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  • Boston Chamber of Commerce Collection
    files of the Committee on Commercial and Industrial Affairs include the records of the Forewomen s Council of Boston from 1922 to 1924 The group consisted of about seventy five forewomen employment managers industrial nurses and other women in supervisory positions in industry from manufacturing establishments in Metropolitan Boston Its records comprise membership lists press releases and several statements of the need for and functioning of this body Women at Work Professional Labor Office Workers cartons 12 and 42 The collection also contains material on office and clerical workers Employee letters from 1910 to 1930 consist mainly of requests for employment or letters of recommendation accompanied by the Chamber s responses In 1922 the Chamber decided to set up a committee to study office salaries The incomplete files include a draft for a detailed survey of office salaries apparently designed by the Walworth Manufacturing Company which lists office positions with separate spaces for men s and women s salaries at the end of each line Cartons 48 49 and 58 The Chamber also collected information on civic and municipal affairs sometimes with an eye towards policy development The papers of the Committee on Industrial Relations include a file on child labor laws from 1911 to 1921 an area of policy development which involved many women It contains pamphlets from the Children s Bureau and from organizations in favor of new legislation requests from manufacturers for information speeches for and against child labor legislation and correspondence between the Chamber and the Children s Bureau most of the latter by printed form There are files with responses from a large number of companies to requests by the Chamber for information on industrial welfare programs between 1913 and 1916 A number of the letters are written by women and many of the policies

    Original URL path: http://www.library.hbs.edu/hc/wes/collections/professional/executives/content/1001956066.html (2016-02-18)
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  • R. H. Macy and Company Collection
    benefits perquisites punishments pay hours and advancement opportunities Most of the interviewees worked in the store between 1870 and 1900 As early as the 1860s women held very high positions in the store s management Macy s first three superintendents were women R H Macy s niece Margaret Getchell La Forge was his first store manager She remained in the position until the birth of her first child in 1870

    Original URL path: http://www.library.hbs.edu/hc/wes/collections/professional/executives/content/1001954460.html (2016-02-18)
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  • Spencer Wire Company Collection
    purchases of land committees formed and increase of capital stocks G Grace Goddard was the wife of Henry W Goddard president of the company She began to appear in the records as one of the directors and officers of the company in 1923 She was voted president after the death of her husband in 1927 She served in that office as well as acting as treasurer until the company was

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  • Letter from Lucy B. Crain to A. Lincoln Filene
    Letter from Lucy B Crain to A Lincoln Filene 1922 A Lincoln Filene Collection Mss 776 1921 1925 b 2 Copyright 2001 President and Fellows of Harvard College all rights

    Original URL path: http://www.library.hbs.edu/hc/wes/collections/professional/executives/popups/craine_letter.html (2016-02-18)
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  • Resume of Lucy B. Crain
    Resume of Lucy B Crain A Lincoln Filene Collection Mss 776 1921 1925 b 2 Copyright 2001 President and Fellows of Harvard College all rights reserved

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  • E. C. Allen Collection
    letters from Phoebe A Hanaford written between 1889 and 1891 They discuss the publication of Daughters of America published in 1883 by True Company She also suggests a larger project a series of books on important women in history and contemporary society Prev E C Allen Collection Chester I Barnard Collection Brighton Beach Music Hall Collection Henry Sturgis Dennison Collection Gimbels and Saks Collection Eli Goldston Collection Hunnewell Collection J

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  • Chester I. Barnard Collection
    voluntary associations They exchange books and discuss them in long letters Rogers was the secretary of the Committee on Autonomous Groups in New York City and the editor of their bulletin She was confined to a wheelchair and described herself as an invalid She gave up the editorship of the bulletin in 1958 due to her failing health Prev E C Allen Collection Chester I Barnard Collection Brighton Beach Music

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  • Brighton Beach Music Hall Collection
    A Business Proposal with one leading character Miss Jane Hoops portraying Mr Rugg s private stenographer Virginia Harned a playwright and actress heeded the admonition in bold black lettering to Read Carefully Before Signing at the top of her 1909 contract She crossed out the provisions that would have allowed her to be fired without cause and which required her to give additional performances as requested In her own handwriting

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