industrial Commission of Ohio.

Wages and Hours of Girls Employed in Mercantile Establishments in Ohio in 1913

Columbus: 1914. 33pp. Original green printed wrappers, stapled. Light wear and soiling, heavier to spine. Internally clean. Very good. Item #1246

A report prepared following the enactment of an Ohio constitutional amendment requiring the state to set a minimum wage. This report summarizes responses to a state-wide survey about women's wages in department stores and other retail establishments, providing statistics on wages by both city and age group. The most common wage was $6 per week, and the most common number of hours worked was 52. An interesting tool in the historical investigation of women's work.

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