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Title: Letter from WPA Teachers Union to Gov. Lehman
Brief Description: Letter from WPA Teachers Union to Gov. Lehman, supporting Child Labor Amendment, 1937.
Date Original: 1937-02-08
Identifier: NYSA_13682-53_B16_F4_2
Source: New York State Archives, New York (State). Governor (1933-1942 : Lehman). Central subject and correspondence files, 1933-1942. Series 13682-53, Box 16, Folder 4.
Publisher: New York State Archives
Creator: New York (State). Governor (1933-1942 : Lehman).
Language: English

Letter from WPA Teachers Union to Governor Herbert Lehman, supporting the proposed Child Labor Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, 1937. The secretary, Morris Levine, praised Lehman for supporting its passage, arguing that child labor decreased wages for tradesmen and resulted in the stunted physical and educational growth of children.


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Industrialization and Child Labor