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Saleswomen in Mercantile Stores, Baltimore, 1909
New York: Charities Publication Committee, 1912. First Edition. Study funded by the Russell Sage Foundation on the working conditions of saleswomen at various mercantile stores in early 20th century Baltimore. Introduction by John M. Glenn, General Director of the Foundation. Butler, who died of tuberculosis before this book was published...
[Item #25599]
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Saleswomen in Mercantile Stores, Baltimore, 1909
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Preventing Fatal Explosions in Coal Mines: A Study of Recent Major Disasters in the United States as Accompaniments of Technological Change
New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1942. First Edition. Survey of contemporary mine safety practices; most interesting for detailed discussion of recent mine disasters including the explosions at Raleigh and Bartley, West Virginia in 1940. Octavo (23cm). Printed paper wrappers; 156pp. Minor external scuffing and wear; faint marginal stain to rear...
[Item #16165]
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Preventing Fatal Explosions in Coal Mines: A Study of Recent Major Disasters in the United States as Accompaniments of Technological Change
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Report of Atlantic City Conference on Workmen's Compensation Acts Held at Atlantic City, N.J., July 29-31, 1909
[Minneapolis? Minnesota Employees' Compensation Commission], 1909. First Edition. Octavo (23cm.); mid-century three-quarter brown morocco over marbled boards, gilt-lettered spine in 5 compartments, all edges speckled, blue endpapers; [6],319,[15]pp. Joints and spine slightly rubbed, attractive ownership rubberstamp to front free endpaper and title page, very occasional contemporary marginalia, else Very Good...
[Item #24174]
Price: $75.00
 
Report of Atlantic City Conference on Workmen's Compensation Acts Held at Atlantic City, N.J., July 29-31, 1909
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Hawk's Nest
New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1941. First Edition. Skidmore's great, suppressed account of the Hawk's Nest tunnel disaster near Gauley Bridge, West Virginia, where as many as 800 men died from acute silicosis between 1930-31. Many thousands more suffered debilitating illness as a result of lax industrial safety laws...
[Item #25711]
Price: $1,250.00