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Labor and truancy laws for women and children, 1912

Laws of Wisconsin relating to employment of women and children, industrial education and truancy.


The 1911 legislature enacted many laws related to the organization of vocational and trade schools as well as truancy and labor laws. The Industrial Commission, charged with enforcing these statutes, issued this pamphlet to detail the provisions of the new laws, and, in particular, how they relate to women and children.

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Related Topics: The Progressive Era
The Birth of the Labor Movement
Progressivism and the Wisconsin Idea
Creator: Cary, C.P.
Pub Data: Madison: Wisconsin State Board of Industrial Education, 1912. Harvard University Library.
Citation: Cary, C.P., ed. "Laws of Wisconsin relating to employment of women and children, industrial education and truancy." (Madison: Wisconsin State Board of Industrial Education, 1912); Online facsimile at:  http://nrs.harvard.edu/urn-3:FHCL:476777; Visited on: 4/23/2014
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