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living wage of women workers a study of incomes and expenditures of 450 women in the city of Boston. by Louise Marion Bosworth

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Published by Longmans, Green, and Co. in New York .
Written in English


  • Wages -- United States,
  • Women -- Employment,
  • Cost and standard of living -- United States

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StatementPrepared under the direction of the Department of Research, Women"s Educational and Industrial Union, Boston; ed., with an introduction by F. Spencer Baldwin.
ContributionsBaldwin, Foy Spencer, 1870-
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 90 p.
Number of Pages90
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23315767M

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