Guide to the National Consumers' League Files,
1904-1955

Collection Number: 5235

Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library

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Date completed:
2000
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Casey Westerman, June 19, 2002

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DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
National Consumers' League files, 1904-1955.
Collection Number:
5235
Creator:
National Consumers' League.
Quantity:
2 linear ft.
Forms of Material:
Meeting minutes, correspondence, subject files, publications.
Repository:
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Records document the League's research and lobbying activities for federal and state legislation and various social action programs. Consist of routine business records, published and unpublished reports, correspondence, and research documents pertaining to equal pay, equal rights, minimum wage, child labor, women workers, migrant workers, and fair labor standards.
Language:
Collection material in English


ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORY

The National Consumers' League was founded in 1899 by the New York City, Boston, Philadelphia and Chicago Consumers' Leagues. Florence Kelley served as the first executive secretary (1899-1924). The League was concerned with bettering wages, hours and working conditions, especially those of women and children. It advocated child labor bans, minimum wage laws, and maximum hours for working women. A chief strategy of the organization was its "white list", a published listing of stores which followed fair labor practices; consumers were encouraged to patronize only these stores, and boycott others.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Records document the League's research and lobbying activities for federal and state legislation and various social action programs. Consist of routine business records, published and unpublished reports, correspondence, and research documents pertaining to equal pay, equal rights, minimum wage, child labor, women workers, migrant workers, and fair labor standards.
Organization records (1905-1955) consist of proceedings, resolutions, and reports of annual meetings (1930-1955); minutes of the Board of Directors (1937-1954); annual reports (1905-1916); and routine correspondence, press releases, programs, and speeches pertaining to the arrangements for the League's 50th anniversary (1949).
Research materials (1904-1955) consist of documents collected and produced by the League's staff and members to facilitate its legislative actions and research projects. Include memoranda; manuscript notes; bulletins; research documents; miscellaneous letters, and correspondence of various League officers and staff, including Florence Kelly, with political figures and other social action agencies concerning federal and state legislation and social action programs in occupational health and safety, labor relations, equal rights amendments (1925-1955), "candy white lists" boycotts (1929-1933), public education, equal pay, health insurance (1946), wages, hours and working conditions for women, children and migrant workers, migrant labor camps, wage and hour legislation, war labor standards, disability insurance, New York State household workers (1938), work at home (1934-1945), unemployment insurance (1933-1936), defense production, New York State Minimum Wage Boards, New York savings bank insurance (1938), and social security. Also, reports, newsletters and pamphlets, chiefly of the League, pertaining to equal rights amendments, child labor, migrant workers and fair labor standards; and reports of the New York Minimum Wage Boards on the cleaning and dyeing, hotel, restaurant, retail trade and laundry industries (1933-1945).

SUBJECTS

Names:
National Consumers' League.
Kelley, Florence, 1859-1932.

Subjects:
Child labor--United States.
Consumers' leagues--United States.
Equal pay for equal work--United States.
Insurance, Disability--United States.
Insurance, Health--United States.
Insurance, Savings-bank life--New York (State)
Insurance, Unemployment--United States.
Labor laws and legislation--United States.
Migrant labor--United States.
War--Economic aspects--United States.
Women--Employment--United States.
Working class women--United States.
Lobbyists.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Access Restrictions:
Open to researchers in keeping with repository rules.
Cite As:
National Consumers' League files, #5235. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.

SERIES LIST

Series I. Organizational records Box 1
Series II. Subject files Boxes 1-2
Series III. General publications Box 2

Description
Container
Series I. Organizational Records
Annual Meeting Resolutions: 1930-36 [1938, 1941, 1947]
Box 1 Folder 1
Significant resolutions pertaining to child labor, including a resolution favoring a 16-year minimum work age for employment of children in industry and that adequate appropriations be made for their educational needs; minimum wage: a resolution urging concerted action to continue the League's national campaign for minimum wage laws; 8/40 hours per week: a resolution to urge the passage of state laws limiting hours of work to eight in one day and forty in one week; equal rights: a resolution voicing strong support for equal opportunities for men and women in industry through legislation; other resolutions pertaining to unemployment insurance legislation, the Social Security Act, health insurance, migratory workers, labor-management relations, equal pay, and establishing labor standards in all government contracts.
Annual Meeting Proceedings, 1938
Box 1 Folder 2
Includes discussions on economic implications of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA); child labor and the FLSA; minimum wage experience and a wage and hours program for the states.
Board of Directors
Box 1 Folder 3
Minutes of Meetings, 1937-1954 (incomplete, arranged by month). Discussion topics are primarily those referred to in File 1.
Fiftieth Anniversary: 1949
Box 1 Folder 4
Address by Dr. J. Douglas Brown, Princeton: Cooperation vs. Paternalism; 50th Anniversary Award presentation to Dr. Alice Hamilton, Harvard Medical School: Remarks by Florence Kelley; Speech by Senator Paul H. Douglas; Letter establishing the 50th Anniversary Fund; Letter of congratulations from President Harry Truman; Editorial comment by the New York Times; List of Milestones (page 2 of 2)
Routine correspondence, 1944-1946
Box 1 Folder 5
Bulletin of National Consumers League for Fair Labor Standards: Issues: Fall, 1945; Fall, 1946; Winter, 1946
Box 1 Folder 6
Series II. Subject Files
A. National focus
Candy Industry, Permanent Candy Committee
Box 1 Folder 7
Proceedings from the Permanent Candy Committee of the NCL, November 12, 1929. Discussion pertaining to hours and wages of workers in the candy industry. A 1933 memorandum expressing regret for the need to discontinue the issuance of the candy manufacturers' White List, owing to the breakdown of labor standards across industries.
Child Labor Pamphlets
Box 1 Folder 8
The Consumers' League of Cincinnati. Out of School- Out of Work? June, 1932. 34 pp.
Kelley, Florence. A Warning on Child Labor. December, 1937. 1 pp.
Kelley, Florence. A Fall of the Great Industrial States in the Scale of the States. December, 1902. 4 pp.
Kelley, Florence. Why the Children's Bill Did Not Pass. 1930. 4 pp.
Kelley, Florence. The Working Child. June, 1896. 4 pp.
Magee, Elizabeth S. Impact of the War on Child Labor. November, 1944. 9 pp.
Memorandum Explanatory of Proposed Federal Legislation in Aid of State Prohibition of Child Labor. Date N/A. 7 pp.
National Consumers' League. The Children's Amendment. January 1935. 9 pp. (2 copies of this.)
National Consumers' League. Helping to Make Work Safe for Children. 1928? 9 pp.
National Consumers' League. National Education and Employment Program of the Junior Education and Employment Committee of the NAM. September, 1927. 20 pp.
National Consumers' League. Child Labor Legislation Handbook. 1904. 16 pp.
National Consumers' League. Child Labor Legislation Handbook.1902. 7 pp.
National Consumers' League. Survey of Wage-Earning Girls Below Sixteen Years of Age. 1915. 65 pp.
Pound, Dean Roscoe. Child Labor Amendment. October, 1924. 4 pp.
Smith, Ethel M. Let the Facts Be Known: A Plain Statement Concerning the Proposed Child Labor Amendment to the Federal Constitution. February, 1925. 2 pp.
Child Labor, Industrial Accidents
Box 1 Folder 9
Study findings and other writings by Florence Kelley.
Child Labor Manufacturers' Program
Box 1 Folder 10
The manufacturer's program advocated 6 minimum standards related to child labor: employment certificates for children 14-16 years; physical exams; completion of sixth grade; a minimum of 4 hours a week of continued education to age 16; maximum of 48 hour work weeks between 7 a.m. and 9: p.m.; defining specific job hazards.
National Association of Manufacturers' Article. Industry Meets Educators' Ideas, Modifies Child Education Program.
Letter written to Francis Pollack from undetermined source. June 29, 1928. 2 pp.
Letter written to Freda Kirchway from Howell Cheney. February 15, 1928. 1 pp.
Minutes of Child Labor Manufacturers' Meeting. March 27, 1928. 7 pp.
Minutes of Child Labor Manufacturers' Meeting. April 20, 1929. 5 pp.
National Consumers' League. The Manufacturers' Child Labor Program.
Newspaper Article. Lehman Holds Hearing on N.Y. Child Labor Bill.
Pollack, Francis. Notes for her report on the meeting of April 20. Year N/A. 12pp.
Rough Draft for an Act to Amend the Child Labor Law. Act No. 177. May 13, 1915. 3 pp.
Tentative Draft for the New Plan for Youth in Industry. November 15, 1928. 4 pp.
U.S. Department of Labor, Children's Bureau. Letter written to Florence Kelley. October 19, 1927. 2 pp.
Disability Insurance
Box 1 Folder 11
Recommendations of the Committee on Cash Disability Insurance, NCL, 1949.
Equal Pay for Equal Work
Box 1 Folder 12
Senate Bill S.1178: A Bill providing equal pay for equal work, June 21, 1945. U.S. Department of Labor Women's Bureau. Suggested language for an Act to abolish wage differentials based on gender. State of Montana code regarding equal pay: 1935 revision to 1919 code. State of Washington: House Bill approving 1943 revision of 1913 law on equal pay.
Equal Rights 1921-1925
Box 1 Folder 13
Remarks by Florence Kelley; List of, and comments from, national organizations officially on record as against the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA); Proposed Amendment to the Unites States Constitution and related correspondence; Routine correspondence.
Equal Rights, 1940-1950
Box 1 Folder 14
Comments by Secretary of Labor to Judiciary Committee on the ERA; List of Organizations Opposed the ERA; Routine correspondence and records supporting and opposing the ERA.
Health and Safety
Box 1 Folder 15
Pamphlets related to workplace-related illnesses, including exposure to poisons.
Health Insurance
Box 1 Folder 16
Summary of proposed National Health Insurance Bill, November 19, 1945; Routine correspondence and news clippings on proposed National Health Bill.
Hotel Industry
Box 1 Folder 17
NCL pamphlets and leaflets on women hotel workers 1921-22.
Hours of Work
Box 1 Folder 18
Routine correspondence, pamphlets, and new clippings related to hours of work required by some employers, including that related to night work required of women and children.
Illustrations
Box 1 Folder 19
8 original pamphlet illustrations (photocopies here, originals in File 70).
Labor Standards Conference
Box 1 Folder 20
Reports from the first three annual meetings, 1932-1934.
Migrant labor, pamphlets and government issued reports
Box 1 Folder 21
Bettinger, Herbert C. New York's Stepchildren. June, 1948. 4 pp.
Committee on Migrant Camps. Memorandum to the New Jersey State Commission for Post War Economic Welfare. December, 1944. 6 pp.
Consumers' League of New Jersey. Brief Concerning Labor Camps for Migrants in New Jersey. June, 1944. 12 pp.
Consumers League of New York. End Feudalism on the Farms. 1958. 4 pp. (2 copies of this.)
Federal Interagency Committee on Migrant Labor. Migrant Labor . . . a human problem. 1947. 58 pp.
Costello, Frank J. A Successful Experiment. 1954. 2 pp.
Department of Health, Education, and Welfare Office of Education; Washington, D.C. Report from New York State on the Education of Migrant Children. March 9, 1953. 5 pp.
Hill, Herbert. N.Y. State Legislature Attacks Negro Family. October, 1953. 6 pp.
National Consumers' League. No Work Today! The Plight of America's Migrants. 1953. 28 pp.
National Consumers' League. A Federal Committee on Migrants to Establish a Federal Committee on Migratory Farm Labor. June, 1952. 1 pp.
New York Migrant Housing Administration. Statement of T.M. Hurd, Chairman of the New York State Interdepartmental Committee on Farm and Food Processing Labor. Date N/A. 4 pp.
New York Migrant Labor Program. Statement of T.M. Hurd, Chairman of the New York State Interdepartmental Committee on Farm and Food Processing Labor. 1950. 2 pp.
New York State Department of Labor. Meet the Migrant Worker. October 1954. 8 pp.
New York State Department of Labor. Employment of Children in New York State. February, 1944. 10 pp.
New York State Interdepartmental Committee on Farm and Food Processing Labor. Report. 1950. 14 pp.
New York State Interdepartmental Committee on Farm and Food Processing Labor. Report. 1951. 14 pp.
New York State Interdepartmental Committee on Farm and Food Processing Labor. Report. 1952. 16 pp.
New York State Joint Legislative Committee on Migrant Labor. Report. 1953. 39 pp.
Report and Evaluation on Migrant Adult Education, Richfield Springs, New York. 1953. 3 pp.
Shotwell, Louisa R. Puerto Rican Migrant Workers Plunge Eagerly Into Study of English. Date N/A. 2 pp.
United States Department of Labor. Employment and Housing Problems of Migratory Workers in New York and New Jersey Canning Industries. 1943. 35 pp.
United States Department of Labor, Division of Labor Standards. Harvest Nomads. 1945. 22 pp.
University of the State of New York. Bulletin to the Schools. October, 1956. 30 pp.
Migrant labor, news clippings
Box 1 Folder 22
Miscellaneous news clippings, 1950s.
Migrant labor, senate hearings: Hopper testimony
Box 1 Folder 23
Testimony of Mabel Hopper, Consumer League of New York, Research Director of the Migrant Labor Study, 1952; accompanying photographs (10) (photocopies here, originals in File 71)
Minimum wage, 1911-1919
Box 1 Folder 24
Collection of pamphlets and leaflets, bulk published by the National Consumer League.
Chamberlain, Mary. Settling Labor Disputes in Australia. August, 1914. 3 pp.
The Consumers' League of Maryland. The Minimum Wage Commission Bill. 1914. 6 pp.
Kelley, Florence. The Case of the Minimum Wage. February, 1915. 28 pp.
National Consumers' League. Building Up Industrial Liberty. April, 1916. 4 pp.
National Consumers' League. Do Wages Buy Health? The Oregon Minimum Wage Case RE-Argued. February, 1917. 3 pp.
National Consumers' League. Main Provisions of the American Minimum Wage Legislation for Women. December, 1914. 1 pp.
National Consumers' League. Minimum Wage Commissions, Current Facts. November, 1919. 15 pp.
National Consumers' League. Minimum Wage Boards , by Florence Kelley. June, 1911. 11 pp.
National Consumers' League. Minimum Wage Commissions Current Facts. January, 1920. 15 pp.
National Consumers' League. A Momentous Case. January, 1915. 1 pp.
National Consumers' League. The Muckers by William H. Matthews, and The Harm of Low Wages by Edward T. Devine. October 2, 1915. 8 pp.
National Consumers' League. The Oregon Minimum-Wage Crisis. June, 1917. 15 pp.
National Consumers' League. The Present Status of Minimum Wage Legislation , by Florence Kelley. July, 1913. 7 pp.
National Consumers' League. Recommended Draft for a Minimum Wage Commission Bill. July, 1914. 7 pp.
National Consumers' League. A Substitute for Charity. January, 1915. 11 pp.
National Consumers' League. The Trammell-Keating Minimum Wage Bill, Why is it Needed? 1917. 4 pp.
O'Hara, Edwin V. A Living Wage By Legislation, the Oregon Experience. 1916. 55 pp.
Roche, Josephine A. Wage Earning Women and Girls in Baltimore. May, 1918. 36 pp.
Minimum wage, 1920-1959
Box 1 Folder 25
Citizens Committee for a Minimum Wage Law in Missouri. Pamphlet. 1945. 4 pp.
Citizens Committee on the Fair Labor Standards Act. Faith and Justice.
Citizens Committee on the Fair Labor Standards Act. An Appeal to America's Conscience.
Citizens Committee on the Fair Labor Standards Act. America's Other Citizens.
Goldmark, Josephine. Women Workers' Wages.
Mason, Lucy Randolph. Work, Wages, and Security.
Joint Legislative Conference. The Minimum Wage Board Bill.
National Consumers' League. American Minimum Wage Laws at Work,
National Consumers' League. Earnings of Women in Factories and a Legal Living Wage.
National Consumers' League. Equal Opportunity for Women Wage Earners, Facts vs. Fiction.
National Consumers' League. Let's Look at the Facts.
National Consumers' League. Minimum Wage Commissions, Current Facts.
National Consumers' League. Minimum Wage Laws Are Good Business.
National Consumers' League. Minimum Wage and Collective Bargaining, by Solomon Barkin.
National Consumers' League. The Evening Star: Mrs. Roosevelt Urges $1.25 Minimum Wage.
National Consumers' League. The Public State in Minimum Wage Laws
National Consumers' League. Wage and Hour Legislation in Action.
The New York Times. National Drive to Broaden Wages and Hours Law.
Minimum wage, Great Britain
Box 1 Folder 26
British Minimum Wage Act of 1909. Report on the British Trade Boards Act, 1909-1922.
Social Security, National Testimony
Box 1 Folder 27
Statements on behalf of the NCL regarding Social Insurance (1950) and Bill to amend the Social Security Act (1954). Bill introduced for improving maternity care and care of infants, 1938; correspondence from Social Security Board, 1938
U.S. Congress, 1947
Box 1 Folder 28
Statement of the NCL to the House Judiciary Committee on H.R. 584 addressing suits for portal-portal claims filed under the FLSA
U.S. Supreme Court
Box 1 Folder 29
Articles and pamphlets related to Supreme Court rulings on labor, including its ruling on the J. Tipaldo Case.
Unemployment Compensation, Merit Rating, 1940
Box 1 Folder 30
Routine correspondence and Merit Rating Committee Report
Wartime Labor Standards (WWI)
Box 1 Folder 31
Pamphlets on the need for saving labor power during wartime, 1917-18.
Women, Labor Legislation
Box 1 Folder 32
Routine correspondence on legislation affecting women's earnings and working conditions.
Working Conditions
Box 1 Folder 33
Articles and leaflets regarding poor working conditions, particularly those for women in the needle trade industry.
Small Hollinger within Box 1, Contents:
Box 1 Folder 34
Consumer League of the City of New York Annual Report, 1897; National Consumer League Annual Reports: 1905-07, 1910-16
B. Subject Files, New York State focus
Child Labor, 1935-1938
Box 2 Folder 35
Routine correspondence, confidential report on child labor in commercial agriculture, proposed legislation relating to the sale of goods produced employing child labor, news clippings.
Child Labor, 1942-1944
Box 2 Folder 36
New York State Department of Labor report: Child Labor and Hours in New York State Canneries, Summer 1944.; Descriptions of and routine correspondence related to the Coudert-Brooks Bill, a proposal to amend the labor law relating to the combined hours of work and hours in school for minors under the age of 18. Related newspaper clippings; An abstract of laws governing school attendance and the employment of children in New York State.
Child Labor, State Correspondence
Box 2 Folder 37
Summary of laws passed in Missouri, New York State, and Vermont prohibiting sale, etc. of goods made by child labor. ; Bill S. 2226 proposing the regulation of interstate commerce in the products of child labor and for other purposes; A Brief in opposition to Nunan-Moffat Bill regarding the protection of children employed in industries engaged in interstate commerce, presented by the National Child Labor Committee, 1937; News releases and clippings, including several relating to prison-made goods.
Constitutional Convention, 1938
Box 2 Folder 38
Routine correspondence relating to a proposed change to Section 25 of the Judiciary Article of the New York State constitution which would subject all administrative determinations to review of the facts as well as the law.
Consumers League of New York, Routine Correspondence
Box 2 Folder 39
Routine correspondence, 1919-1934.
Consumers League of New York
Box 2 Folder 40
Routine correspondence between New York league and National league, 1935-1940. Signed Bill amending New York State labor law establishing new minimum age standards for women and minors. Signed by Governor April 28, 1937.
Consumers League of New York, Routine Correspondence (additional).
Box 2 Folder 41
Routine correspondence and membership listing, 1941-1942.
Consumers League of New York, Newsletters
Box 2 Folder 42
Newsletters, 1937-1941.
Consumers League of New York, Newsletters (additional)
Box 2 Folder 43
Newsletters, 1947-1955.
Consumers League of New York, Publications
Box 2 Folder 44
Disability Insurance
Box 2 Folder 45
Recommendations on disability insurance made by Consumers League of New York before Joint Legislative Committee, 1946.
Household Employment
Box 2 Folder 46
Routine correspondence, news releases, re: proposed legislation to regulate hours of employment of household workers, 1938. Notes on Women's Trade Union League re: protective legislation for domestics.
Industrial Homework, 1934-1945
Box 2 Folder 47
Correspondence, news releases, notices of public hearings on proposed orders restricting industrial homework, New York State Supreme Court record of an appeal to permit industrial homework, order prohibiting homework in artificial flower and feather industries; New York State Department of Labor report on trends in industrial homework.
Labor Standards Committee, New York State, 1933-35
Box 2 Folder 48
Letter referring to the establishment of the New York State Labor Standards Committee, January 12, 1912, list of Committee members; Minutes of meetings; Public hearing correspondence and notices; List of Senate and Assembly members, 1934; Routine correspondence, public statements, and news clippings on unemployment insurance, minimum wage.
Migrant Labor, New York State, Conferences and Studies
Box 2 Folder 49
Analysis by New York State Committee on Summer Farm Labor Problems of roundtable reports from Conference on Agricultural Labor and Community Problems, Rochester, New York, 1945. New York State Department of Labor Report on children working on fruit and vegetable farms in New York State, 1951. Excerpts from report on summer farm labor camps, 1936. Routine correspondence.
Minimum wage, advisory committee: 1933-1936
Box 2 Folder 50
Advisory Committee to Minimum Wage Board member list. Routine correspondence.
Minimum wage, General
Box 2 Folder 51
Background document on the genesis for minimum wage legislation; An analysis of minimum wage legislation; Routine correspondence, news releases, newspaper clippings; Transcript of radio address: Elinore Morehouse Herrick, Regional Director, NLRB, 1936; Brochure: New York's Minimum Wage Law: The First Twenty Years, 1958.
Minimum wage, general (additional)
Box 2 Folder 52
Additional historical background on minimum wage. Routine correspondence. Brochure from New York State Department of Labor describing minimum wage and its objectives. Brief in support of minimum wage legislation, Consumer League of New York.
Minimum wage, correspondence 1935-1940
Box 2 Folder 53
Routine correspondence. New York State Department of Labor news releases.
Minimum wage, correspondence 1941-1949
Box 2 Folder 54
Routine correspondence. Bibliography of publications relating to women workers and child labor issues. Reprints of Industrial Bulletin articles related to women in industry during wartime.
Minimum wage, inspection, 1940-1946
Box 2 Folder 55
Correspondence, notice of exam to become an inspector. Examination questions. Appeals by those who did not pass.
Minimum wage, legislative proposals-1936
Box 2 Folder 56
Routine correspondence. Legislative proposals and analysis. Newspaper clippings.
Minimum wage, newspaper clippings
Box 2 Folder 57
Collection of newspaper clippings on minimum wage issues, primarily from 1933.
Minimum wage, Tipaldo Case
Box 2 Folder 58
Routine correspondence and newspaper clippings related to New York State Court of Appeals' declaration that New York's Minimum Wage Law is unconstitutional.
Minimum wage, candy industry, 1938-1940
Box 2 Folder 59
News releases.
Minimum wage, cleaning and dyeing industry, 1935-39
Box 2 Folder 60
Routine correspondence, news releases.
Minimum wage, hotel and restaurant industry, 1935-1941
Box 2 Folder 61
Routine correspondence, news releases, leaflets.
Minimum wage, laundry industry, 1933-35
Box 2 Folder 62
Routine correspondence, news releases. (4) Film negatives of earning tables: Comparisons between basic hours and wages (skilled and unskilled workers) in 47 laundry plants in Greater New York and Westchester County, 1929 and 1931.
Minimum wage, laundry industry, 1936-1940
Box 2 Folder 63
Routine correspondence, news releases.
Minimum wage, retail stores, 1945
Box 2 Folder 64
Routine correspondence, news releases.
Savings Bank Life Insurance, New York State
Box 2 Folder 65
Routine correspondence urging support of SBLI.
Unemployment Insurance, New York State, 1935-1940
Box 2 Folder 66
Copy of New York State Unemployment Insurance Law, 1935; Analysis of Unemployment Insurance Bills Pending in Albany. Routine correspondence, newspaper clippings.
Wages and Hours, New York State, Correspondence
Box 2 Folder 67
Routine correspondence, majority from 1940s.
Wage and Hour Legislative Proposals-1940.
Box 2 Folder 68
Routine correspondence. Legislative proposals.
Wartime Labor Standards Committee, New York City, 1942
Box 2 Folder 69
Organizational member list. Minutes of Meeting, 1942. "War Emergency Dispensation Act," an Act to dispense from certain limits of the labor law as warranted by the war emergency. Guide on "Labor Standards for Maximum War Production in New York State."
Illustrations
Box 2 Folder 70
Original illustrations (8) referred to in File 19 (child labor). These are pen and ink drawings of working people used in NCL pamphlets, artist unknown, n.d.
Photographs
Box 2 Folder 71
Original photographs (10) referred to in File 23 (migrant labor).
Series III. General Publications.
Box 2 Folder 72
Beard, Mike and Florence Kelley. Amending State Constitutions: A Study of Constitutions Which Lack Suffrage Amendments. June 1916. 4pp.
Congressional Record: Proceedings and Debates of the 86th Congress, First Session. January 14, 1959. 2 pp.
The Consumers' League. Information Pamphlet. February, 1901 4pp.
The Consumers' League. Standards Pamphlet. Date N/A. 8 pp.
The Consumers' League. The Sweatshop Blight of the Tenements. 1904. 12 pp.
The Consumers' League of Buffalo. Information Pamphlet. 1912. 4pp.
The Consumers' League of Cincinnati. Employment Agencies in Cincinnati. December, 1928. 79pp.
The Consumers' League of Maryland. Sermon Preached by Cardinal Gibbons at the Cathedral. December 6, 1903. 8pp.
Ives, Irving. The Role of Education in Improved Industrial and Labor Relations. December, 1945. 2pp.
Job Brokers - Unlimited. The Need for Federal Regulation of Private Employment Agencies Engaged in Interstate Placement. November, 1941. 14pp.
Kelley, Florence. Illiterate Children in the Great Industrial States. March, 1903. 8pp. (Original and photocopy.)
Kelley, Florence. Institution-Factories. March, 1904. 4pp. (Original and photocopy.)
Kelley, Florence. My Philadelphia. October, 1926. 12pp.
Kelley, Florence. The National Consumers' League. March, 1914. 4pp.
Kelley, Florence. The National Consumers' League. June, 1915. 6pp.
Kelley, Florence. The Travesty of Christmas. December, 1903. 4pp. (Original and Photocopy.)
Kelley, Florence. Twenty-Five Years of the Consumer's League Movement. November 27, 1915. 6pp.
Memorial Meeting in Honor of Florence Kelley. Information Pamphlet. March 16, 1932. 3pp.
National Consumers' League. Bulletin: Volume 11, No. I. October, 1935. 8pp.
National Consumers' League. The Conference on the Breakdown of Industrial Standards. December 12, 1932. 46pp.
National Consumers' League. The Conference on Labor Law Administration. December 9,1935. 27pp.
National Consumers' League. Consumers United for Fair Labor Standards. Spring, 1950. 10pp.
National Consumers' League. Current Publications of the National Consumers' League. May, 1921. 10pp.
National Consumers' League. The Day's Work. December, 1916. 4pp.
National Consumers' League. Dining Out. October, 1935. 4pp.
National Consumers' League. Earnings of Women in Factories and a Legal Living Wage. January, 1921. 27pp.
National Consumers' League. First Quarter Century: 1899-1924. 16 pp.
National Consumers' League. For the Doubting Thomases. November, 1936. 6pp.
National Consumers' League. The Government and the Market Basket: Address to the Jubilee Convention of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. March, 1919. 15pp.
National Consumers' League. The High Cost of Living and the Ten Years' Program 1920-1930. October, 1920. 8pp.
National Consumers' League. Industrial Relations in England and Sweden. December, 1938. 19pp.
National Consumers' League. Information Pamphlet. catena N/A. 12pp.
National Consumers' League. Labor Laws of Twelve Southern States. June, 1934. 13 pp.
National Consumers' League. Lists of Publications. Date N/A. 1 pp.
National Consumers' League. Manufacturers Authorized to Use the Labor of the National Consumers' League. September, 1915. 3pp. (4 copies of this.)
National Consumers' League. The National Consumers' League, May, 1937. 10pp. .
National Consumers' League. The National Consumers' League History. 1934. 6 pp
National Consumers' League. Preventive Measures for Industrial Unrest. December, 1919. 8pp.
National Consumers' League. Report of the Second Annual Meeting of the Labor Standards Conference, December 12, 1933. 18pp.
National Consumers' League. Should the National Labor Relations Act be Amended? April, 1939. 8pp.
National Consumers' League. Stores Where National Consumers' League Labeled Goods Can be Found. May, 1901. 1 pp.
National Consumers' League. Summary Statement of the Work of the First Year of the National Consumers' League. May 1, 1900. 16pp.
National Consumers' League. Thirty-Five Years of Crusading. 1935. 12pp. 5 pp.
National Consumers' League. What is the National Consumers' League? 1939.
National Consumers' League. What it is - What it does. 1956. 1 pp.
National Consumers' League. What This Label Means: An Organized Demand. November 1914. 5pp.
National Consumers' League. Why the National Consumers' League. Date N/A. 7pp.
New York State-Wide Economic Congress. Program. April 15-17, 1929. 7 pp.
Parkinson, Thomas I. When the Ship Goes Down. July, 1914. 4 pp.
Roche, Josephine. Broadcast on The Consumers' Stake in Labor Progress. December 8, 1939. 6pp.
State of New York Department of Labor. A Story About 50,000 New York Women. April, 1940. 10pp.