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U. S. DEPARTMENT O F LABOR
JAMES J . DAVIS, SECRETARY

WOMEN'S BUREAU
MARY ANDERSON, Director

BULLETIN

OF T H E , WOMEN'S

BUREAU,

N o . 42

LIST OF REFERENCES ON
MINIMUM WAGE FOR WOMEN IN THE
UNITED STATES AND CANADA
Compiled by

EDNA L . STONE

WASHINGTON
GOVERNMENT P R I N T I N G OFFICE
1925




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Letter of transmittal
Bibliographies
United States
General
Books and pamphlets
Articles in periodicals
States which have adopted m i n i m u m wage laws
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Official
IJnofflcial—
Colorado
District of Columbia
Official
Decisions of courts and briefs
Unofficial
Kansas
Massachusetts
Official
Decisions of courts
Unofficial
Minnesota
Official
Decisions of courts
Unofficial
Nebraska
North Dakota
Oregon
Official
Decisions of courts and briefs
Unofficial
Porto Rico
South Dakota
Texas
Utah
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Official
Decisions of courts
Unofficial
Wisconsin
Official
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Ohio
Pennsylvania
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LETTER OF TRANSMITTAL
U N I T E D S T A T E S D E P A R T M E N T OP L A B O R ,
WOMEN'S

Washington,

BUREAU,

May 19^ 1924.

Silt: Herewith I transmit a list of references on minimum wage for
women in the United States and Canada.
This list has been prepared by Edna L. Stone, assistant librarian
of the Department of Labor library. The Women's Bureau wishes
to express its appreciation to the library for its cooperation in this
work.
Respectfully submitted.
M A R Y ANDERSON,
Hon. JAMES J .

DAVIS,

Secretary




of

Labor.

Director.




LIST OF REFERENCES ON MINIMUM WAGE FOR WOMEN IN THE
UNITED STATES AND CANADA
BIBLIOGRAPHIES
Andrews, Mrs, Irene Osgood, M i n i m u m wage legislation
Lyon company, 1914. 219 p.

,

Albany, J. B ,

Reprinted from Appeodix I I I of the Third report of the New York state Factory
investigating commission.
" Select bibliography " ; p. 217'-218.

Boyaval, Paul. La lutte contre le sweating-system; le minimum l^gal de
saiaire; Texemple de TAustralasie et de TAngleterre. Paris, P, Alcan [1912]
718 p.
"Bibliographle*': p. [633]-708.

Broda, Eodolphe. La fixation legale des salalres, experiences de TAngleterre,
de I'Australie et du Canada. Paris, M. Giard et E. Bri^re, 1912. 181 p.
"Bibliographie": p. [175]-178.

Frankfurter, Felix. District of Columbia minimum wage cases , „
Tbe
Children's hospital of the D i s t r i c t of Columbia, a corporation, appellant, vs.
Jesse 0. Adklns [and others] . „
B r i e f for appellees. [New York, C. P.
Young CO., printers, 1921] vii, Ix, 453 p.
" Index of sources quoted " : p. 441-453.

Oregon minimum wage cases
vs. Edwin V, O'Hara, et al.
argument . . . Felix F r a n k f u r t e r
York city [1917] 783 p.

. . Frank C. Stettler, plaintiff i n error,
B r i e f for defendants i n error upon reassisted by Josephine Goldmark. New

" Index of sources quoted " : p. 765-783.

Hartman, Harleigh H. Should the state interfere i n the determination of wage
rates? New York, National Industrial conference board, 1920. viii,- 158 p.
(National industrial conference board. Special report, no. 12)
"Selected bibliography": p. 1 4 9 - [ 1 5 1 ] .

O'Grady, John. A legal minimum wage.
press, inc.] 1915. 139 p.

Washington, D. C. [National capital

Thesis—Catholic university of America.
Bibliography: p. 138^139.

Heeder, Charles W. Bibliography on the minimum wage. (In Ohio Industrial
^mmission. Department of investigation and statistics. Report no. 1.
Columbus, 0., 1914. p. 23-33)
Mary Katharine, eomp. Selected articles on minimum wage. Minneapolis, The H. W. Wilson company, 1913. 48 p. (The abridged debaters'
iiandbook series)
Bibliography: p.

Selected articles on m i n i m u m wage. W h i t e Plains, N. Y., and New
^wk city. The H. W. Wilson company, 1917. x x v i . 202 p. (Debaters* hand^ok series)
BibUography " : p . ' [ x v ] - i i T l ,




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mil^imum wage fob w o m e n i n t h e

Swenson, R i n e h a r t J.
c i t y , 1917. 74 p.

united

states

Public regulation of the r a t e of wages.

New York

Bibliography: p. 9 - 1 0 .

TTnited States. Bureau of lal}or statistics.
M i n i m u m - w a g e legislation in the
U n i t e d States and foreign countries [ b y Charles H . V e r r i l l ] April, 1915.
Washington, Govt, p r i n t off., 1915. 335 p. (Its B u l l e t i n , wliole no. 167. Miscellaneous, series, no. 8)
A select list of references:-p. 321-328.

Library of Congress. Division of hibliograplip.
L i s t of recent references
on the m i n i m u m wage question. [Washington, 1923] 10 1.
Typewritten.

Dated March 24, 1923.

Tlniverslty debaters* a n n u a l : constructive a n d r e b u t t a l speeches delivered In
• 1914-1915, 1917-1918. ' W h i t e Plains, New Y o r k , T h e H . W . Wilson company,
1915, 1918. 2 V .
Contain bibliographies on the minimum wage.

Williamson, Charles C. A l i s t of selected references on the m i n i m u m wage . . .
R e p r i n t of Appendix I V t o T h i r d report of the New Y o r k state Factory Investigation commission. Albany, J. B . L y o n company, 1914. p. 387-413.
A preliminary list was published in the Bulletin of the New York Public Ubrary,
August, 1913.

UNITED STATES
GENERAL

Books 4ind pamphlets
American academy of p o l i t i c a l • and social science, Philadelphia.
The cost of
l i v i n g . Philadelphia, A m e r i c a n academy of p o l i t i c a l a n d social science [1913]
v i i , 301 p. (Its Annals, vol, x l v i i i , whole no. 137)
PARTIAL CONTENTS.—Ft. 1. Wage standards: T h e minimum wage as part of a
program for social reform, by Henry R. Seager.—Massachusetts and the minimum
wage, by H . Larue Brown.—The minimum wage in Great B r i t a i n and Australia,
by Matthew B. Hammond.—The proposed Pennsylvania minimum wage act, by
W i l l i a m D. Lewis.—Wages in the United States, by Scott Nearlng.—The minimum
wage as a legislative proposal in the United States, by Samuel MeCune LindsaySocial investigation and social legislation, by Abram I . Elkus.—Immigration and the
minimum wage, by Paul U . Kellogg.

American electric r a i l w a y association. Committee on puUic relations. Progress report of Sub-committee on social relations
presented at the
Convention , . held a t A t l a n t i c C i t y , N . J., October 9-13, 191G. [New
Y o r k ? 1916?] 133 p.
James D. Mortimer, chairman.
" Minimum wage " : p. 89-112.
Abstract In Electric railway journal, Feb. 17, 1917, v. 4 9 : 2 8 2 - 2 8 8 ; in Aera, Feb.
1917, v. 5 : 754-755.

American federation of labor. Committee on state organizations.
m u m wage law. Report.
(In A m e r i c a n f e d e r a t i o n of labor.
proceedings, 1923, p. 226)

The mil"Reports of

Executive council. [Reports on m i n i m u m wage iegislation and on organizations of women wage-earners] (In A m e r i c a n f e d e r a t i o n of labor. Rep o r t s of proceedings, 1913, p. 5 8 - ^ , 300; 1915, p. 62-64)
^^
Regards the organization of women workers into trade unions as superior
protective legislation.

TILB A m e r i c a n l a b o r year book, 1916-1924.
science [1910-1924] 5 v.

New Y o r k , R a n d school of sodal

Contains chapters on minimum wage legislation.




minimum wage f o r w o m e n i n t h e vrnved states

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The American year book; a recora of events and progress, 1911-1919.
York and London, D. Appleton a n d company, 1912-1920.

New

The progress of minimum wage legislation is given in the sections on ".Labor
and labor legislation."

Andrews, Mrs, Irene (Osgood) . u „ M i n i m u m
J. B. Lyon company, printers, 1914. 219 p.

wage

legislation.

Albany,

At head of t i t l e : New York state Factory investigating commission.
Reprinted
from Appendix I I I of the T h i r d report of the N e w York state Factory investigating
commission. .
CONTENTS.—The American minimum wage movement.—Foreign legislation and
recommendations.—Representative opinions upon the operation of wage boards.—
Appendices: A. Decision of Oregon Supreme court upholding the minimum wage
law.—B. Minimum wage laws.—C. ( 1 ) Select bibliography.
( 2 ) Minimum wage commissions.

Arnold, John H. The debater's guide.
book corporation [1923] 315 p.

Rev. and enl.

H a r r i s b u r g , Pa., H a n d y

Outline of brief for debate' on minimum^ wage legislation, w i t h bibliography; p.
313-315.

Association of governmental labor officials of the United States and Canada.
Proceedings of the 9th-10th annual convention, 1922 and 1923.
Washington, Govt print, off., 1922-1923. 2 v. ( B u l l e t i n s of the U. S. Bureau of
labor statistics, nos. 323, 352)
CONTENTS IIELATTNG TO A I I X I M U M

WAGE:

1922: Minimum wage and hours of labor—open f o r u m : p. 125-131.
1923: Methods of enforcing protective legislation for women and children, by
Maud Swett.—Advantages of the confcrence method in the adminbtration of minimum
wage lawsy by H . G. Fester.—:Minimum wage enforcement, w i t h special reference
to the problem of the learning period, by Elizabeth Brandeis.

Baker university, Baldmn, Kansas, Constructive and rebuttal speeches on
minimum wage. B a l d w i n , Kansas, 1914. 36 p.
Bibliography: p. 3 3 - 3 6 .

Boyaval, Paul. La l u t t e contre le sweating-system; le m i n i m u m l€gal de
salaire; Texemple de I'Australasie et de TAngleterre.
Paris, F. Alcan
[1912] 718 p.
A comprehensive treatise.

Contains references to conditions in the United States.

Boyle, James, The m i n i m u m wage and syndicalism; an independent survey
of the two latest movements affecting American labor. Cincinnati, Stewart
& Kidd company [1913] 136 p.
" The body of the text of this book Is a reprint of two series of articles . . . i n
the Cincinnati Enquirer, from February 9 to A p r i l 6, 1913
republished i n
revised and rearranged form " . — I n t r o d .

Bres, Hose Palls.

Maids, wives and widows.

" Child labor and the minimum wage

New York, D u t t o n [1918] 267 p.

; p. 8 4 - 9 6 .

Broda, Eodolphe. Les r^sultats de Tapplication d u salaire m i n i m u m pendant
et depuis la guerre. Berne, E. Bircher, 1921. 39 p.
(Monographies de
I'lnstitut international pour la diffusion des experiences sociales)
I n various countries, including the U n i t e d States.

Brown, Eome G. " M i n i m u m w a g e " , i n debate at the annual dinner of the
National retail dry goods association. Hotel Knickerbocker, New York, Felv
riiary lo, 1915, bet^veen M r . N o r m a n Hapgood, of New ,York (affirmative)
and Mr. Rome G. Brown, of Minneapolis (negative). Negative argument
of Mr. Brown. [Washington, D . C., Press of B. S. Adams, 1915.] 11, [ 1 ] p.
Reprinted In Law notes, Apr. 1915; v. 15: M .
• The statutory m i n i m u m wage. Rochester, N. T., Lawyers co-operative
Publishing company, 1915. p. 281-288.
Reprinted from Case and comment. S e p t 1915, v. 2 2 : 2 8 1 - 2 8 8 .
25120-25

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states

Commons, Jolm R. Principles of labor legislation, by John R. Commons and
John B. Andrews. [Rev. ed.] New Y o r k and London, Harper & brothers
[19201 559 p. (Harper's citizens series.)
" T h e minimum w a g e " : p. I 1 8 2 ] - 2 0 0 .

Donglas, Dorothy W . American m i n i m u m wage laws at work.
N. Y., 1919] p. [7011-738.

[Ithaca,

Reprinted from American economic review. December^ 1919.
" Reprinted, October 1920, by the National consumers* league."
Adapted i n " T h e worker i n modern economic society
by Paul H . Douglas and
others, p. 845-854.

Dachene, G. Les progrds de la legislation sur le m i n i m u m de salaire, avec
traduction des demiers textes l^gislatifs des :6tats-Unl8. Paris, M. Riviere
& cie, 1918. vi, 198 p.
(Biblioth&que de rOffice frangals du travail k
domicile)
Federal council of the churches of Christ In* America. Commission on the
church and social service. The wage question. [ N e w Y o r k ] 1922. 32 p.
( B u l l e t i n no. 1)
" M i n i m u m wage laws for women workers " ; p. 2 4 - 2 8 .
Reprinted i n Railroad trainman, June 1922. v. 3 9 : 3 5 8 - 3 5 9 .

r i l e n e , Edward A.
4 p.

M i n i m u m wage and m a x i m u m profit.

[Boston? 1922?]

A n article prepared in connection w i t h the Massachusetts legislative Investigation into the working of the minimum wage law.
Reprinted I n American cloak and suit review and in R e t a i l clerks International
advocate, July, 1923. Summary printed in the M o n t h l y labor review, July 1923;
V. 1 6 : L I E - 1 1 8 .

Gompers, Samuel.
320 p.

Labor and the employer.

New Y o r k , D u t t o n [1920] vii,

The minimum wage for w o m e n : p. 7 6 - 7 7 .

Hartman, Harleigh H. Should the state interfere i n the determination of
wage rates? New York, National i n d u s t r i a l conference board, 1920. vlU,
158 p. (National industrial conference board. Special report, no. 12)
" T h e minimum wage"

: p. 6 4 - 8 2 .

Henry, Alice. The trade union woman.
1915. x x i v , 314 p.

New Y o r k and London, Appleton,

T h e minimum w a g e : p. 16f>-171.

Women and the labor movement.
p. (The workers' bookshelf)

New Y o r k , G. H . Doran co. [1923] 241

" The minimum wage " : p. 143-165.

Holcombe, A r t h u r H. The effects of the legal m i n i m u m wage for women.
[Philadelphia, 1917] 8 p. (American academy of political and social science. Publication no. 1089)
Reprinted from Annals of the American academy of political and social science.
Jan. 1917.

Hutchinson, Emllie J. Women's wages; a study of the wages of industrial
women and measures suggested to increase them. New York, 1919. 181 p.
(Studies i n history, economics and public l a w , ed. by the Faculty of political
science of Columbia University, vol. L X X X I X , no. 1, whole no. 202)
M i n i m u m wage legislation: its scope and c h a r a c t e r : p. 6 8 - 8 0 ; The argument for
and against minimum wage legislation: p. 8 1 - 9 6 ; T h e effects of minimum-wage
legislation: p. 9 7 - 1 4 2 .

Intercollegiate debates (vols. I l l , V I ) Ed. by Egbert Ray Nichols.
city, Hinds, Noble & Eldredge [1913, 1915] 2v.

New York

Contain speeches In debates on the minimum wage, w i t h biWlographles.




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5?

Italy. Ufflcio del lavoro, I I lavoro a domlcilio ed i l salario mlnimo. Roma,
Societa anonima poligrafica italiana, 1920. 276 p.
(Pubblicazioni dell'
tJfficio del lavoro, serie B, n. 51)
At head of t i t l e : Ministero per I'industrla, 11 commercio e I I lavoro. Direzione.
' generale del lavoro c della previdenza soclale. XJffido del lavoro.
The part dealing w i t h foreign legislation (p. 6 7 - 2 7 6 ) contains laws of the United
States and Canada on home work and the minimum wage.*

Kelley, Mrs. Florence, ed. The case f o r the minimum wage; six special
articles. New York city. National consumers* league, 1915. 28 p. (National
consumers' league. M i n i m u m wage series, no. 11)
"Reprinted from the Survey, February 6, 1915/*
CONTENTS.—Status of legislation in the United States, by Florence K e l l e y . ~ T h e
Constitution and minimum w a g e ; defense of the Oregon minimum wage law before the United States Supreme court, by Ii. D . Brandeis.—^Where life is more
than meat; the Australian experience w i t h wage boards, by M . B. Hammond.—
Is the minimum wage a menace to Industry ? by N . I . Stone.—The etate and the
minimunp wage in England, by John A, Hobson.—^Wages i n New York* by H . B.
Woolston.

Minimum wage boards.
[1911] l i p .

New York city, National consumers' league

" F r o m the proceedings of the National conference of charities and corrections,
June, 1911.'* Also i n American journal of sociology. N o r . 1911. v. 1 7 : 3 0 3 - 3 1 4 .

The present status of minimum wage legislation.
consumers* league [1913] 7 p.

New York, National

Reprinted from Proceedings of the National conference of charities and correction, 1913, p. 229-234.

Progress of labor legislation for women.
social work. Proceedings, 1923, p. 112-116)

(In

National conference of

laughlin, Clara E. The work-a-day g i r l ; a study of some present-day conditions. New York, Chicago [etc.] Fleming H . ReveU company [1913] 320 p.
"Minimum wage**: p. 156-176.

langhlin, James lawrence. Latter-day
York, Scribner, 1917. i x , 361 p.

problems.

Rev. and enl. ed. New

" The hysterical agitation for a minimum wage " : p. 256-263.

McSweeney, Edward P. The case against the minimum wage . . o before the
fifth meeting of the executive council of 1911-1912, Massachusetts state
Board of trade ,
February 14, 1912 [Boston? 1912] 23 p.
The minimum wage and other economic qriackeries.

[Boston? 1913]

21 1.
Typewritten.
Address before the Knights of Columbus, Providence, R. L , February 16, 1913.

'

Practicability and desirability of minimum wage required by law
[Boston? 1913] 20 1.
Typewritten.

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I^aper read before the National civic federation, New York, January 29, 1913.

'

• Supplemental argument
i n re the establishment of a legal minimum wage before the Joint ways and means committee, State house, Boston,
Mass., April 23. 1912. [Boston, 1912] 17 1.
Typewritten.

llwdelsohn, Sigmund. Labor's crisis; an employer's view of labor problems,
^ew York, Macmillan, 1920. xii, 171 p.
"Objections to a legislated minimum w a g e ' * ; p. 145-150.

Michigan. State Library. Legislative reference department
L a w s of the
various states relating to a minimum wage for women and minors. Lansing,
^loh., I 9 i a 37 p. {Its B u l l e t i n no. 5, Nov. 1913)



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MIl^IMUM

Mitchell, John,

WAGE

FOB

WOMEN

IN

THE

UNITED

T h e wage earner and his problems.

STATES

W a s h i n g t o n , D . 0 . , P, S.

R i d s d a l e , 1913. 186 p.
" The wage earners and the nrinimum wage for women and children " : p. 90-104.
N a t i o n a l association of m a n u f a c t u r e r s of t h e TTnltcd States of America.
trial

hetterment

committee.

Indus-

P r e l i m i n a r y r e p o r t o n t h e l e g a l m i n i m u m wage.

N e w Y o r k c i t y , 1915. 3 2 p .
Experience i n Australia and Great B r i t a i n and present status in the United
States. Opposed to a minimum wage.
Comment by John A. Ryan i n the Surrey, September 4, 1916, p. 519.
National

civic

federation.

Minimum

wage

commission.

The

m i n i m u m ' wage

b y l a w ; a s u r v e y o f i t s s t a t u s i n c o u n t r i e s w h e r e s u c h l e g i s l a t i o n h a s been
enacted, issued .

J u l y 1, 1916.

New York

c i t y , T h e N a t i o n a l c i v i c fed-

e r a t i o n [1916] 49 p.
Alexander J. Porter, chairman.
CONTEXTS.—Pt, I . Preliminary s t a t e m e n t — P t . I I . T h e status of the minimam
wage controversy, by Marie L . Obenauer.
Reviewed i n Monthly review of the U . S. Bureau of labor statistics, Sept. 1916,
p. 6 7 - 7 1 ; Survey, Sept. 16, 1916, v. 3 6 : 6 0 6 ; American review of reviews, Oct.
1916, V. 5 4 : 4 2 7 - 4 2 8 .
N a t i o n a l c o n s u m e r s ' l e a g u e . E a r n i n g s o f w o m e n i n f a c t o r i e s a n d a l i v i n g wage
[ N e w Y o r k ] N a t i o n a l c o n s u m e r s ' l e a g u e , 1921. 2 8 p.
" Compiled by M a r y W . Dewson, research secretary
Minimum

wage commissions.

1 9 2 0 ; J a n u a r y , 1921.

Current

facts.

[ N e w Y o r k , 1919-1921] 3

N o v e m b e r , 1 9 1 9 ; January,
pamphlets.

— M i n i m u m w a g e l a w s a r e g o o d b u s i n e s s ; e x t r a c t s f r o m l e t t e r s b y employers.
N e w Y o r k c i t y , 1921.

8 p.

M i n i m u m w a g e series. N e w Y o r k c i t y , 1914-1919.
6. The working o ^ t h e Trade boards act in Great B r i t a i n and Ireland, by Constance Smith. 1914. (Fronf Journal of political economy, July, 1914)
7. Recommended d r a f t for minimum wage commission bill.
1914.
8. M a i n provisions of the American legislation.
[1914?]
9. A substitute for charity, by Constance D . Leupp.
( F r o m Pearson's magazine,
Jan. 1915)
10. The campaign against sweating, by W a l t e r Llppman.
1915.
(From New
Hepublic, M a r c h 27, 1915)
11. The case for the minimum wage, ed. by Florence Kelley.
1915.
12. The meaning of the minimum wage, by R. W . Brufere. 1916. (From Harper's
magazine, Jan. 1916)
13. The muckers, by W . H . Matthews. T h e h a r m of low wages, by E. T. Devbe.
1915.
( F r o m the Survey, Oct. 2, 1915)
14. A new province for l a w and order, by H . B. Hlggins. 1915. (From Harvard
law review, v. 29, no. 1)
15. Do wages buy health? The Oregon minimum wage case re-argued, by M. D.
Hopkins. 1917.
(From the Survey, Feb. 3, 1917)
16. M i n i m u m wage regulations for women In seven states. 1917.
17. T h e Oregon minimum-wage cases; a review of the brief for the Industrial
welfare commission, by T . R. Powell. 1917.
( F r o m Political science quarterly,
June 1917)
18. T h e constitutional issue in minimum-wage legislation, by T . K. Powell.
1917. ( F r o m Minnesota l a w review, Dec. 1917)
19. A living wage for working women of the post-war w o r l d ; one essential factor
I n reconstruction. M i n i m u m wage laws in every state.
[1918?]
20. Standard minimum wage bill. January, 1919.
Nation-wide

conference,

called

by

National

consumers*

m i n i m u m w a g e decision o f the Supreme c o u r t of t h e U n i t e d

l e a g u e on the
States,

Y o r k , 1923] [ 4 ] p.
Report of the recommendations of the conference beld i n New York, April
1923.




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National consumers' league.—Continued. Kemember t h e s h r u n k e n d o l l a r : a
living wage f o r women wage e a r n e r s ; m i n i m u m wage legislation i n force i n
the District of Columbia, A r i z o n a , A r k a n s a s , C a l i f o r n i a , Colorado, Kansas,
Massachusetts, Minnesota, N o r t h D a k o t a , Oregon, Texas, U t a h , W a s h i n g t o n ,
Wisconsin, Canadian border provinces, except N e w B r u n s w i c k . N e w ; Y o r k ,
1921. [4] p.
Standard m i n i m u m wage b i l l , J a n u a r y , 1920. [ N e w Y o r k , N a t i o n a l
consumers* league, 1920] 8 p.
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New International year book, 1917-1922.
1918-1923.

N e w Y o r k , Dodd, M e a d a n d co.,

Each volume contains a section on the minimum wage i n the tJnited States and
other countries.

Kew York {Btate) Factory investigating
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Comprehensive, including wage theories, experience in all countries, arguments
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Also reprinted by the National consumers* league, as its Minimum wage series,
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Ream, Lester F. Compulsory m i n i m u m wage s c a l e : resolved, T h a t the policy
o f fixing m i m i m u m wage scales by state boards i s d e s i r a b l e ; constructive and
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I o w a , a n d Parsons College, F a i r f i e l d , I o w a . W h i t e Plains, N. Y.,- and New
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Eobins, M a r g a r e t Breier (Mrs, E a y m o n d Eobins) Need o f a n a t i o n a l training
school f o r w o m e n organizers. T h e m i n i m u m wage. I n d u s t r i a l education.
Chicago, N a t i o n a l women's t r a d e u n i o n league, 1913. 15 p.
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women f r o m dangers due t o l o w wages
A n i m p a r t i a l survey of
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Chicago, M . A , Donohue & company [1913] 200 p.
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A m i n i m u m wage a n d m i n i m u m wage boards. ( I n N a t i o n a l conference
o f charities a n d correction. Proceedings, 1910, p. 457-475)
Also i n Survey, Sept 3, 1910, r . 24:810-S20.

M i n i m u m wage a d m i n i s t r a t i o n [ a n d discussion] (In Association of
g o v e r n m e n t a l l a b o r officials o f the U n i t e d States a n d Canada. Proceedings,
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M i n i m u m wage legislation' [ a n d discussion]
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P r e s i d e n t i a l address: m i n i m u m wage l a w s t o date.
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and CO., 1921. l i v , 711 p.
" The minimum wage " : p. 650-654.

Stimson, Frederic JT. Popular l a w m a k i n g ; a s t u d y o f t h e o r i g i n , h i s t o r y , a n d
present tendencies of l a w m a k i n g by statute. N e w Y o r k , Scribner, 1911.
390 p. ,
Minimum wage laws: p. 213-215.

Swenson, Einehart J. P u b l i c r e g u l a t i o n o f t h e rate of wages.
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See Indexes for decisions relating to the minimum wage.

Labor l a w s a n d t h e i r a d m i n i s t r a t i o n i n the Pacific states, by H u g h
S. Hanna. January, 1917.- W a s h i n g t o n , G o v t p r i n t - o f f . , 1917. 150 p.
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Bulletin no. 211. L a b o r , l a w s of t h e U n i t e d States series, no. 9)
The chapter on " Woman labor " discusses the operation and effect of minimum
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thereto.

Labor laws of the U n i t e d States, w i t h decisions of courts r e l a t i n g
Washington, G o v t p r i n t , off., 1914. 2 v. (Its B u l l e t i n no. 148)

See Index for minimum wage legislation.

Labor legislation of 1914r-1922. Washington, Govt, p r i n t off., 19151923. 9 V. (Its B u l l e t i n s , nos. 166, 186, 213, 244, 257, 277, 292, 308, 330.
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See Indexes for minimum wage legislation.
Minimum wage legislation ts also included in the annual review of labor legislation in the American labor legislation review, 1913 to 1923.

M i n i m u m - w a g e l a w s of t h e U n i t e d S t a t e s : c o n s t r u c t i o n a n d operation, by L i n d l e y D . C a r k . J u l y , 1921. Washington, G o v t p r i n t off., 1921.
345 p. (Its B u l l e t i n , no. 285. L a b o r l a w s of t h e U n i t e d States series)
"Text of minimum-wage l a w s " : p. 237-281; " T e x t of orders": p. 282-^345.
Summary in the Monthly labor review. Mar. 1921, v. 1 2 : 485-504.

M i n i m u m - w a g e l e g i s l a t i o n i n the U n i t e d States and f o r e i g n countries
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Text of minimum-wage laws: p. 187-319.

Wage-payment l e g i s l a t i o n I n the U n i t e d States, b y Robert Gildersleeve Paterson. December, 1917. W a s h i n g t o n , G o v t p r i n t , off., 1918. 186 p.
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"Legal minimum wages": p. 3 4 - 3 5 ; "Minimum wages In the United States":
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" Women's bureau.
State l a w s a f f e c t i n g w o r k i n g women.
Govt p r i n t off., 1921. 5 1 p. tables. {Its B u l l e t i n , no. 16)

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Prepared by Mrs. Mildred J. Gordon.
Minimum wage legislation i n the United States " : p. 13, Chart I X .

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" Changes in state minimum wage legislation and awards " : p. 7-10.




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Contain affirmative and negative speeeches in debates on the minimum wage question, with briefs and bibliographies.

Webb, Sidney. The economic theory of a legal m i n i m u m wage ,
Reprinted f r o m the J o u r n a l of political economy, University of Chicago press,
December, 1912, by the National consumers* league. New York [1912] 26 p.
A comprehensive statement in favor of minimum wage legislation.
Reviewed in American review of reviews, Feb. 1913, v. 47:21G-217.

Wood, A r t h u r K. The problem of the worker who is unable to earn the legal
m i n i m u m wage. {In National conference of charities and correction. Proceedings, 1913, p. 234-246)
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Addams, Jane. M i n i m u m wage boards f o r women. Ladies' home journal. Mar.
1913, V . 30: 27.
Adkins, Jesse C. Enforcement of a m i n i m u m wage l a w as a f o r m of collective
bargaining. American academy of political and social science. Annals, July
1920, V. 90: 70-72.
American association for labor legislation. Legislation f o r women i n industry.
American labor legislation review, Dec. 1916, v. 6 : 356-410.
" Minimum wage

: p. 383-399.

Andrews, Mrs. Irene Osgood. M i n i m u m wage boards and hour regulation.
L i f e and labor, Oct. 1913, v . 3 : 297-299.
The relation of irregular employment to the l i v i n g wage for women. ^
American labor legislation review, June 1915, v. 5 : 287-418.
"Prepared for the New York state Factory investigating commission in cooperation with the American association on unemployment."

The attitude of labor toward m i n i m u m wage.
V. 2, no. 5, p. 16-18.

I n d u s t r i a l outlook, May 1915,

Axton, W . F. Employer wants m i n i m u m wage. [ L e t t e r ]
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Bell, Lnlla Prances. The m i n i m u m wage f o r women. A remeily for existing
inadequacy pointed o u t ; w h a t provision m i n i m u m wage laws should contain.
American employer (Cleveland), Sept. 1913, v. 2 : p. 71-77.
Beyer, Mrs. Clara (Mortenson). I s a m i n i m u m wage l a w constitutional? Consumers' league of New York. Bulletin, Nov. 1922; v. 1, no. 8, p. 1-2.
Boyle, James.
593-594.

The m i n i m u m wage.

The legal m i n i m u m wage.

R a i l r o a d t r a i n m a n , July 1913, v. 30:

Forum, M a y 1913, v. 49 : 576-584.

Brisbane, A r t h u r , Female labor and m i n i m u m wage. Journal of the Switchmen's union of N o r t h America, Sept 1933, y . 1 5 ; 628-630. Also in Garment
worker. M a r . 6, 1914, v. 13, no. 20, p. 6 ; Shoe workers journal, Aug. 19H
V . 14, no. 8, p. 3-5.
Brown, H. l a Ene. A m i n i m u m wage f o r workers.
C i t y club bulletin, Jan. 27, 1913, v. 6 : 198-203.

C i t y club of Philadelphia'

Addresses by H . La Rue Brown, Mrs. Glendower Evans, and John 0*Toole.

Brown, Eome G. Father R y a n and the m i n i m u m wage.
1915, V. ^ : 57-58.

Survey, Apr. 10,

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505-506. Also i n the C a r w o r k e r , J u l y 1913, v. 11, no. 4, p. 14-15,
Burke, Thomas E. T h e m i n i m u m wage and i t s r e l a t i o n t o vice.
gas and steam fitters j o u r n a l , A p r i l 1913, T. 18, no. 4, p. 11-13.
Catholics and the m i n i m u m wage.

Plumbers,

Survey, Sept. 2, 1916, v, 3 6 : 576.

Comment on addresses of J. A. Ryan, E. V. O'Hara and others before the Federation of Catholic societies. New York, August 21, 191C.

Clark, John Bates.
289-297. ^

T h e m i n i m u m wage.

A t l a n t i c m o n t h l y , Sept. 1913, v. 112;

Abstract in Square deal, October 1913, p. 242-245.
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Reviewed in American review

Cobum, Frederick W . L i v i n g under the i f l i n i m u m wage.
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Consumers' league of New Y o r k .
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T h e m i n i m u m wage.

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Conway, H. J, A l l doubts vanish. T h e m i n i m u m wage f o r women w o r k e r s can
and w i l l be secure. R e t a i l clerks i n t e r n a t i o n a l advocate, J u l y 1912, v. 19, no.
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Demand f o r a m i n i m u m wage becoming universal.
national advocate, Feb. 1913, v. 20, no. 2, p. 7-10.

R e t a i l clerks i n t e r -

- — Employers oppose m i n i m u m wage. Organized labor determined i n efforts
to gain suitable wages f o r women i n i n d u s t r y . R e t a i l clerks i n t e r n a t i o n a l advocate, Jan. 1923, v. 30, no. 1, p. 5-7.
Investigations o f wage commissions prove need of a m i n i m u m w a g a
tail clerks i n t e r n a t i o n a l advocate, J u l y , 1913, v. 20, no. 7, p. 7-9.

Re-

— ' Longer wages—shorter hours. Plans f o r the adoption o f m i n i m u m wage
scale f o r women and g i r l s increasing i n public f a v o r . R e t a i l clerks international advocate, M a y 1914, v. 21, no. 5, p. 7-9.
M i n i m u m wage a recognized necessity. T h e g r o w t h of public opinion demands the payment of a l i v i n g w a g a R e t a i l clerks i n t e r n a t i o n a l advocate,
March 1912, v. 19, no. 3, p. 7-10.
M i n i m u m wage f o r women w o r k e r s . A u n i v e r s a l topic o f to-day.
clerks international advocate, A u g . 1913, v. 20, no. 8, p. 7-9.

Retail

M i n i m u m wage problem I n t e r e s t i n g one. Successful solution being sought
in many states. R e t a i l clerks i n t e r n a t i o n a l advocate, A p r i l , 1914, v. 21, no, 4.
P. 17^-19.
'

The m i n i m u m wage question of v i t a l importance t o a l l workers.
clerks i n t e r n a t i o n a l advocate. M a y 1911, v. 18, no. 5, p. 9-13.

'

• M i n i m u m wage question s t i l l seething. T h e s t a n d a r d of wages set f o r
women must be raised to a n e q u i v a l e n t t o t h e cost o f l i v i n g . R e t a i l clerks
International advocate. M a y 1913, v . 20, no. 5, p. 7-10.

"

• Opposition to the p a y m e n t o f a m i n i m u m wage. Comes i n large p a r t
from the ranks of those m a n u f a c t u r e r s w h o pay t o t h e i r employees a s u m
far too small to meet lifers necessities. R e t a i l clerks i n t e r n a t i o n a l advocate,
May 1912, v. 19, no. 5, p. 7-9.
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M I l ^ I M U M WAGE FOB W O M E N I N T H E U N I T E D STATES

Conway, H . J.—Continued. S h a l l a l i v i n g wage be paid? I f not, who is to be
responsible f o r t h e difference between the wages received a n d the wages necessary t o m a i n t a i n existence? K e t a i l clerks i n t e r n a t i o n a l advocate, Dec. 1912,
V. 19, no. 12, p. 7-10.
Success of m i n i m u m wage l a w . A l r e a d y proven i n the several states
w h e r e adopted. K e t a i l clerks i n t e r n a t i o n a l advocate, Nov. 1914, y. 21, no.
11, p. 7 - 9 .
U r g e n t need f o r wage increase. W o m e n i n i n d u s t r y e n t i t l e d to a Uving
wage. R e t a i l clerks i n t e r n a t i o n a l advocate, J u l y , 1916, v. 23, no. 7, p. 5-8.
W o m e n employed i n department stores. Character o f w o r k demanded
a n d l o w wages p a i d demand e a r l y r e g u l a t i o n . R e t a i l clerks international
advocate, Jan. 1923, v. 20, no. 1, p. 7-10.
T h e w o r k e r s a n d t h e i r wages. T h e m i n i m u m wage theory sound. Ret a i l clerks i n t e r n a t i o n a l advocate, Jan. 1914, v . 21, no. 1, p. 7-9.
Determination of wages by state a u t h o r i t i e s i n the U n i t e d States: recent
j u d i c i a l decisions. L a b o u r gazette ( L o n d o n ) , Oct. 1923, v. 3 1 : 365.
Evans, Mrs, Elizabeth Glendower. A case f o r m i n i m u m wage boards: (1) Experience vs. prophecy.
( 2 ) T h e system on t r i a l .
Survey, Jan. 10, 1914,
V. 3 1 : 440-441.
A reply to Joseph Lee's article In the Survey, Nov. 8, 1913.

A legal m i n i m u m wage. P t L I n i t i a l steps i n t h i s country. Pt. IL
Some reasons f o r i t s adoption. L a Follette*s w e e k l y magazine, 1912, v. 4,
no. 8, p. 1 0 ; no. 11, p. 10-11.
T h e m i n i m u m wage f o r women.

T h e first e f f o r t i n A m e r i c a to follow

t h e lead o f G r e a t B r i t a i n i n t h e most i m p o r t a n t i n d u s t r i a l reform of the
day. T w e n t i e t h c e n t u r y magazine, 1912, v. 6, no. 1, p. 65-69.
A f a r - r e a c h i n g question.

N a t i o n , M a r . 20, 1913; v . 96 : 274.

The question of minimum wage laws, raised by the Illinois vice investigating
commission.

n i e n e , Edward A. T h e m i n i m u m wage a n d efficiency.
review, Sept. 1923, v. 1 3 : 411-416.

A m e r i c a n economic

Condensed from his article in American cloak and suit review, March, 1923:
" No store efficiency without fair wages."

T h e r e t a i l store a n d the m i n i m u m w a g e f o r women. M o n t h l y review of
t h e B u r e a u of l a b o r statistics, J u n e 1918, v. 6 : 1513-1517.
Extracts from a statement before the Senate committee at the hearing on the
District of Columbia minimum wage bill, April 17, 1918,

F i x i n g a " l i v i n g wage " b y l a w . Economic aspects o f m i n i m u m wage problem;
effect on cost o f l i v i n g ; a r g u m e n t s f a v o r i n g l e g a l r e g u l a t i o n discussed.
A m e r i c a n employer, Nov. 1913, v. 2 : 214-221.
From a statement of the Associated employers of Illinois.

r i a n s b u r g , W . A. A n a r g u m e n t against m i n i m u m wage legislation.
l a u n d r y j o u r n a l , A p r . 1, 1915: v . 73, no. 7, p . 46-48.

National

Abstract of a paper read before the New York state laundrymen's association.

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T h e m i n i m u m wage.

Opposed to minimam wage legislation.




Independent, Feb. 5,

M l

H a r p e r ' s weekly, A p r . 25,

P r o t e c t i o n i s t , J u l y 1915, v, 2T; 169-172.

minimum wage f o r women i n t h e united states
Growth of the miBimum wage idea In the United States.
V. 13: 52.

13

Survey, O c t 11, 1913,

Guild, F. H. A d m i n i s t r a t i o n of m i n i m u m wage laws i n tJie U n i t e d States,
American political science review, Feb. 1915, v. 9 : 107-110.
Hand, learned.
V. 5:

The hope of the m i n i m u m wage.

New republic, Nov. 20, 1915

Hapgood, Norman. "Why we should have a m i n i m u m wage.
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Reprinted from National retail dry goods association.
. wage, V. 2, special no. 11, 1914.

Henshaw, Eeliekah G.
699-700.

T h e m i n i m u m wage.

I n d u s t r i a l out-

Bulletin on the minimum

Survey, M a r . 27, 1915, v. 33:

• Letter in opposition to mandatory minimnm wage laws, with reply by Florence
Kelley.

Holcomhe, A r t h n r N.
32-33.

M i n i m u m wage boards.

What Is the m i n i m u m wage?

Survey, A p r . 1, 1911, v. 2 6 :

Survey, O c t 19, 1912, v. 2 9 : 74-76.

Huhhard, Elbert. A m i n i m u m wage f o r women.
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Hearst's magazine, Mar.

E., 6. E. Constitutionality of m i n i m u m wage laws.
June 1914, v. 12 : 682-685.

Michigan l a w review,

By G. E. K.

Kelley, Mrs. Florence.
V. 41: 885.

The

inescapable dilemma.

Survey, M a r . 22, 1919,

Discusses the question " S h a l l m i n i m u m wages be obtained by l a w or by strikes?**

Is the m i n i m u m wage unconstitutional?
Minimum wage laws.
999-1010.

Survey, A p r . 15,1923, v. 50:74.

J o u r n a l of political economy, Nov. 1912, v. 20:

Reprinted by the N a t i o n a l consnmers league, 1912.

Minimum wage legislation.

Survey, Apr. 5, 1913, v. 3 0 : 9-10.

What our official statistics do not t e l l us. Survey, Sept 3, 1910, v. 24:
759-762.
The need for minimnm wage boards and a minimum wage for clerks.
Kinley, David. The renewed extension of government control of economic life.
American economic review, M a r . 1914, v. 4, SuppL: 3-17.
Paper read at the 26th annnal meeting of the American economic association,
December, 1913. Discussion of the minimum wage, p. 0-12.

langhlin, Clara E.
no. 2. p. 0-17.

M i n i m u m wages.

Pearson's magazine, Aug. 1912, v. 28,

"The reasons why a l a w Is necessary.

lee, Joseph. W h a t the m i n i m u m wage means to w o r k e r s ; a criticism.
rey, Nov. 8, 1913, V. 3 1 : 156-157.
JJe legal r i g h t to starve. New republic. M a y 2, 1923, v. 34:254-255.
m i n i m u m wage.
^

Sur-

H a r v a r d law review, May 1918, v. 3 1 : 1 0 1 3 -

With citations to laws and decisions.

® ^ossignol, James E. Some phases of the m i n i m u m wage question.
can economic review. M a r . 1917, v. 7, Suppl.: 251-274.

Ameri-

i^aper read at the 29th annual meeting of the American economic association,
^cember 1016. Discussion by A. B. Wolfe and others, p. 2 7 & - 2 8 i .




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1915, V. 2, no. 5, p. 11-^14, 19-20.
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I n d u s t r i a l outlook, May

N e w republic, J u l y 3. 1915, v. 3 : 221-223.

Comment on the report of the National association of manufacturers on minimum wage legislation.

M a n y minds on the m i n i m u m wage.

Survey, Jan. 23, 1915, v. 3 3 : 435.

Comment on testimony before the New York state Factory investigating commission.

Marks, Marcus M. Objection t o compulsory m i n i m u m wage.
look, V. 2, M a r . 1915, p. 11-12, 19.
Marot, Helen. T h e m i n i m u m wage boards a n d t h e union.
Oct, 1915, V. 4 : 397-411.

Industrial out-

Unpopular review,

Opposed to minimum wage legislation as a substitute for organization.

T r a d e unions a n d m i n i m u m wage boards. O u r j o u r n a l (organ of the
M e t a l polishers, buffers, platers, brass a n d s i l v e r w o r k e r s u n i o n ) , Aug. 1916,
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M i n i m u m wages.

Survey, A u g . 9, 1913, v. 3 0 : 614.

Argument based on the Federal Census report: " Statistics of women at work"

M l l l i s , H . A. Some aspects o f the m i n i m u m
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rwlitical

Catholic w o r l d , M a y 1923, v. 117: 200-213.

I . The U. S. Supreme court decision, by J. A. R y a n . — I I . The situation in New
York, by J. F. Cronin.—III. The Oregon law, by E. V. O'Hara.—IV. The Massachusetts law, by E. G. Evans.

The m i n i m u m wage.

K a i l r o a d t r a i n m a n , O c t 1913, v . 3 0 : 935-937.

M i n i m u m wage and m a x i m u m hours f o r w o m e n i n the U n i t e d States and
Canada. M o n t h l y labor review, Nov. 1919, v . 9 : 1517-1521.
I n Arkansas, California, District of Columbia, Kansas, British Columbia, Manitoba.

M i n i m u m wage commission legislation.
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W o m a n citizen, M a y 7, 1921, v. 5:

Outline for study course prepared by the National consumers league.

M i n i m u m wage discussed by r e t a i l associations.
260-261.

Survey, M a y 24, 1913, v. 30:

Editorial on the replies to a questionnaire sent out by the National retail dry
goods association.

M i n i m u m wage fixed f o r women, w h a t about men?
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R a i l r o a d trainman, Apr.

M i n i m u m wage f o r women a n d g i r l s as vice preventive.
Switchmen's union, A p r , 1913, v. 1 5 : 230-231.
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774-775.
M i n i m u m wage i n practice.

Journal of the

L i t e r a r y digest, A p r . 5, 1913, v. 46;

Coast seamen's j o u r n a l , A p r . 2, 1913, p. 6.

Arguments for and against the minimum wage.

M i n i m u m wage laws of t h e U n i t e d States.
J u n e 1921, v. 2 : 205-217.
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I n t e r n a t i o n a l labour review, May-

Independent, M a r . 14, 1912, v. 7 2 : 584-585.

I n favor of extension.

Moskowitz, H e n r y , G a r m e n t t r a d e a n d t h e m i n i m u m w a g e : a n interview wi^^^
D r . Henry Moskowitz
. , O u t l o o k , M a y 10, 1916, v . 113: 66, 83-87.




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M I l ^ I M U M WAGE FOB W O M E N I N T H E U N I T E D STATES

National women's trade u n i o n league of America, Conference on minimum
wage legislation and the Supreme court decision, [ S t a t e m e n t adopted by the
conference on minimum wage legislation] L i f e and labor bulletin, J u n e 1923,
V. 10, no. 10, p. 3.
Reprinted i n the Federal employee, June 1923, p. 10, 31.
The work of the conference was reviewed by Henrietta Eoelofs in the Woman's
press. July 1923, v. 1 7 : 401, 457.

Nienburg, Bertha M. Some difficulties of m i n i m u m wage commissions in times
of business depression. L i f e a n d labor, A p r . 1921, v. 1 1 : 99-102.
Objects of charily.

N e w Republic, Jan. 23, 1915, v. 1, no. 12, p. 10.

On the pin-money fallacy.

O'Callahan, P. J.
911-912.

A m i n i m u m wage.

R a i l r o a d t r a i n m a n , Oct. 1918, v. 3 0 :

From the Catholic advocate. On the relation of low wa^es to vice.
faror of legislation where labor unions can not get a minimum wage.

O'Connell, Thomas B. TIte m i n i m u m wage l a w .
June 1,1914, v. 71, no. 11, p. 24-28.

Author Is In

National laundry

journal,

A paper read before the Michigan laundrymen's association.

Oppenheimer, W . H . T h e m i n i m u m wage.
1915, V. 73, no. 3, p. 20-26.

N a t i o n a l l a u n d r y j o u r n a l , Feb. 1,

Parkinson, Thomas I . M i n i m u m wage and the Oonstitutibn,
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A m e r i c a n labor

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Quar-

Phelps, Edith M. B o t h sides; a debate: m i n i m u m wage legislation.
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Inde-

Brief for a debate, with references.

Pigou, A. C. The p r i n c i p l e of t l i e m i n i m u m wage.
1913, v. 73: 644-658.

Nineteenth century, M a r ,

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Porter, H a r r y F r a n k l i n .
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Powell, Thomas R. J u d i c i a l i t y o f m i n i m u m - w a g e legislation.
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Harvard

law

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L i t e r a r y digest, June 27, 1914, v. 4 8 : 1550.

Abstract of discussions of the moral aspect of the minimum wage idea by Peter
Taylor Forsyth and Robert Hugh Benson.

Robbins, Donald G.

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Survey, A p r . 24, 1915, v. 34 : 96-97.

Comment on article by Florence Kelley in Survey of March 27, with reply by
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Robert, Jeanne. Women a n d t h e wage question.
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A m e r i c a n r e v i e w o f reviews,

A popular summary of the arguments for minimum wage boards.

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The attitude of the Progressive party.




Outlook, S e p t 28. 1912, v. 1 0 2 :

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M I N I M U M WAGE ^O'R W O M E l ^ I N T H E t J N I T E D STAT^IS

Eussell, Phillips. Wage m i n i m u m m e r y .
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I n t e r n a t i o n a l socialist review, Aug.

The author considers the minimum wage, although apparently beneficial to the
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wage decision.

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150.
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Survey, M a y 22, 1915, v, 3 4 : 184.

Guaranteeing a l i v i n g wage b y l a w .

L i f e a n d labor, M a r . 1912, v. 2:

84-^5.

M i n i m u m wage a n d t h e predicament of the employer.
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Survey, May 1,

Catholic w o r l d , J a n . 1915, v. 100: 433-442.

Outline of laws in various states and countries.

M i n i m u m wage legislation.

Catholic w o r l d , Feb. 1913, v. 96 : 577-586.

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can labor legislation review, Feb. 1913, v . 3 : 81-115.

Ameri-

General discussion by J. R. Commons, G. W. Anderson, E. P. McSweeney, P. U.
Kellogg, Henry Abrahams, G. G. Groat, M . B. Hammond, G. W. Noyes, and E. G.
Balch.

Stoddard, W . L. T r e n d s i n m a n a g e m e n t : w h a t w i l l happen to minimum wage
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nomics, M a y 1916, v. 3 0 : 411-442.

Survey, Feb.

Q u a r t e r l y j o u r n a l of eco-

Reprinted In Commons, John R., ed. Trade unionism and labor problems, 2d ser.,
1921, p. 714-737.
Comments by A M n Johnson In New Republic. July 22, 1916, v. 7 : 296-299;
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T a y l o r , A. W .

Property

first!

C h r i s t i a n c e n t u r y . A p r . 26, 1923, v. 40: 530-531.

"Unions a n d the m i n i m u m wage l a w .
no. 4, p. 1 - 2 .

M o t o r m a n a n d conductor, M a r . 1923, v. 21,

Warbasse, B e r t h a B. A r e p l y t o t h e c r i t i c s of m i n i m u m wage legislation.
vey, A p r . 11, 1914, V. 32 : 57-58.
Weinstock, H a r r i s . J u s t i f y i n g t h e m i n i m t u n wage.
1915, V. 2, no. 1, p. 7-13.
F i x i n g wages by l a w or unionism.
22 : 363-367.

Sur-

I n d u s t r i a l outlook, Jaii-

A m e r i c a n f e d e r a t i o n i s t . May 1915» v.

Comment on an editorial, " Trade unionism, progress and liberty," in tbe American federationist, March 1915 (p. 174). with rejoinder.




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for

women in t h e

united states

17

What Is a m i n i m u m wage? S q u a r e deal, Feb. 1913, v. 1 2 : 33-35.
Discussion by Jane Addams and B. C. F l y n n .

Wolman, l e o . Economic j u s t i f i c a t i o n of the legal m i n i m u m wage.
labor legislation review, Sept. 1924, v. 1 4 : 226-233.

American

Women in i n d u s t r y - i n recent state reports. M o n t h l y r e v i e w of the B u r e a u o f
labor statistics, Sept. 1915, r . 1, no. 3, p. 9-22.
Summary of reports of investigations in California, Connecticut,
Missouri, Oregon and Pennsylvania.

Minnesota,

STATES WHICH HAVE ADOPTED MINIMUM WAGE LAWS
ARIZONA

Arizona, Laws, statutes, etc. A n a c t t o provide f o r a m i n i m u m wage f o r
women and fixing p e n a l t y f o r v i o l a t i o n t h e r e o t
( / n U. S. B u r e a u o f labor
statistics. B u l l e t i n no. 285, p. 357)
Approved March 8, 1917.

Minimum wage l a w of Arizona.
1017.

Monthly

labor review, M a y

1923, v .

16:

The amendnrent passed In 1923, fixing wages at 16 dollars.
ARKANSAS

Arkansas. Industrial
welfare
1919-1922. 4 leaflets.

commission.

Order, no.

[Little

Rock?]

1. Regulations governing employment of females, applying to hotels and restaurants. 1919.
2. Mercantile establishments in Fort Smith. 1920.
3. Mercantile establishments In Fort Smith. Order no. 2 amended. 1922.
4. Mercantile establishments in Fort Smith, 1922.
Nos. 1 and 2 issued by the Minimum wage and maximum hour commission.
Reprinted in Monthly labor review. Nov. 1919, v. 9 : 1517; Oct 1920, v. 11: 775;
Dec. 1922, v. 1 5 : 1286.

•— Laws, statutes, etc. M i n i m u m wage l a w . A c t t o regulate the hours
of labor, safeguard t h e h e a l t h a n d establish a m i n i m u m wage f o r females i n
the state of Arkansas. [ L i t t l e Rock, D e m o c r a t P. & K co., 1916?] [ 4 ] p.
"—
Amendment t o m i n i m u m wage a n d m a x i m u m h o u r law, A c t 140,
Acts, 1921. [ L i t t l e Rock? 1921] 1 leaf.
Typewritten.

'

Comment on law in Manufacturers* news, v. 8. Sept. 9. 1915. p. 12.

Minimum wage and maximum
hour commission. B i e n n i a l r e p o r t of
secretary. [ A p r i l 1, 1919—September 30, 1920] [ L i t t l e Rock, 1920] [ 7 ] p.
No more published.

State V. Crowe, Supreme c o u r t o f A r k a n s a s , J u n e 4, 1917.
porter, V. 197, p. 4.

Southwestern re-

Abstract in U. S. Bureau of labor statistics BulieUa no. 246, p. 191; also in
Monthly labor review, Nov. 1017, v. 5 : 048-949.
CALIFOBNIA

Official
California.
1921/22.

Industrial welfare cominission.
B i e n n i a l r e p o r t , I s t - ^ t h ; 1913/14[Sacramento?] 1915-1924. 4 v.

1913/14: "Minimum wage l a w * ' : p. 101-105.
The fourth report covers the b i ^ n i a l periods 1910-20 and 1921-22,




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California. Industrial welfare commission,—Continued.
l - 1 5 a . San Francisco [1916]-1923. broadsides.

I , W. 0. order no.

Orders effective November, 1923, are as follows:
3a. Frnit and vegetable canning industry. May 11, 1923. Supersedes nos. landS.
4. Fruit and vegetable canning Industry (Sanitary order). Apr. 16, 1917. Supersedes no. 2.
4. Laundry and manufacturing industries (Sanitary order), Jan. 7, 1919,
5a. Mercantile industry. Dec. 29, 1922.
6a. Fish-canning Industry. Jan. 19, 1923.
7a. Laundry and dry-cleaning industry. May 3, 1923.
8a. Fruit and vegetable paclcing industry. May 3, 1923.
9. General and professional offices. June 1, 1920,
10a. Unclassified occupations. June 8, 1923,
11a. Manufacturing industry. Jan. 30, 1923.
12a. Hotels and restaurants. June 8, 1923.
13. Mercantile establishments. Dec. 10, 1919,
14. Agricultural occupations. May 25, 1920.
15a. Not craciklng and sortlnjr Industry, June 8. 1923.
The dates given are dates of issue of the orders. Reprinted or abstracted in
the Monthly labor review, Nov. 1918, Feb. 1919, Aug. 1919, Nov. 1920.

Minimura wage f o r women i n the laundry industry i n the Stat0 of
California, [San Francisco, 1923] 14, [ 1 ] p.
Minority report by Paul A. Sinshelmer, member.

California. Industrial welfare commission. Report on the regulation of wages,
hours and working conditions of women and minors i n the f r u i t and vegetable
canning industry of California, May 1917, Sacramento, California state
p r i n t i n g off., 1917, 176 p. (Its Bulletin no. 1)
Reviewed in the Monthly labor review, Feb. 1918, v, 6 : 390-394.

Keport on wage board in the f r u i t and vegetable canning industry.
Submitted by Katherine Philips Edson. [San Francisco, 1916] 16 p.
W h a t California has done to protect its women workers.
„mento, California state p r i n t i n g off., 1921. 4 p.

Sacra-

Investigations and proceedings of the commission for 1919-1920, pending tlie
completion of the fourth Biennial report.
Published also under title: Women
workers; what California has done to protect them.

What California has done to protect its women workers. Prelimin a r y report of the Industrial welfare commission. [San Francisco, PemauWalsh p r i n t i n g co., 1923] 12 p.
Pending the completion of the fifth Biennial report, 1921-1922.**

Laws, statutes, etc. A n act regulating the employment of women and
minors and establishing an Industrial welfare commission * • . indudlng
a minimum wage ,
[Sacramento, 1913] 8 p.
A n act establishing an I n d u s t r i a l welfare commission and providing for a minimum wage for women and minors. Sacramento, California
state printing off., 1917. 8 p.
Unofficial
Bloch, Louis. Some effects of the California minimum wage law. Monthly
labor review, Aug. 1923, v, 17: 297-508.
Edson, K a t h e r i n e P h i l i p s .

S t a t e m e n t t o t h e women^s o r g a n i z a t i o n s of Cali-

fornia on the present status of minimum wage legislation i n this and other
states
A p r i l 22, 1922. [San Francisco, 1922] 8 p,
f r a n k f u r t e r , Felix. B r i e f i n support of the California minimum wage law.
B y F e l i x F r a n f u r t e r and M a r y W . Dewson.

{In

N a t i o n a l consumers* league.

State minimum wage laws i n practice, 1924, p. 1--101)
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WAGE

In defense of womanliood.
p. 1.

FOB

WOMEN

IN

THE

UNITED

STATES

Coast seamen's j o u r n a l , A p r . 2, 1913, v. 26, no. 29,

Account of a m e e t i n g f o r discussion of tUe proposed m i n i i m i m wage l a w .

lindscy, Estelle L. M i n i m u m wage law w o u l d deal chUd labor blow ( i n
California). Retail clerks international advocate, O c t 1912, v. 19, no. 10,
p. 10-11.
Mabee, C. E. M i n i m u m wages f o r women i n California.
sociology, Sept., 1923, v. 8 : 31-36.

Journal of applied

National coasnmcrs' league. Manufacturers f o r the m i n i m u m wage law.
Tribute from Oregon and C a l i f o r n i a employers after ten years' experience
with minimum wage legislation
, [New York, 1924] [ 0 ] p.
COLORADO
Colorado. IndustriaZ commission,
1917-1922. 6 v.

Keport, I s t - B t h ; 1915/17-1921/22.

Denver,

The 2d to Gth volumes Include reports on the operation of the minimum wage
law of July 20. 1917.

State wage board.

F i r s t report, 191^-14.

Denver.

1 v.

Contains a review of arguments for the minimum wage.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Official
District of Colnmhia. Minimum wage hoard. A n n u a l report, 2d~5th; 1 9 1 ^
1922. Washington, Govt, p r i n t , off., 1920-23. 4 v.
The first report was not printed.
Reviewed in M o n t h l y labor review, April,
V. 12: 1 1 8 7 - 8 8 ; June, 1022, v. 1 4 : 1192-93.

Bulletin, no. 1 ^ .

[Washington?

1920, v. 1 0 : 9 4 2 - 9 4 5 ;

1919]

June,

1921,

3 v.

1. The cost of living of wage-earning women i n tlie District of Columbia.
[21. Wages of women and minors in the mercantile Industry In the District o f
Columbia. From Monthly labor review, June, 1919.
3. Wages of women in hotels and restaurants in the District of Columbia. Summary in Monthly labor review, Jan., 1920, v. 1 0 : 144-148.

Order, no. 1 - ^ .

Washington, D . 0.» 1919-21.

5 leaflets.

1. Employers' records, 1919.
2. Printing, publishing and allied industries. 1919.
S. Mercantile Industry.
3919, and Supplement.
4. Hotel, restaurant and allied industries.
1920.
5. Laundry and dry cleaning industry.
1921.
Alsp reprinted i n its Annual reports.

VniU^ States. Congress, House, [Debate on the b i l l f o r a m i n i m u m wage
board for the D i s t r i c t of Columbia, H . R. 12098] Congressional record, J u l y
1918, V. 56 : 8871--S889.
Committee on the District of Columbia, M i n i m u m wage f o r
women and children. Hearings before the subcommittee of the Committee
on the D i s t r i c t of Columbia . . . 65th Congress, second session, on H . U.
10367, providing f o r the establishment of a m i n i m u m wage scale , . . A p r i l
16, 1918. Washington. Govt, p r i n t , off., 1918. 44 p.
""

•
M i n i m u m wage board f o r the D i s t r i c t of Columbia.
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5 p. [esth Cong., 2d sess. House. Report 571]
Submitted by Mr. Hilliard.




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TTnited States.
Oonf/res^.—Continued.
Senate,
[ D e b a t e on the b i l l for a
m i n i m u m wage b o a r d i n t h e D i s t r i c t of Columbia, H . R. 12098] Congressional
record, S e p t 13, 1918, v. 5 6 : 10278-10285.
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of Columbia.
M i n i m u m wage
board. H e a r i n g before the sub-committee of the Committee on the District
of Columbia . . 65th Congress, second session, on S. 3993 . . . to protect
lives a n d h e a l t h a n d m o r a l s of w o m e n a n d m i n o r w o r k e r s i n the District of
Columbia, a n d t o establish a m i n i m u m wage board. A p r i l 17, 1918. Washington, G o v t p r i n t off., 1918. 44 p.
Statements of Felix Frankfurter, A. N. Holcombe, E. A. Filene and others.

M i n i m u m wage, r e p o r t t o accompany S. 4548 [to establish
M i n i m u m wage board, etc.]
[ W a s h i n g t o n , G o v t p r i n t off., 1918] 8 p.
( 6 5 t h Cong., 2d sess. Senate. K e p t 486)
Submitted by Mr. Hollis, June 7, 1918.

M i n i m u m wage, adverse r e p o r t t o accompany S. 3993 [to
establish M i n i m u m wage board, etc.]
[Washington,
1918] 1 p. ( 6 5 t h Cong. 2 d sess. Senate. R e p t 488)

Govt

print

offi.,

Submitted by Mr. Hollis, June 7, 1918.

M i n i m u m wage b o a r d I n D i s t r i c t o f Columbia.
t o accompany H . R . 12098 [ t o establish M i n i m u m wage board, etc.]
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1 p.

Report
[Wash-

( 6 5 t h Cong., 2 d sess. Senate R e p t 562)

La%c8, statutes, etc. A n act to protect t h e lives a n d h e a l t h and morals of
women and m i n o r w o r k e r s . . [ W a s h i n g t o n , Govt, p r i n t off., 1918] 5 p.
Reprinted in Monthly labor review, Oct 1918, v. 7 : 1013-1017.

Decisions of courts and "briefs
D i s t r i c t of Columbia. Court of appeals. M i n i m u m wage l a w decision. Decided by the C o u r t of appeals of the D i s t r i c t o f C o l u m b i a , November 6, 1922.
Washington, D . C., T h e L a w reporter p r i n t i n g company [1922] . 721-733 p.
Reprinted from the Washington law reporter, v. 5, November 17, 1922. History
of case in Monthly labor review. July 1920, v. 1 1 : 1 3 1 - 1 3 2 ; July 1921, v. 13:202205; Dec. 1922, v. 1 5 : 1S91-1396. Part of decision quoted in U. S. Bureau of labor
statistics Bulletin no. 344, p. 245-248. Comment in Yale law Journal, Feb. 1923,
V. 32:388-390, under title " Minimum wage and liberty of contract."

U n i t e d States. Supreme court,
Jesse 0 . A d k i n s , E t h e l M . Smith, John J.
Newbold, c o n s t i t u t i n g the M i n i m u m wage b o a r d o f the D i s t r i c t of Columbia,
appellants, vs. t h e Children*s h o s p i t a l of t l i e D i s t r i c t o f Columbia. Jesse 0.
A d k i n s , E t h e l M . Smith, J o h n J. N e w b o l d . . vs. W i l l i e A. Lyons.
Appeals f r o m t h e C o u r t of appeals o f t h e D i s t r i c t of Columbia. [April 9,
1923] [ W a s h i n g t o n , 1923] 17, 5, 4 p.
Nos. 795 and 796—October term, 1922.
Opinions delivered by Mr. Justice
Sutherland. Dissenting opinions of Justices T a f t and Holmes: 5, 4 p. at end.
Also in United States Reports, v. 261, p. 525-571.
History of case and part of text of decision in Monthly labor review. May, 1923,
V. 1 6 ; 1020-1029; U. S. Bureau of labor statistics Bulletin no. 344, p. 245-254; Law
and labor. May. 1923, v. 5 : 111-118. DissenUng opinions in New republic. Apr. 25.
1923, V. 3 4 : 240-242.

E l l i s , Challen B. D i s t r i c t of C o l u m b i a m i n i m u m wage cases . . Jesse G.
A d k i n s , et al., c o n s t i t u t i n g t h e M i n i m u m wage b o a r d of the District of
Columbia, appellants, vs, t h e C h i l d r e n ' s h o s p i t a l o f the D i s t r i c t of C o l u m b i a ,
a corporation.
Jesse C. A d k i n s , et al., c o n s t i t u t i n g the Minimum wage
b o a r d of the D i s t r i c t o f Columbia, appellants, vs, W i l l i e A . Lyons. Brief for
appellees. C h a l l e n B. E l l i s , counsel f o r appellees. Joseph W . F o l k , Wade E
E l l i s , o f counsel. [ W a s h i n g t o n , 1923] 114 p.
Supreme court of the United States.




October term, 1922.

Nos. 795 and 796.

minimum wage f o r women i n t h e united states

21

ElUs, Wade H. D i s t r i c t of Columbia wage cases . - ^ Jesse C. Adkins, et aL,
constituting the M i n i m u m wage board of tbe D i s t r i c t of Coumbia, appellants,
vs. the Children's hospital of the D i s t r i c t of Columbia, a corporation. Jesse
C. Adkins, et al., constituting the M i n i m u m wage board of the D i s t r i c t of
Columbia, appellants, vs, W i l l i e A. Lyon's, O r a l argument.
[Washington,
1923] 39 p.
Supreme court of the United States.

October term. 1922.

Nos. 795 and 796.

Frankfurter, Felix. D i s t r i c t of Columbia m i n i m u m wage cases
. The
Children*s hospital . . appellant, vs, Jesse C. Adkins, . . W i l l i e A. Lyons,
appellant, vs, Jesse C. A d k i n s . , B r i e f f o r appellees. F e l i x F r a n k f u r t h e r
of counsel . . assisted by M a r y W . Dewson
, [New York, C. P. Young
CO., printers, 1921] v i i . Is, 453 p.
Court of appeals of the District of Columbia, October term, 1920.
no. 3467.

No. 3438 and

—
District of Columbia m i n i m u m wage cases ,
Jesse C. Adkins, et al,,
constituting the M i n i m u m wage board of the D i s t r i c t of Columbia, appellants,
vs. the Children's hospital of the D i s t r i c t of Columbia, a corporation. Jesse
G. Adkins, et al.f constituting the M i n i m u m wage board of the D i s t r i c t of
Columbia, appellants, vs. W i l l i e A. Lyons. B r i e f f o r appellants . .
Francis
H. Stephens, corporation counsel, D i s t r i c t of Columbia, F e l i x F r a n k f u r t e r ,
of counsel, assisted by M a r y W . Dewson
[New York, Steinberg press,
hic., 1923]. 2 V.
Supreme court of the United States, October term, 1922. No. 795 and no. 796.
Reviewed in Monthly labor review, May 1923, v. 1 6 : 1017-1019.

Kansas. Attorney-generaVs office. D i s t r i c t of Columbia m i n i m u m wage cases,
no. 795 and no, 796 . , Jesse C. Adkins, et al., constituting the M i n i m u m
wage board of the D i s t r i c t of Columbia, appellants, us. the Children's hospital
of the District of Columbia, a corporation. Jesse C. Adkins, et a l . . vs,
Willie A. Lyons. B r i e f f o r the state of Kansas. John G. Egan
, . [Topeka,
1923] 6 p.
In the Supreme court of the United States,

October term, 1922.

New York (State)
Attomey-genei'aVs
office. D i s t r i c t of Columbia wage
cases .
Jesse C. Adkins, et al., constituting the M i n i m u m wage board of
the District of Columbia, appellants, against the Children's hospital of the
District of Columbia, a corporation. Jesse C. Adkins, et al., against W i l l i e
A. Lyons. Motion to file p r i n t e d argument as amicus curiae upon behalf of
state of New York and proposed printed a r g u m e n t Carl Sherman, attorney
general of New Y o r k
[Albany? 1923] 35 p.
Supreme court of the United States, October term, 1922.

No. 795 and no, 796.

Oregon. Industrial welfare commission, Jesse C. A^ikins, et al., appellants,
vs. Children's hospital, appellee. Jesse C. Adkins, et al., appellants, vs,
Willie A. Lyons, appellee. B r i e f f o r I n d u s t r i a l welfare commission of the
state of Oregon. B y Isaac H . V a n Winkle, attorney general of Oregon,
[ a p . , 1923J 28 p.
In the Supreme court of the United States, October term, 1922.

Nos. 795 and 796.

Washington (State) Industrial welfare committee. D i s t r i c t of Columbia minimum wage cases , .
Jesse C. Adkins, et al., constituting the M i n i m u m
wage board of the D i s t r i c t of Columbia, appellants, vs. the Children's hospital
of the D i s t r i c t of Columbia, a corporation. Jesse C. Adkins, et a l . . , vs,
"Millie A. Lyons, B r i e f on behalf of M i n i m u m wage committee. State of Washington. Edward Clifford, chairman . . . A m i d curiae, [n. p., 1923] 7 p.
Supreme court of the United States. October term, 1922.




No. 795 and no. 796.

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M I N I M U M WAGE ^O'R W O M E l ^ I N T H E t J N I T E D STAT^IS

Wisconsin. Attorney generaVs office. Jesse O. A d k i n s , e t al.^^ constituting the
M i n i m u m wage board of the D i s t r i c t of Columbia, appellants, v, the Children's
h o s p i t a l of t h e D i s t r i c t of Columbia, a corporation, appellee
. Jesse C.
A d k i n s , v. W i l l i e A . Lyons, a p p e l l ^ . B r i e f of a m i c i curiae. H e r m a n L . Ekern,
a t t o r n e y general o f the state o f Wisconsin
a m i c i curiae.
[Madison?
1923] i i i , 26 p.
I n the Supreme court of the United States.

October term, 1922.

Nos. 795 and 796.

Unofficial
A m e r i c a n f e d e r a t i o n o f labor. Ecoecutive council. W o m e n i n industry.
its R e p o r t t o t h e 43d a n n u a l convention, 1923, p. 42)

{In

Results of the Supreme court decision in the District of Columbia cases.

A n appeal f r o m t h e
228-229.

Supreme court.

New republic, A p r . 25, 1923, y. 34:

An editorial appeal to the unions to take steps to nullify the decision.

Berman, E d w a r d . T h e Supreme court a n d the m i n i m u m wage.
p o l i t i c a l economy, Dec. 1923, v. 3 1 : 852-^56.

Journal of

Beyer, Mrs, Clara (Mortenson) H o w the m i n i m u m wage l a w of the District of
C o l u m b i a operates. Consumers* league b u l l e t i n , F e b r u a r y 1921, v. 11: no.
p. 1 - 2 .
I s a m i n i m u m wage l a w c o n s t i t u t i o n a l ?
T o r k . B u l l e t i n , Nov, 1922, v. 1, no. 8, p. 1 - 2 .

Consumers* league of New

M i n i m i u m wage at w o r k i n the D i s t r i c t o f Columbia.
ference of social w o r k . Proceedings, 1920, p. 298-304)

(In National con-

A m i n i m u m wage conference a t w o r k — a w a r d f o r Disttrict of Columbia
l a u n d r y workers. M o n t h l y l a b o r review, M a r . 1921, v. 1 2 : 593-595.
M i n i m u m wage f o r women i n hotels a n d r e s t a u r a n t s i n D i s t r i c t of Columbia. M o n t h l y labor review, M a r . 1920, v. 1 0 : 726-730.
Wages of women employed as cleaners, m a i d s a n d elevator operators in
b u i l d i n g s a n d theaters i n the D i s t r i c t of Columbia. [ W a s h i n g t o n , 1920] p.
976-982.
Reprinted from Monthly labor review, Nov. 1920, v. I I : 976-982.

Brandeis, Elizabeth. H o w one m i n i m u m wage l a w w o r k s .
o f N e w Y o r k . B u l l e t i n , Feb. 1923, v. 2, no. p. 1 - 2 .

Consumers* league

The District of Columbia minimum wage law.

M e r c a n t i l e wages i n the D i s t r i c t o f Columbia.
A u g . 1922, V. 1 5 : 343-344.

M o n t h l y labor review,

M i n i m u m wage enforcement, w i t h special reference to the problem of
the l e a r n i n g period. (In Association of g o v e r n m e n t a l l a b o r officials of the
U n i t e d States a n d Canada. Proceedings o f t h e l O t h a n n u a l convention, 1923,
p. 42-44)
Discussion: p. 45-47.

C o n s t i t u t i o n a l i t y o f the m i n i m u m wage l a w o f the D i s t r i c t o f C o l u m b i a .
M o n t h l y labor r e v i e w , J u l y 1920, v. 1 1 : 131-132; J u l y 1921, v. 13; 202-205;
Dec. 1922, v. 1 5 : 1391-1396.
Brief reviews of the case before the Supreme court of the District of Columbia
and the Court of appeals of the District.

Consumers* league of New Y o r k . T h e m i n i m u m ^vuge.
N e w Y o r k . B u l l e t i n , Feb. 1922, v. 1, no. 2, p. 2-3.
Conditions in- the District of Columbia.




Consumers' league of

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M I l ^ I M U M WAGE FOB W O M E N I N T H E U N I T E D STATES

Conway, H. J. M i n i m u m wage l a w receives knock o u t blow. Supreme court
declares l a w i n D i s t r i c t o f Columbia u n c o n s t i t u t i o n a l . R e t a i l clerks internation advocate, M a y 1923, v. 30, no. 5 ; p. 5 - 7 .
. — M i n i m u m wage l a w suffers d e f e a t ; declared u n c o n s t i t u t i o n a l b y U n i t e d
States Court o f appeals. R e t a i l clerks i n t e r n a t i o n a l advocate, Dec. 1922,
V. 29, no. 12, p. 7-8.
Kelley, Mrs. Florence.
V. 45 : 702.

T h e D i s t r i c t m i n i m u m wage.

Survey, Feb. 12, 1921,

Kennedy, Walter B. T h e Supreme c o u r t a n d social
charities review, J u n e 1923, v. 7 : 20S-212.

legislation.

Catholic

Comment on the Supreme court decision in the District of Columbia minimum
wage cases.

Hinimum wage f o r women i n m e r c a n t i l e i n d u s t r y i n the D i s t r i c t of Columbia.
Monthly labor review, A u g . 1919, v. 9 : 499-502.
Report of conference on wages of women in the mercantile industry

Minimum wage; f u t u r e steps.

N a t i o n , M a y 9, 1923, v. 116 : 535-536.

On the effect of the Supreme court decision.

Minimum wage I n the D i s t r i c t of Columbia,
V. 8 : 1442^1444.
The minimum wage l a w unconstitutional.

M o n t h l y labor review. M a y 1919,

Outlook, A p r . 18, 1923, v. 133 : 694.

Minimum wage legislation a g a i n i n the courts. L i f e and labor b u l l e t i n , Jan.
1923, V. 1, no. 5, p. 2.
The minimum wage—^^Vhat n e x t ? Seven governors and a score of citizens d i s cuss the decision a n d the w a y t o f u r t h e r progress. Survey, M a y 15, 1923,
V. 50 : 215-222.
iShort articles by H. R. Seager, W. P. Hunt, W. E. Sweet, J. A. O. Preus, A. B.
Smith, W. M. Pkrce, L. F. Hart, F. W. Kuehl, A. E. Filene, Charles Cheney, J. K.
Edgerton, Samuel Gompers, W. Z. Foster, Florence Kelley, Alice Paul, Mary Anderson, Josephine Goldmark, Frances Perkins, F. E. Johnson, J. A. Ryan, Joseph Lee,
W. J, Lauck, J. R. Commons, J . B. Andrews, Zechariah Chafee, j r .

Protection or j u s t i c e 1

Freeman, A p r . 25, 1923, v. 7 : 1 4 8 .

On the Supreme court decision.

Kyau, John A, A deplorable c o u r t decision.
1923, V. 7 : 170-172.

Catholic c h a r i t i e s review. M a y

- — The Supreme c o u r t a n d t h e m i n i m u m wage. N e w Y o r k , T h e
press [1923j 56 p.
Sayre, Francis B.

T h e m i n i m u m wage decision.

comes v i r t u a l l y a house o f lords.

Paulist

H o w the Supreme court be-

Survey, M a y 1,1923, v. 5 0 : 150-151, 172.

Smith, Ethel M. T h e Supreme c o u r t vs. itself.
1924, V. 2, no. 8, p. 2-3.

L i f e a n d labor bulletin, A p r i l

Comment on the decision sustaining the New York night work law for women as
contrasted with the decision in the District of Columbia minimum wage cases.

The Supreme court condemns i t s e l f .
V. 57 : 353-354.

Locomotive engineers j o u r n a l , M a y 1923,

The Supreme court supplants Congress.
^ntermyer, Samuel.

K a t i o n , A p r . 25, 1923, v. 116: 434-435.

]Mr. U n t e r m y e r on the m i n i m u m wage decision.

Ameri-

can federationist. M a y 1923, v . 30 : 408.
Woman's r i g h t t o l o w w a g e s ; D i s t r i c t o f Columbia l a w declared unconstitutional.

L i t e r a r y digest, A p r . 21, 1923, v. 7 7 : 12.

Women's r i g h t t o f a i r p l a y . O u t l o o k , F e b . 14, 1923, v . 1 3 3 : 295-296.
On the D i s t r i c t of Columbia cases.




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MINIMUM

W A G E ^O'R W O M E l ^ I N

T H E t J N I T E D STAT^IS

KANSAS
Kansas,

Court

of

indtistrial

relations.

Annual

report

2d-3d;

1921^1922.

T o p e k a , K a n . , 1921-1923. 2 v .
Includes the reports of tbe Women's division on the application of the minimumwage law.
Court
Kansas.
of

of industrial

relations.

Women's

division.

W o m e n workers in

L a w s g o v e r n i n g t l i e e m p l o y m e n t o f w o m e n a n d m i n o r s i n the state

K a n s a s , 1922.

T o p e k a , P r i n t e d by K a n s a s

s t a t e p r i n t i n g p l a n t , 1922.

i 7 , [ 2 ] p.
" Orders affecting women workers " : p. 7 - l T .
Industrial

welfare

commission.

Biennial

report,

lst-2d,

1915/1917-

1917/1919. T o p e k a , 1917-19. 2 v .
Keview of 1st report in Monthly review of the U. S. Bureau of labor statistics,
Feb. 1918, V. 6 : 394-397.
Commission abolished November 1921; continued by the Women's division of the
Court of industrial relations.
I . W . 0 . o r d e r n o . 1 - 1 1 . T o p e k a , K a n . , 1916-20. 1 1 broadsides.
1. Sanitary code for laundries.
1916.
2. Employers' records, 1916.
3a. Mercantile establishments, hours of labor.
1917.
4. Hours of labor in laundries. 1917.
5. Sanitary code for mercantile establishments. 1917.
6. Mercantile establishments (wages).
1918.
7. Laundries (hours and wages). 1918.
8. Public housekeeping establishments (hours). 1918.
9. Telephone operators (hours and wages). 1918.
10 Manufacturing establishments. 1919.
I l l Manufacturing establishments (State-at-large).
1920.
The orders regarding wages are reprinted in the Monthly labor review, Apr.,
July, Oct, 1918; discussed and reprinted in U. S. Bureau of labor statistics
Bulletin no. 285, p. 104-113, 310-312.
Laws,

statutes,

etc.

W e l f a r e commission.

C h a p . 275.

f a r e c o m m i s s i o n established—^powers a n d d u t i e s .

I n d u s t r i a l wel-

[ T o p e k a ? 1915]

7 p.

MASSACHUSETTS
Official
Massachusetts.

Commission

on minimum

mission on m i n i m u m wage boards.

wage

hoards.

J a n u a r y , 1912.

R e p o r t o f the ComB o s t o n , 1912.

326 p.

( [ G e n e r a l c o u r t ] H o u s e [ d o c . ] 1697)
Reviewed in the Survey, Feb. 3, 1912, v. 2 7 : 1G63-16G5.
Dept.
ment

of

of labor
minimum

and

industries.

wage

decrees

Division
in

of minimum

Massachusetts,

wafre,

Knforce-

1920-1922.

[Boston,

1921-23]
Mimeographed.
R e p o r t , 1919/1920-1921/1922. B o s t o n , 1921-23. 3 v .
Continues the Annual report of the Minimum wage commission which was absorbed into the Department of labor and industries by the consolidation act of ItJl^Reviewed in Monthly labor review. Mar. 1921. v. 1 2 ; 595-601; Apr. 1922. v. 14:
707-708; Nov. 1923, v. 1 6 : 1108.
Massachusetts.

[ S t a t e m e n t s a n d decrees concerning t h e wages of women in
Boston, 1919-1923]

t l - 1 2 ] unnumbered, issued by the Minimum wage commission.
13. Corset occupation. 1919.
14. Men's clothing and rain coat occupation. 1910.
15. Knit goods occupation. 1920.
16. Women's clothing occupation. 1920,
17. Paper box occupation. 1920.




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MIl^IMUM

Hassaclmsetts.

WAGE

Dept.

of

FOB

lal>or

WOMEN
and

IN

industries.

THE

UNITED

Division

STATES

of minimum

ivage^

Continued.
18. Office and other building cleaners' occupation. 1920.
19. Minor lines of confectionery and food preparations.
1921.
20. Paper box occupation. 1922.
21. Women's clothing occupations,
(Cloak, suit, skirt, dress, and waist shops.)
1922.
22. Mnslin underwear, petticoat, apron, kimono, house dress, women's neckwear
and children's clothing occupation i n Massachusetts. 1922.
23. Manufacture of men's and boys' shirts, overalls and other worklngmen'e
garments, men's neckwear and other furnishings, and men's, women's and children's
garters and suspenders. 1922.
24. Betail store occupation.
1922.
25. Laundry occupation.
1922.
26. Manufacture of brushes. 1923.
27. Druggists' preparations, proprietary medicines, and chemical compounds,
1923.
For reviews of these orders (and reprints) i n Monthly labor review consult the
Subject index to vols. I - X I ( 1 9 1 5 - 1 9 2 0 ) and volume indexes of later volumes.
Wage boards and their w o r k ; a handbook of information

for

wage b o a r d m e m b e r s . B o s t o n , W r i g h t & P o t t e r p r i n t i n g co., 1 9 2 0 . 1 1 p .
A revision of the pamphlet issued by the M i n i m u m wage commission in 1919.
LawSf

statutes,

and t o p r o v i d e

for

etc.

A n act to establish the M i n i m u m wage

the determination

of

minimum

wages f o r

commislon

women

and

minors. [ B o s t o n , 1 9 1 9 ] 6 p.
Law of 1912, as amended by laws of 1913, 1914, 1916 and 1919.
Law

regarding

the

and m i n o r s , N o v e m b e r , 1920.
1921.

1 1 p.

Minimum

establishment

of m i n i m u m

(Department of labor and industries.
wage

commission.

wages

for

Boston, W r i g h t and Potter p r i n t i n g

women

company,

L a b o r l a w leaflet, no. 1 )

A n n u a l report, l s t - 7 t h ; 1913-1918/19.

Bos-

ton, W r i g h t & P o t t e r p r i n U n g c o . , s t a t e p r i n t e r s , 1 9 1 4 - 2 0 . 7 v .
Continued by the Report of t h e Division of minimum wage of the Department
of labor and industries.
Reviewed in the Monthly labor review, June 1916, v. 2 : 5 7 - 6 2 ; Oct. 1918, v. 7 :
1022-^23.
B u l l e t i n , n o . 1 - 2 3 ; J a n u a r y 1 9 1 4 - 1 9 2 2 . B o s t o n , 1914r-22. 2 3 v .
1. Wages of women n the brush factores. 1914.
2. Wages of women i n the corset factories,
1914.
3. Statement and dccree concerning the wages of women i n the brush industry,
1914.
4. Wages of women i n the candy factories. 1914.
5. Wages of women in the laundriea
1914,
6. Wages of women i n r e t a i l stores. 1915.
7. The effect of the minimum wage decree on the brush Industry. 1915.
8. Wages of women i n the paper-box factories. 1915.
9. Wages of women i n the women's clothing factories.
1915.
10. Wages of women i n the hosiery and knit goods factories.
1916.
11. Report of the M i n i m u m wage commission. 1915. 191G.
12. Preliminary report on the effect of the minimum wage in Massachusetts
retail stores. 1916.
13. Wages of women In men*s clothing and raincoat factories.
1916.
14. Wages of women i n mnslin underwear, petticoat ,
, and children's clothing
factories. 1917.
15. Wages of women i n shirt, workingmen's garment, and furnishing goods factories. 1917.
16.
17.
18.
19.
20.
21.

Wages of women employed as office and other building cleaners. 1918.
Wages of women in hotels and restaurants. 1918.
Supplementary report on the wages of women in candy factories. 1919.
Wages of women employed i n canning and preserving establishments.
1919.
Report on the wages of women i n the millinery industry. 1919.
Second report on the wages of women in corset factories, 1920.

22. Second report on the wages of women employed i n paper-box factories.




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Massaclmsetts.

W A G E ^O'R W O M E l ^ I N T H E t J N I T E D STAT^IS

Minimum

wage

coinmAssion—Continued

23. Report on the wages of women employed In the manufacture of food preparations and minor lines of confectionery. 1920.
Nos. 22-ii3 Issued by the Department of labor and industries.
For reviews of these bulletins in the Monthly labor review consult the Subject
index to vohimes I - X I .

[ S t a t e m e n t and decree concerning t l i e wages o f women i n Massachusetts . . . Boston, 1 9 1 ^ 1 9 1 9 ] 12 leaflets, unnumbered.
Brush industry. 1914. (Bulletin of the Minimum wage commission, no. 3)
Retail stores. 1915.
Laundries. 1915.
Women's clothing factories. 1916.
Men's clothing and raincoat factories. 1917.
Manufacture of men's and boys' shirts, overalls, and other worklngmen'g garments,
men's neckwear and other furnishings, and men's, women's, and children's garters
and suspenders. 1917.
Muslin underwear, petticoat, apron, kimono, women's neckwear, and children's
clothing factories. 1918.
Retail millinery workrooms. 1918.
Wholesale millinery occupations. 1918.
Office and other building cleaners. 1919.
Candy-making occupation. 1919.
Canning and preserving occupation. 1919.

Wage boards a n d t h e i r w o r k .
b o a r d members.
lip.

A handbook o f i n f o r m a t i o n for wage

Boston, W r i g h t & P o t t e r p r i n t i n g co., state printers, 1919.

Special commission on unemployment, unemployment compensation, and
the minimum wage. R e p o r t . . F e b r u a r y 8, 1923. Boston, W r i g h t & Pott e r p r i n t i n g co., 1923. 78 p. (House [doc.] no. 1325)
Decisions of courts
Solcombe v. Creamer. Supreme j u d i c i a l c o u r t of Massachusetts, Suffolk (Sept.
23, 1918) N o r t h e a s t e r n reporter, v. 120, p. 354.
The decision affirmed the constitutionality' of the minimum wage law.
Abstract in Monthly labor review, Jan. 1919. v. 8 : 209-212, and in TJ. S. Bureaa
of labor statistics Bulletin 258, p. 144-145.

Commonwealth v, Boston T r a n s c r i p t company.
Supreme j u d i c i a l court of
Massachusetts, Suffolk ( J u n e 14, 1924) N o r t h e a s t e r n reporter, v. 144, p. 4u0.
The court held unconstitutional the sections of the minimum wage law requiring
newsixapers to publish the names of employers faiUng to comply with the decrees of
the commission.
Abstract in Law and labor, July 1924, v. 6 : 181-183; Monthly labor review, Ang.
1924. V. 1 9 ; 174-175.

Vnotflcial
B r o w n , H . l a r u e . Massachusetts a n d the m i n i m u m wage. A m e r i c a n academy
of p o l i t i c a l a n d social science. Annals, J u l y , 1913, v. 4 8 : 13-21.
Dewson, M a r y W . T h e m i n i m u m wage l a w i n Massachusetts. (In National
consumers' league. State m i n i m u m wage l a w s i n practice, 1924, p. 125-179)
P a y r o l l s a n d profits.

S u r r e y , Nov. 9, 1912, v . 2 9 : 174-175.

Comment on studies made by the Massachusetts Commission on mininiuin wage
boards.

Effect o f the m i n i m u m wage decree on the b r u s h i n d u s t r y i n M a s s a c h u s e t t s .
M o n t h l y r e v i e w o f t h e B u r e a u of l a b o r statistics, Dec 1915, v . 1, no. 6. p.
33-36.
Summary of the report of an Investigation made by the Mlnimoiii wage commission.




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Effect of the m i n i m u m wage i n r e t a i l stores i n Massachusetts.
view of the B u r e a u o f labor statistics, Feb. 1917, v. 4 : 251-258.
A summary of Bulletin no. 12 of tbe Minimum wage commission.

M o n t h l y re-

Evans, Mrs, Elizabeth Glendower. Massachusetts and the m i n i m u m
Eetail clerks i n t e r n a t i o n a l advocate,^ Jan. 1913, v. 20, no. 1, p. 17-18.
Massachusetts a n d the m i n i m u m wage.

wage.

W o m a n ' s j o u r n a l , 1912, v . 4 3 :

304.

The Massachusetts l a w .

Catholic w o r l d , M a y 1923, v. 117 : 200.

The social aspect of the public rojrulation o f wages. A m e r i c a n economic
review, Mar. 1915, v. 5, Suppl., 270-277.
Paper read at 27th annual meeting of the American economic association, Dec.,
1914. Discussion by F. J. Warne, H. B. Woolston and others: p. 278-299.
Perris, C. T, The m i n i m u m wage i n Massachusetts.
lic service j o u r n a l , Dec. 1915; v. 1 7 : 4^9-436.

Stone a n d Webster pub-

Holcombe, A r t h u r N. M i n i m u m wage i n practice.
1915, V. 1, no. 11, lG-18.
In the Massachusetts brush industry.

New

republic, Jan. 16,

Johnson, Ethel M. Massachusetts' m i n i m u m wage. Survey, M a y 13, 1922, v.
48 : 242-243.
Proposed investigation Into the application of the law.
The M i n i m u m Avage I n Massachusetts.
35^58.

Survey, J u n e 15, 1924, v. 5 2 :

Problems a r i s i n g f r o m enforcement o f Massachusetts m i n i m u m wage
and 48-hour laws. M o n t h l y l a b o r review, A u g , 1924, v. 1 9 : 290-295.
Address before the eleventh annual convention of the Association of governmental
labor officials of the United States and Canada, May, 1924.
Scrub women [ i n Massachusetts]. Survey, A p r . 9, 1921, v. 4 6 : 53.
Some problems connected w i t h m i n i m u m wage i n Massachusetts.
1923 6 numb. 1.
Typewritten.

Boston,

—-

Wages and l i v i n g costs. Survey, Jan. 14,1922, v. 4 7 : 607-608.
Powers of the Minimum wage commission of Massachusetts, in reply to Living
under par," in the Survey of December 17, 1921, p. 437.
Incas, A r t h u r F l e t c h e r . A recommendatory m i n i m u m wage l a w : the past
decade of the Massachusetts experiment. A m e r i c a n economic review, M a r c h
1924, V. 14: 39-51.
Massachusetts and a l i v i n g wage. L i f e a n d labor, J u n e 1912, v. 2 : 186-187.
Reprinted in Seattle union record, June 29, 1912, p. 6.
Massachusetts board fixing m i n i m u m wages [ f o r b r u s h m a k e r s ] .
4,1914, v. 32: 355.

Survey, J u l y

Massachusetts minimum wage. Survey, No. 22, 1919, 4 3 ; 138.
The reasons why provisions of Massachusetts decrees are below those of other
states.
•
Merchants and m a n u f a c t u r e r s of Massachusetts. T h e m i n i m u m w a g e ; a f a i l i n g
experiment, together w i t h some sidelights on t h e Massachusetts experience.
Boston, Executive commitee o f M e r c h a n t s a n d m a n u f a c t u r e r s of Massachusetts, 1916. 58 p.
Reviewed In the Monthly labor review, Oct 1916, v. 3 : 480-489.
Minimum wage boards i n Massachusetts: New a c t L a b o u r gazette
Aug. 1912, V. 20 : 337-338.
I>utiea and powers of the commission.




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M i n i n m m wage i n Massachusetts [ c l o t h i n g i n d u s t r y ] .
V.

Survey, Oct. 9, 1920,

45 : 63.

M i n i m u m wage i n the department store.
M i n i m u m wage l a w f o r Massachusetts.
M i n i m u m wage l a w under
Mnm m wage laws.
i i u

fire.

Survey, Oct. 9, 1915, v. 35: 35-36.
Survey, June 22, 1912, v . 2 8 : 454-455.

Survey, Dec. 29, 1917, v. 3 9 : 372.

L a w n t s O c t 1916, v. 2 0 : 123-124.
oe ,

Provisions of the Massachusetts law.
M i n i m u m wages a n d the Massachusetts press.

Survey, M a y 18, 1912, v. 28:

313-314.
M i n o r lines of confectionery a n d food preparations i n Massachusetts. Monthly
l a b o r review, O c t 1921, v. 1 3 : 821; Feb. 1922, v. 14 : 321-322.
E y a n , John A. M i n i m u m wage boards. Survey, Jan. 1912, v. 2 7 : 1623-1624.
Review of Bosworth'a

The living wage of women workers," 1912.
MINNESOTA

Official
Minnesota. Laws, statutes, etc. A n act c r e a t i n g a m i n i m u m wage commission
t o fix l i v i n g wages f o r women a n d minors. Chapter 547, G. L . 1913. [n. p-,
1913] 8 p.
Industrial
commission.
F i r s t b i e n n i a l r e p o r t 1921/22.
Minneapolis,
M i n n . [1922] 1 v .
The Division of women and children of this commission enforces the minimuin
wage law.
Minimum
wage commission.
B i e n n i a l report, 1913/14, 1918/19» 1918/21.
Mineapolis, M i n n . [1915-21] 3 v.
Reports for 1913/14 and 1918/19 are both entitled "First biennial report."
The commission was abolished in March, 1921. For later reports see the Biennial
reports of the Industrial commission.
M i n i m u m wage l a w , wage order, m e m o r a n d u m o f l i t i g a t i o n , Supreme
c o u r t decisions, [n. p., 1918?] 19 p. {Its B u l l e t i n no. 2 )
Order no. 1-12. S t Paul, 1914r-19. 12 broadsides.
No. 1-3. Wage rates for women or minors in any mercantile, oflSce, waitress or
hairdressing occupation. 1914.
No. 4-6. Wage rates for women or minors in any manufacturing, meelianical,
telephone, telegraph, laundry, dyeing, dry cleaning, lunch room, restaurant or
hotel occupation. 1914.
No. 7-12. Wage rates for women or minors in any occupation. 1918-1920.
Earlier orders are obsolete.
Wage Commission,
T h e M i n n e s o t a m i n i m u m wage l a w ; opinion of
a t t o r n e y general on c o n s t i t u t i o n a l i t y o f l a w ; decision o f Oregon Supreme
c o u r t o n c o n s t i t u t i o n a l i t y of Oregon l a w . [ S t P a u l ? 1914] 32 p..
Decisions

of

courts

G. 0. M i l l e r telephone co. et oZ., v. M i n i m u m wage commissions^ Supreme court
of Minnesota ( M a r . 19, 1920). N o r t h w e s t e r n r e p o r t e r , v . 177, p. 341.
Abstract in U. S. Bureau of labor statistics, Bulletin no. 290, p. 291; Montlily
labor review, July 1920, v. 11: 132-134.
W i l l i a m s v, Evans et al., Supreme c o u r t o f M i n n e s o t a (Dec. 21. 1917) Northwestern r e p o r t e r , v. 165, p. 495.
Abstract in U. S. Bureau of labor statistics, Bulletin 246, p. 193; Monthly labor
review. Mar. 1918, v. 6 : 636-637.




M I N I M U M WAGE FOE W O M E N I N 1?HE U N I T E D STATES

29

Vnofflcial
Bo n Rome G. T h e m i n i m u m wage, w i t h p a r t i c u l a r reference t o the legislarw,
tive minimum wage under the Minnesota s t a t u t e o f 1913
[Rev. ed.]
Minneapolis, Minn,, T h e R e v i e w p u b l i s h i n g co., 1914. 98, x v p .
First edition printed in 1913.
M i u w g decrees i n Minnesota.
i mm a e
n

M o n t h l y labor review, O c t 1918, v. 7:

1020-1021.
Mn e o as minimum wage in jeopardy.
i n s t '

S u r v e y , Dec. 8 , 1917, v . 3 9 ;

291.

New minimum wage a w a r d s i n Minnesota. M o n t h l y labor review, Sept. 1919,
y. 9 : 859-861.
Phelan, Kaymond V . Minnesota m i n i m u m wage l a w , 1913. A m e r i c a n economic
review, Dec. 1913, v. 3 : 989-990.
Powers to fix m i n i m u m wage. Survey, Feb. 18, 1911, v. 25 : 864.
Provisions of a bill Introduced in the Minnesota legislature.
Eecent minimum wage orders—Minnesota.
V. 18 : 568.

M o n t h l y labor review. M a r , 1924,

Eyan, John A. The m i n i m u m wage l a w i n Minnesota. {In Wisconsin state
conference of charities a n d corrections. Proceedings, 1914, p. 27-37)
The task o f m i n i m u m
1914, V. 33: 171-172.

wage boards i n Minnesota.

Survey, Nov. 14,

N B A K
E R S A

Nebraska, Bureau of lalor
and industrial
statistics.
F i f t e e n t h biennial report, 1915-1916. L i n c o l n , Neb., 1 9 i a 1 v .
The chapter entitled " Minimum wage commission " Is a review of laws in other
states and countries.
The commission provided for in the law of 1913 did not function.
•—
Constitutional
convention,
WJS-IBSO,
Proposed amendments t o t h e
constitution o f the state o f Nebraska as adopted b y the C o n s t i t u t i o n a l convention, 1919-20 . .
T o be s u b m i t t e d t o the people a t a special election
, ,
1920. [Lincoln, K l i n e p u b l i s h i n g co., 1920] 40, [ 8 ] p .
Article XIV, Sec. 8, provides for laws regulating hours and wages of women and
children and securing a minimum wage (p. 37).
Minimum w g law o f Nebraska appealed i n 1919.
ae
June 1921, v. 1 2 : 1243.

M o n t h l y labor

review,

NORTH D K T
A O A

JTortli l>akota. Laws, statutes, etc. W o r k m e n ' s compensation act as amended,
enacted 1919, amended special^session 1919, amended 1921; a n d schedule o f .
specific benefits; a n a c t r e g u l a t i n g a n d fixing hours o f labor f o r f e m a l e s ;
minimum wage act
,
B i s m a r c k , 1921. 48 p .
"

Workmen^s compensation
bureau
R e p o r t by secretary a n d special
investigator o f the m i n i m u m wage commission, f r o m A u g u s t 4, 1919, t o
December 31, 1919. T h e m i n i m u m wage commission act a n d the hours o f
labor f o r females a c t Issued J a n u a r y , 1920. [ B i s m a r c k , N . D., 1920] 19 p.
(Bulletin of the N o r t h D a k o t a W o r k m e n ' s compensation bureau, under M i n i mtuu wage act, no. 1 )
Minimum
wage dept,
. . „ Cost o f l i v i n g survey f o r w o m e n a n d
mmor workers i n the state o f N o r t h D a k o t a . ( M a d e d u r i n g t h e summer o f
B y the M i n i m u m wage d e p a r t m e n t o f the N o r t h D a k o t a W o r k m e n ' s
^ p e n s a t l o n bureau. [ B i s m a r c k ] 1921. 291. i n c l . tables. A t head of t i t l e :
Exhibit " B . "
Mimeographed.




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N o r t h Dakota. Workmen's
cainpensaUon lureau,
Minimuvi
wage dept.—Continued. M . W . D . order, no. 1-12, 1920; no. 1 - 5 . 1922. Bismarck, N. D.,
-1920-22. 17 nos.
1920.—1. Employers' records.—2. Sanitary code.—3. General regulations.—4.
Minors.—5. Public housekeeping occupation.—6. Personal service occupation.—7.
Office occupation.—8. Manufacturing occupation.—9. Laundrj- occupation.—10. Student nurses.—11. Mercantile occupation.—12. Telephone regulations.
1922.—1. Public housekeeping occupation.—2.- Manufacturing occupation.—3. Mercantile occupation.—4. Laundry occupation.—5. Telephone occupation.
Report, l s t - 2 d ; 1919/20-1921/22.

[ B i s m a r c k , N. D., 1920-23],

2 V.
Biennial.

Title of 1st report; First annual report.

N o r t h w e s t e r n telephone exchange co. v. W o r k m e n ' s compen.sation bureau et al,
G r a n d F o r k s steam l a u n d r y co. et ah v. Same, Supreme c o u r t of North Dakota
( M a r c h 21, 1921) N o r t h w e s t e r n reporter, v. 182 : 269.
Affirmation of decision of lower court granting injunction.
Abstract of decision in U. S. Bureau of labor statistics Bulletin no. 309, p. 211.
Eeview of case In Monthly labor review. May 1921, v. 12: 1020-1021.
OREGON

Official
Oregon. Industrial
welfare
commission.
1921/22. Salem, Or., 1915-1923. 5 v.

B i e n n i a l report, l s t - 5 t h ; 1913/14-

I . W . 0 . orders. 1 - 4 9 ; 1913^1922. P o r t l a n d , Or., 1913-22,
Orders in force In 1923 are as follows:
36. Special regulations. 1918.
37. Mercantile occupation, Portland. 1019.
38. Mercantile occupation, State-at-large. 1919,
39. Manufacturing occupation. 1919.
40. Personal service occupation. 1919.
41. Laundry occupation. 1919.
42. Telephone and telegraph occupations, Portland.
43. Telephone and telegraph occupations, State-at-large. 1919.
44. Office occupation. 1919.
45. Public housekeeping occupation. 1919.
4G. Minors. 1919.
47. Packing, drying, preserving, or canning any variety of perishable fruit or vegetables. 1919.
48. Student nurses. 1919.
49. Sanitary conditions In hop yards, berry fields, etc. 1922.
Nos. 87-47 reprinted in U. S. Bureau of labor statistics Bulletin no. 285. Earlier
orders summarized In Monthly labor review, NQV. 1918, v. 7 : 1323-1327.
A l i v i n g wage b y l e g i s l a t i o n : t h e Oregon experience, by Edwin V.
O^Hara, c h a i r m a n of the I n d u s t r i a l w e l f a r e commission
Salem, Or.,
State p r i n t i n g department, 1916. x x i i i , 57 p.
Includes: Code of rulings of the Oregon Industrial welfare commission, effective
September 1, 1916; text of the Minimum wage law; and extracts from the a^
clslons of the Oregon Supreme court upholding the constitutionality of the act.
Reviewed in Monthly labor review, Oct 1016, v. 3 : 73-76.
R e p o r t o f the I n d u s t r i a l w e l f a r e commission of the state of Oregon on t h e power l a u n d r i e s i n P o r t l a n d , P r e p a r e d b y Caroline J.
secretary. Salem, Or., State p r i n t i n g d e p a r t m e n t , 1914. 52 p.
Latos, statutes, etc. A n act t o p r o t e c t the lives a n d health and morals
o f women a n d m i n o r w o r k e r s , a n d t o establish a n I n d u s t r i a l welfare ^ ^
mission . , . a n d to p r o v i d e f o r t h e fixing of m i n i m u m wages r ^ . ^ ^
r u a r y 17, 1913. [ n . p., 1913] 8 p.
Chapter 62. Laws of 1913.




M I N I M U M WAGE POR W O M E N I N T H E U N I T E D STATES
Decisions

of courts and

31

briefs

Oe o . Circuit court {Multnomuh
rg n
county)
F r a n k C. Stettler, p l a i n t i f f , m,
Edwin V. O ' H a r a , B e r t h a Moores a n d Amedee M . S m i t h , c o n s t i t u t i n g the
Industrial welfare commission of t h e state o f Oregan, defendants. Opinion
of Hon. T. J. Gleeton, s u s t a i n i n g the d e m u r r e r of the defendants to the
complaint . .
P o r t l a n d , Or. [1913] 11 p.
In the Circuit court of the state of Oregon for the county of Multnomah.
Comment on the decision in Survey, Nov. 22, 1913, v. 31: 191; Life and labor
(Chicago), Jan, 1914, v. 4: 24-25.
Supreme court.
Decision o f Oregon Supreme c o u r t i n case of F r a n k
a Stettler,, appellant, vs, E d w i n V . O ' H a r a , B e r t h a Moores and Amedee IM,
Smith, constituting I n d u s t r i a l w e l f a r e commission o f the state o f Oregon,
respondents. Rendered M a r c h 17, 1914. [n. p., 1914] 22 p.
Decision on appeal from the decision of the Circuit court for Multnomah county.
Also in Pacific reporter, v. 139, p. 793.
Abstract in U. S; Bureau of labor statistics Bulletin no. 169, p. 173. Comment
on the case In Survey, Dec. 5, 1914, t . 33: 225; New republic, Dec, 5, 1914, v. 1,
no. 5, p. 10-11.
Stettler v. O'Hara, Simpson v, O ' H a r a , Supreme c o u r t o f t h e U n i t e d States
(Apr. 9,1917) Supreme c o u r t r e p o r t e r , v. 37, p. 475; U n i t e d States Reports,
V. 243, p. 629.
Editorial comment on the cases in Survey, Apr. 14, 1917, v. 3 8 : 3 3 ; Outlook,
Mar. 7, 1917, Y. 115: 393^399.
Stettler v, O'Hara. T r a n s c r i p t o f record . . F r a n k 0 . Stettler, p l a i n t i f f i n
error, vs, E d w i n V . O ' H a r a [ a n d o t h e r s ]
the I n d u s t r i a l w e l f a r e commission of Oregon. I n e r r o r t o the Supreme court o f the state o f Oregon.
Filed June 1,1914. [ W a s h i n g t o n , D . C., 1914] i l , 34 p.
In the Supreme Court of the United States^ October term, 1914. No. 507.
Simpson v, O'Hara. T r a n s c r i p t o f record . . E l m i r a Simpson, p l a i n t i f f i n
error, vs. E d w i n V. O ' H a r a [ a n d o t h e r s ] the I n d u s t r i a l w e l f a r e commission
of the state of Oregon. F i l e d J u n e 1,1914. [Washington, B . 0., 1914] 23 p.
In the Supreme court of the United States. October term, 1914. No. 508.
Brandeis, Louis D.
„ F r a n k C. Stettler, p l a i n t i f f i n e r r o r , vs. E d w i n V .
O'Hara, et al., c o n s t i t u t i n g the I n d u s t r i a l w e l f a r e commission, defendants i n
error .
B r i e f f o r defendant i n e r r o r , L o u i s D . B r a n d e i s ,
assisted by
Josephine Goldmark . .
N e w Y o r k [1914] 398 p.
At head of title: Supreme Court of the United States. October term, 1914.
Nos. 507 and 508.
Brown, Eome G. M i n i m u m wage cases .
F r a n k C. Stettler, p l a i n t i f f i n
error, v^. E d w i n V. O ' H a r a , [et a l . ] . . c o n s t i t u t i n g the I n d u s t r i a l w e l f a r e
commission of the state of Oregon, defendants i n e r r o r .
E l m i r a Simpson,
plaintiff i n error, vs. E d w i n V . O ' H a r a
B r i e f a n d a r g u m e n t f o r plaintiffs i n error. Minneapolis, R e v i e w pub. co. [1914] 106 p.
At head of title: Supreme Court of the United States.
No. 507
, 508.

Octobcr term 1914.

frankfurter, Felix. Oregon m i n i m u m wage cases
. F r a n k C. Stettler,
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M a l a r k e y , D a n J. . . F r a n k G. S t e t t l e r , appellant, vs. E d w i n V. O^Haraetal.
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U n i t e d States. Commission
on industrial
relations.
[ T e s t i m o n y on effect of
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PORTO RICO
Porto Bico.

Bureau

of lahor.

A n n u a l report, 1920-1022.

San Juan, 1920-22.

3 V.
Reports for 1921 and 1922 also contained in the Report of the Commissioner of
agriculture and labor.
Include discussion of the administration of the minimum wage law of 19i9.
SOUTH DAKOTA
South Dakota. Industrial
commission.
S i x t h annual report
„ , June
1923. 1.
Text of the minimum wage law of 1 9 2 3 p , 31-33; Letter of attorney-general
Interpreting act: p. 28.
TEXAS
Texas. Industrial
welfare commission.
Order no. 1. Telegraph and telephone
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Mimeographed.
R e p o r t 1919/20. A u s t i n , Tex., 1921. 1 v.
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M i n i m u m w a g e l a w f o r w o m e n and minors, as
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UTAH
Haines, Horace T. U t a h ' s m i n i m u m wage l a w f o r
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females.
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Passed by the
[Salt Lake
„
,
labor officials of the unitea
Nov. 1915, v. 22, no. 1 »
1
f o r females. An act to
[ S a l t L a k e City, 1913]

Chapter 63, Laws of 1913.
WASHINGTON
Official
W a s h i n g t o n . Bureau of talor statistics
and factory
inspection.
Be na re*
in il
p o r t , 9 t h - 1 0 t h ; 1913/14-1915/16. O l y m p i a , F . M . L a m b o r n , 1914-191C. 2 T.
Contain reports on thq application of the minimum wage law.




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Washington.—Continued. DepL
of lahor . and industries.^
1920/22-1922/23. O l y m p i a , 1923. 2 v .
Continues the report of tbe Industrial welfare commission.

lst-2d

35
report,

W s i go (fififa/e) Dept. of lalor
ah t n
n
and industries.
Industrial
welfare
committee, 1
.
a o d r no. 1-31. O l y m p i a , 1914-22. 31 s e t .
r e
h es
Orders in effect, November, 1923* as follows:
23. Public housekeeping industry. 1921.
24 Minors in public housekeeping.occupations. 1921.
25. Laundry and dyeworks industry. 1921.
27. Telephone and telegraph industry. 1921.
28. Mercantile Industry. 1921.
29. Manuufacturing occupations. 1921.
30. Working conditions for female employees. 1922.
31. Minors in all occupations and industries other than public housekeeping.
1922., (Supersedes no. 26,)
All orders issued previous to August 5, 1921, published by the Industrial welfare
commission.
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Industrial
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B i e n n i a l report, l s t - 4 t h ; 1913/141919/20. Olympia, 1915-1920. 4 v .
Contain reports on the operation of the minimum wage act.
Report of survey of wag^es, hours a n d conditions o f w o r k o f women
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Report
o n t h e wages, conditions o f w o r k and cost a n d
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Lamborn, public p r i n t e r , 1914. I l l p.
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Industrial w e l f a r e commission. O l y m p i a , Wash., F . M . L a m b o r n , public
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Decisions

of courts

larson v. Eice. Supreme c o u r t o f W a s h i n g t o n ( A p r . 3, 1918) Pacific reporter,
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Abstract in U. S. Bureau of labor statistics Bulletin 258, p. 145; Monthly labor
review, Jan. 1919, v. 8 : 20J>-212; and in 3d report of the Industrial welfare commission, 1917/18.
Spokane hotel co. t?. Younger e t al., H o t e l co. o f Tacoma v . Same. Supreme
conrt of Washington (December 11, 1920). Pacific reporter, v . 194, p. 595.
Abstract in U. S. Bureau of labor statistics Bulletin no. 309, p. 207; and in
Monthly labor review, Feb. 1921, v. 12: 344-345. For a brief statement of the his^
tory of the case see Monthly labor review. Oct. 1920, v. 11:826.
Unofficial
Headlee, Frances K . M i n i m u m wage i n Washington.
V. 35 : 449.
Slinimuni wage i n W a s h i n g t o n .

Survey, Jan. 15, 1916,

Survey, Oct. 9, 1920, v. 4 5 : 62.

Operati(|i o f the m i n i m u m - w a g e l a w i n the state o f Washington. M o n t h l y
labor review, A p r i l 1917, v. 5 : 560-569.
Summarizes the work of the Industrial welfare commission through 1916. Later
reports in Monthly labor review. Mar. 1921, v. 12: 599-600; Jan. 1923, v. 16:
99-100.




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Some gains f o r m e r c a n t i l e w o r k e r s i n W a s h i n g t o n .
3 2 : 173.

Survey, M a y 9, 1914, v.

Taylor, A. W . , T h e operation of t h e m i n i m u m wage l a w i n the state of Washington. A m e r i c a n economic review, June 1915, v. 5 : 39&-405.
WISCONSIN
Official
Wisconsin. Industrial
commission.
B i e n n i a l report, 1912/14-1920/22.
son, 1914-23. 6 V.
Reports on the enforcement of the minimum wage law.

Madi-

Handbook f o r employers of women. S u m m a r y o f the provisions
o f the l a w s o f Wisconsin r e g u l a t i n g the e m p l o y m e n t of women and suggestions f o r i m p r o v e d housekeeping a n d supervision. I n d u s t r i a l commission
o f Wisconsin, 1922. [Madison? 1922?] 26 p.
Prepared by E. E. Wltte.First issued in 1918 under title "Factory equipment, housekeeping and supervision."
" Minimum wage " : p. 8-14.
I n the m a t t e r o f m i n i m u m wage rates a n d hours of labor for
women and m i n o r employees. [ K a d i s o n , 1921] 5 n u m b . 1.
Autographed from typewritten copy.
I n the m a t t e r o f t h e establishment of a l i v i n g wage f o r female and
m i n o r employees p u r s u a n t t o section 1 7 2 9 s - l t o 1729s-12
[Madison,
1919] 3 1.
Autographed from typewritten copy.
—
M i n i m u m wage. W i s c o n s i n l a b o r statistics, M a y - J u n e 1923, v. 1,
nos. 5-6.
A study of earnings and hours of work of minor and women employees in selected
Industries in April, 1923.
M i n i m u m wage. [Madison, 1920?]
A summary of the law with explanations.

5 p.

M i n i m u m wage a c t
[Madison? 1920] 23 p.
Contains text of the law, orders, Interpretations, etc.
Orders, 1910-1921.
1. All industries. 1919. Revised, 1921.
2. Telephone exchanges. 1920.
3. Hospitals and sanitoriums. 1920.
4. Home work. 1920.
5. Intermittent workers. 1920.
6. Tobacco-stemming warehouses. 1920.
7. Learners in beauty parlors. 1920.
Reprinted in Biennial report of the Industrial commission, 1918-1920; in TJ. S.
Bureau of labor statistics. Bulletin no. 285, p. 343.
Orders of the I n d u s t r i a l commission o f Wisconsin relating to tbe
h o u r s of l a b o r of women employees, a n d e s t a b l i s h i n g m i n i m u m wage rates for
w o m e n a n d m i n o r employees i n W i s c o n s i n pea c a n n i n g factories. Session pf
1923. [ M a d i s o n ? 1923] broadside.
Special orders for pea canneries Issued annually since 1917.
o f 1923.

Orders on factories c a n n i n g cherries, beans, corn or tomatoes, season
[ M a d i s o n ? 1923] broadside. Issued a n n u a l l y since 1920.




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37

Unofficial
federation of labor. Wisconsin
branch.
I n r e : Petition of the
Ws o sn federation o f labor, the Consumer's league o f Wisconsin, a n d t h e
ic ni
Central council o f social agencies o f M i l w a u k e e t o have determined p u r s u a n t
to law, the l i v i n g wage f o r m i n o r s a n d women i n t h e state o f Wisconsin, t o
the Honorable I n d u s t r i a l commission o f Wisconsin, [ n . p., 1919?] 9 L
Typewritten.

American

Commons, John E . T h e m i n i m u m wage l a w i n Wisconsin. (In N a t i o n a l consumers' league. State m i n i m u m wage l a w s i n practice. 1924, p. 109-124)
Minimum wage l a w h e l d u n c o n s t i t u t i o n a l . F o l d i n g f u r n i t u r e works, inc., v.
Industrial commission o f Wisconsin. ( U n i t e d States D i s t r i c t court, September, 1924) L a w a n d labor. Oct. 1924, v. 6 : 265.
Wisconsin consumers' league. Proposed m i n i m u m wage l a w f o r Wisconsin
.
Prepared f o r the Wisconsin consumers' league under the direction o f John R .
Commons. 1911. [ M i l w a u k e e ? 1911?] 18 p.
CONTENTS.—Wage boards In Australia and England.—The proposed law.—Women's
wages in Milwaukee, by Ruby Stewart.—Constitutionality of proposed law, by
Katherine Lenroot.
OTHER

STATES

CONNECTICUT
Connecticut, Connnission to investioaie
conditions of icage-earning
xoomen and
minors. Report
. . presented t o t h e General assembly o f 1913. H a r t f o r d ,
Pub. by the state, 1913. 297 p .
Recommends that a minimum wage commission be appolntedCommission
of public
welfare.
Report .
under a u t h o r i t y of
—
Chapter 163 o f the P u b l i c acts o f 1917, a n d House J o i n t resolution 104 of t h e
1917 session of the General assembly. H a r t f o r d , Pub. b y the state, 1919. 136 p.
Recommendation for establishment of a minimum wage for women and minors:
p. 16-17: Draft of bill: p. 129-133.
ILLINOIS
Abbott, Edith. Women's wages i n C h i c a g o ; some notes o n available
Journal of p o l i t i c a l economy, Feb. 1913, v . 2 1 : 143-158.

data.

Discusses the need of minimum wage legislation in Illinois.
Illinois women d r a f t m i n i m u m wage b i l l .

Woman's review, M a y 1913, p. 2.

Interriew with Miss Elizabeth Maloney on the bill drafted by the Woman's trade
ttnlon league.,
Minimum wage f o r women. R a i l r o a d t r a i n m a n , A p r i l 1913, v. 3 0 : 364-366.
In regard to testimony before the Chicago vice commission,
KENTUCKY
Kentucky. Commission to investigate
tucky. Report
December, 1911.

conditions
of working
women
[ L o u i s v i l l e ? 1911] 55 p.

in Ken-

Recommended the appointment of a commission to report on the advisability of
establishing minlmum-wage boards.




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MICHIGAX

M i c l u g a n . Commission
of inquiry
on minimiim
wage legislation
for women.
R e p o r t of the M i c h i g a n state commission o f i n q u i r y i n t o wages and the cond i t i o n s o f labor f o r women a n d the a d v i s a b i l i t y o f establishing a minimum
wage. Lansing, Michigan. W y n k o o p , Hallenbeck C r a w f o r d co., state printers,
1915. 496 p.
Appended are reports of meetings held to discuss minimum wage and of the
investigation of various industries.
MISSOURI
Missouri. Senate wage commission
for women and children.
Report of the
Senate wage commission f o r women a n d c h i l d r e n i n the state o f Missouri
t o the Senate o f the 48th General Assembly o f Missouri. [Jefferson City?]
1915. 108 p.
Recommends a wage commfission with power to fix wages.
NEW YORK
American association f o r labor legislation. C o n s t i t u t i o n a l amendments relating
t o labor legislation and b r i e f i n t h e i r defense. S u b m i t t e d t o the Constit u t i o n a l convention of N e w Y o r k state
J u n e 9, 1915. [ N e w York, 1915]
5 p.
" The need of minimum wage legislation " : p. 24-30.
A b i l l to l i g h t e n w o r k i n g women's burdens. Survey, Feb. 2T, 1915, v. 33 : 572.
The Wagner Smith bill in the New York Legislature.
B r o o k l y n central labor n n i o n . W h y N e w Y o r k state should enact a
m i n i m u m wage f o r women a n d m i n o r s . B r o o k l y n , 1915. 8 p.
Reviewed in Survey, May 15, 1915, v. 34: 157.
Consnmers' league of New Y o r k . . Women's wages t o d a y : one reason for a legal
m i n i m u m i n N e w Y o r k state
F e b r u a r y , 1920. N e w Y o r k , 1920. 12 p.
Cronin, J. F.
200-213.

T h e situation i n New York,

C a t h o l i c w o r l d , M a y 1923, v. 117:

Governor Sulzer on m i n i m u m wage boards. W h a t are m i n i m u m wage standards? H o w a m i n i m u m wage l a w has \vorked. Outlook, Jan. 11, 1913, v.
103 : 52-54.
Kelley, Mrs. Florence. M i n i m u m wage protest. Survey, A p r . 12, 1919, v. ^ t
83.
Letter to Speaker Sweet of the New York Assembly protesting against his sobstitute minimum wage bill.
MacKenzie, Frederick W . M i n i m u m wage f o r women a n d children; official
f a c t s vs. M a r k D a l y ' s fancies. A m e r i c a n l a b o r legislation review, Dec. 1923,
V 1 3 : 254r"255.
.
N e w Y o r k (State)
Factory
investigating
commission.
F o u r t h report of the
F a c t o r y i n v e s t i g a t i n g commission, 1915.
, , A l b a n y f J. B. Lyon company,
p r i n t e r s , 1915. 5 v .
" Wages ana wage legislation
v. 1, p. 33-50; " Text of proposed minimum w g
ae
a c t V . 1 : p. 201-298; " Symposium on the minimum wage problem : v. 1 = P'
592-845.
Governor (Smith)
T h e Govemor*s message t o t h e Legislature, J n ay
a ur
3, 1923. A l b a n y , J. B . L y o n company, p r i n t e r s , 1923. 36 p.
.
Recommendation that a minimum wage board be established in the D e p a r t m e n t o
labor: p. 18-19. Recommendation repeated in a special message, April 7, 1 '
printed in full in the New York Times, April 8, 1924,- p. 9.




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39

Po r s i e party. New Y o r k (State)
r ge s
v
Statement as t o the official proposal
of the national Progressive p a r t y i n the state o f New Y o r k f o r a m i n i m u m
wage act (also c o n t a i n i n g the t e x t o f the p a r t y ' s official b i l l )
. , New
York, 1913. 14 p.
Poe tn w m n w r e s Outlook. F e b r u a r y 21, 1923, v . 133 : 339.
r t ci g o e
ok r .
Editorial on the need of a minimum wage law in New York.
Shientag, Bernard L. Shall there be a m i n i m u m wage commission? Thousands
of women i n i n d u s t r y receive less t h a n l i v i n g wage. T e x t i l e w o r k e r , Dec.
1923, v. 11: 537-038.
OHIO

Are you contributing? Survey, IMay 13, 1922, v.. 48 : 235.
Comment on the letter of the Ohio manufacturers* association urging members to
, withhold contributions to women's organizations advocating minimum wage legislation.
Defeat of minimttm wage b i l l I n Ohio.
559.

M o n t h l y labor review, M a r . 1923, v. 1 6 :

Ohio Industrial
Conimissim.
Dept.
of investigation
and
statistics.
Wages and hours o f labor of women and g i r l s employed i n mercantile establishments i n Ohio i n 1913. Columbus, Ohio. F . J . H e e r p r i n t i n g co., 1914.
33 p.
A study authorized by the legislature with a view to the enactment of a minimumwage law.
Ohio council on women and c h i l d r e n i n i n d u s t r y . M i n i m u m wage study
„,
[Toledo? 1921?] [56] 1.
CONTENTS.—I. Women's wages from Industrial commission.—II. Cost of living,
a study.-*-III. Opinion of those who have had experience with minimum wage legislation.—IV. Experience outside of the United StatesReviewed in Monthly labor review, Feb. 1921, p. 97-100.
PENNSYLVANIA
lewis, W i l l i a m Draper. L a w designed t o c o n t r o l wages o f women shows
advancement. Pennsylvania measure goes f a r ahead o f past propositions.
Square deal, M a r c h 1913, v. 1 2 : 135-139,
•

The proposed P e n n s y l v a n i a m i n i m u m wage act. A m e r i c a n academy o f
political and social science. A n n a l s , J u l y 1913, v. 48 : 3 7 ^ .
Republican p a r t y ( P e n n s y l v a n i a ) . D r a f t o f a m i n i m u m wage act f o r women
and children
Prepared b y the executive and legislative committee o f
the Republican state convention
( P h i l a d e l p h i a , 1913) 42 p.
CANADA
G E N E R A L

Broda, Hodolphe. L a fixation Jggale des s a l a i r e s ; experiences de TAngleterre,
de FAustralie et d u Canada . . , Paris, M . G i a r d et E. B r i 6 r e , 1912. 181 p.
^ c p i . of labour.
L a b o u r legislation i n Canada as e x i s t i n g December 31, 1920. O t t a w a , P. A . A c l a n d , p r i n t e r , 1921; 844 p.
'The second consolidated report on labor legislation in Canada . .
Contains
tne minimum wage laws of Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Nova Scotia,
^tario, Quebec and Saskatchewan.
Labour legislation i n Canada, 1921-1923. O t t a w a , 1922-24. 3 v .
Annual. Supplementary to the 1920 consolidated report. Contain later minimum
wage laws of the provinces.
^'^dit?^^^ ^ ^ ^ ' i ^ a c t n r e r s ' association. Industrial
relations
dept. L a b o u r conations i n Canada u n d e r review .
M i n i m u m wage l e g i s l a t i o n discussed,
^ a u s t r i a l Canada, J u l y 1923, v . 24, no. 3 ; 133-136,




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D e r r y , Mrs, Kathleen. T h e m i n i m u m wage i n Canada, b y Kathleen Derry and
P a u l H . Douglas. J o u r n a l of p o l i t i c a l economy, A p r . 1922, v. 3 0 ; 155-188.
H a c M i l l a n , J . W . M i n i m u m wage legislation i n Canada a n d its economic
effects. I n t e r n a t i o n a l labour review, A p r . 1924, v. 9 : 507-537.
M i n i m u m wage legislation i n Canada. A comparison o f the various provinc i a l l a w s o n the subject. L a b o u r gazette ( C a n a d a ) , S e p t 1920, v. 20:
1190-1193.
Reprinted In part in Monthly labor review Nov. 1920, v. 11: 98G-989.
M i n i m u m wage f o r female employees i n Canada. Comparison o f rates in
v a r i o u s provinces. L a b o u r gazette ( C a n a d a ) , M a y 1923, v. 23: 508-510.
N a t i o n a l i n d u s t r i a l conference, Ottawa, 1919. N a t i o n a l i n d u s t r i a l conference
o f D o m i n i o n and p r o v i n c i a l governments w i t h representative employers and
l a b o u r men
O t t a w a , September 15-20, 1919 . . . Ottawa, 1919. liv.
234, 28 p.
Report on the minimum wage Jn Canada: p. xlix_IJ^
PROVINCES
ALBERTA

Bureau
of lal)Our.
A n n u a l r e p o r t o f t h e commissioner
1923. Edmonton, 1924.
1 v.
Contains the first annual report of the Minimum wage board.
Also included in the report of the Department of public works.

of labonr.

Alberta. Laws^ statutes, etc. [ P r o v i s i o n s o f the m i n i m u m wage act of 1922]
L a b o u r gazette ( C a n a d a ) , J u l y 1922, v . 22 : 706.
Previous to> 1922 the minimum wage had been administered under the Factories
act, 1917, as amended 1919 and 1921.
Minimum wage board,
[Orders, 1 - 7 , 1923]
1. Manufacturing industry.
2. Laundries, dyeing and cleaning.
3. Hotels, restaurants, etc.
4. Personal service occupations.
5. Employees In offices.
6. Shops, stores and mail order houses.
7. AU industries.
Nos. 1-7 reprfnted In Labour gazette (Canada), Mar., Apr. 1923, T. 23:
292-295, S96.
^ '
BRITISH COLUMBIA

B r i t i s h Colxunhia. Dept, of labour.
A n n u a l r e p o r t , 1918-1923. Victoria, B. C.,
1919-24. 6 V.
Contain reports of the Minimum wage board.
Laws, statutes, etc. A n act t o fix a m i n i m u m wage f o r women. [Vict o r i a , B . C., W . H . C u l l i n , 1921] 4 p .
British Columbia statutes, 1918, cap. 56. Reprinted In Monthly labor review,
Aug. 1918, V. 7 : 432-433.
Minimum
wage board.
[Orders, 1919-1923]
Mercantile industry. 1919.
Minors in mercantile industry. 1919.
Apprentices in mercantile industry. 1919.
Laundry, cleaning and dyeing. 1919.
Minors in laundry, cleaning, etc. 1919.
Apprentices in laundry, cleaning, etc. 1919.
Public housekeeping occupations. 1919.
Office occupations. 1919.
Manufacturing industry. 1919.
Personal-service occupations. 1919.




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B ii h C l m i . Minimum wage
rts
ou ba
hoard—Continued
Theater ushers. 1919.
Telephone and telegraph occupations. 1919,
Fishing Industry. 1920.
Fruit and vegetable Industry. 1920.
Telephone and telegraph occupations. 1920.
(Supersedes former order)
Fruit and vegetable Industry (amended). 1920.
Manufacturing Industry. 1922.
Inexperienced employees in the manufacturing industry.
(Supersedes former order.) 1923.
Summaries in its Annual reports; in Labour gazette (Canada), Feb., May, Oct.,
1919, V. 19: 178, 606, 1237-39; Feb., May, 1920, v. 20: 169, 587; Dec., 1921.
V. 21: 1489; Aug., 1922, v. 22: 8G1-S62; Nov.. 1923, v. 23: 1182.
Report, 3 d - 6 t h , 1920-1923. [ V i c t o r i a ? 1921-24] 3 T.
Reprinted from the Annual report of the Department of labour.
MANITOBA

Hanitoba. Laws, statutes, etc. A n act e n t i t l e d " T h e m i n i m u m wage a c t "
[n. p., 1918?1 4 p.
Manitoba statutes, 1918, chap. 38. Also in the Labour gazette (Canada), Aug.,
1918, V. 18: 681.
—
Minimum wage hoard.
Order, 1918-1922,
Tabular summaries of orders in 48 industries are In Labour gazette (Canada),
Bee., 1918, V. 18: 1121-23; Jan,-Apr., July, Sept, Nov., 1919, v. 19: 62, 176, 339341, 470, 845-846, 1093, 1338-40; Dec., 1921, v. 21: 1486-88; Mar.. 1922, v. 22:
266. Also in Monthly labor review (U, S. Bureau of labor statistics. See Indexes.)
Report, 1918-19. L a b o u r gazette ( C a n a d a ) , Aug., 1920, v . 2 0 :
464-468.
Investigation i n t o t h e l a u n d r y i n d u s t r y b y t h e M a n i t o b a
board. Labour gazette ( C a n a d a ) , J u l y , 1918, v . 1 8 : 537.

Minimum

wage

NOVA S O I
C TA

Nova Scotia, Commission on hours of labour, wages and worTcing
conditions
of teamen employed in industrial
occupations.
Report. H a l i f a x , N . S., Commissioner of public w o r k s a n d mines, 1923. 31 p.
Recommended passage of a minimnm wage law, which was enacted in 1920.
Abstract of report in Labour gazette (Canada), July, 1920, v. 20: 866-867; in
Monthly labour review, Sept., 1920, v. 11: 547.
ONTARIO

Otttarlo. Laws, statutes, etc. [ P r o v i s i o n s o f the m i n i m u m wage act, passed
1919, amended 1921, 1922]
L a b o u r gazette ( C a n a d a ) , June, 1921. v . 2 1 :
782; Feb., J u l y , 1922, 196, 702.
Minimum wage
1922^1924. 3 V.

hoard.

A n n u a l report, l s t - 3 r d ,

1921-1923.

Toronto.

—
[Orders, 1921-1924]
Reprinted in its Annual reporte,
6RB
Bummarles In Labour gazette (Canada), Apr., Sept., Dec. 1921, v. 21:
99^QQI
'
'
1^22, V. 22: 71-72, 320, 416-417.
J,

24%«
^^^^
^4-3^7.661.761.

V. 23:395, 510-511, 753; Jan., Aug.. Sept. 1924. v.

m^im ^
Advantages o f the conference method i n the a d m i n i s t r a t i o n o f
UnitM^ ^^^^
^ ^ ^ A s o c i a t i o n o f governmental labor officials o f the
p. 3742
^ ^ ^ Canada. Proceedings o f t h e 10th a n n u a l convention. 1923,
the Ontario experience.




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Q E E
U B C

Quebec. (Province)
Laics, statutes, etc. Women's m i n i m u m wage act. Act
r e l a t i n g t o the fixing o f a m i n i m u m wage f o r women. Dated March m a
( I n t e r n a t i o n a l labor office,
[London, H a r r i s o n a n d sons ltd., 1919] 2 pGeneva. Legislative series, 1919, Can. 1.)
Also in Labour gazette (Canada), Apr. 1919, v. 19; 495.
SASKATCHEWAN
Saskatchewan. Bureau
of labour
and industries.
1921-1922. Reglna, 1921-22. 2 v.
Includes the report of the Minimum wage board.

Annual

report, lst-2d;

Laws, statutes, etc. A n act f o r fixing s t a n d a r d m i n i m u m wages, hours
of employment and conditions of l a b o u r f o r females. Assented to Febr u a r y 5, 1919. tRegina, 1919] 4 . p.
Chapter 84, Laws of 1918-19. Keprinted in Labour gazette (Canada). Apr. 1919,
V. 19: 497-498. Anrendment of 1922 In same, Mar. 1922, v. 22: 313.
Minimum
wage hoard.
Orders, no. 1 - 4 ; 1919-1923. broadsides.
1. Employees in shops and stores. Amended, 1921.
2. Laundries and factories. Amended, 1921.
3. Mail order houses. Amended, 1921.
4. Hotels and restaurants. Amended, 1923.
Summaries in Labour gazette (Canada), Oct. 1919, v. 19: 1240; Sept. 1920,
V. 20: 1225; Dec. 1921, v. 21: 1488; June 1922, v. 22: 608; Mar. 1923, T. 23:
294-295; also in Monthly labor review (U. S. Bureau of labor statistics. See
Indexes).




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