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Creator:
New York (State). Factory Investigating Commission.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A3000
 
 
Dates:
1912-1914
 
 
Abstract:  
The General Wage Investigation data cards provide background information for reports and recommendations on wage legislation. The 70,000 cards compiled by field agents detail information about the wages and personal history of employees in four industries: department stores, shirt and collar factories, .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

2
Creator:
New York (State). Factory Investigating Commission.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A3007
 
 
Dates:
1913-1914
 
 
Abstract:  
Factory Investigation Commission staff recorded their assignments to conduct factory surveys on these appointment cards. The cards contain information on: the firm visited; owner's name, date of scheduled visit; and the field agent assigned to do the research..........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

3
Creator:
New York (State). Factory Investigating Commission.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A3008
 
 
Dates:
1913-1914
 
 
Abstract:  
These work reports document the daily activities of Commission employees. Field and office staff work cards list: factory field visits; the type of work; and relevant staff expenses..........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

4
Creator:
New York (State). Factory Investigating Commission.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A3009
 
 
Dates:
1914
 
 
Abstract:  
Statistical tables based on data collected by field agents about factory employees from establishments studied 1912-1914. The tables provide statistics about factory workers such as: wages; age; sex; time worked; years worked; immigration status; occupation; and housing. The series contains background .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

5
Creator:
New York (State). Factory Investigating Commission.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A3010
 
 
Dates:
circa 1913-1914
 
 
Abstract:  
This series contains rough notes and lists providing agents of the Factory Investigating Commission with information on the recording and coding of business establishments and occupations..........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

6
Creator:
New York (State). Factory Investigating Commission.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A3011
 
 
Dates:
1913-1914
 
 
Abstract:  
This series contains correspondence, memoranda, minutes of staff meetings, staff reports, questionnaires and responses, research notes and rough statistical tables, and draft copies of forms relating to the Wage Investigation. Many of the files document wages and working conditions in the different .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

7
Creator:
New York (State). Factory Investigating Commission.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A3013
 
 
Dates:
1914
 
 
Abstract:  
The Wage legislation opinion files are comprised of questionnaires and correspondence advising the Factory Investigating Commission on minimum wage legislation. These records document the Commission's solicitation of views of business, labor, academic professionals, economists, lawyers, and others to .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

8
Creator:
New York (State). Factory Investigating Commission.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A3014
 
 
Dates:
1912-1913
 
 
Abstract:  
Field agents of the Factory Investigation Commission prepared financial analysis reports for the Wage Investigation 1912-1913. These reports were compiled from interviews and factory records to determine ability to increase wages. The reports contain gross revenue; manufacturing costs; selling expenses; .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

9
Creator:
New York (State). Factory Investigating Commission.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A3016
 
 
Dates:
1914
 
 
Abstract:  
The cost of living report, draft and background notes were used to study the laboring class in New York City. This series outlines cost of living for single women and men, families, their living conditions and statistics on their earnings and expenditures. The series also contains notes from interviews .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

10
Creator:
New York (State). Factory Investigating Commission.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A3017
 
 
Dates:
1913
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of a background report on the 1913 department store worker strike in Buffalo, New York. The report deals mainly with wages, although in addition to higher wages, strikers were demanding Saturday night closing of stores, an eight-hour day, and better sanitary conditions. Packard's .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

11
Creator:
New York (State). Factory Investigating Commission.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A3018
 
 
Dates:
1912-1914
 
 
Abstract:  
This series contains vouchers, typed financial statements, and ledgers, recording expenses of the Factory Investigation Committee for: salaries; office supplies; rent; and travel. The records generally provide information on: payment date; to whom paid; purpose of payment; and amount paid. Two of the .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

12
Creator:
New York (State). Factory Investigating Commission.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A3019
 
 
Dates:
1912-1916
 
 
Abstract:  
Letters, memoranda, and telegrams of the Factory Investigation Commission regarding the administrative activities, plans for and methodology of investigations, and proposed solutions. Correspondents include government agencies, businessmen and organizations, employee and civic groups, and subject .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

13
Creator:
New York (State). Factory Investigating Commission.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A3020
 
 
Dates:
1914
 
 
Abstract:  
This series contains correspondence between field agents in Upstate New York and staff in the main office in New York City. The correspondence concerns data cards; instructions to agents; factories and stores under investigation; salaries, and supplies to study Upstate during the Wage Investigation. .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

14
Creator:
New York (State). Factory Investigating Commission.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A3022
 
 
Dates:
1914-1915
 
 
Abstract:  
This series consists of Factory Investigation Commission press releases c. The press releases contain information on labor law recodification, fire hazards in stores, wage legislation, issues related to enforcing laws and responses to owners' complaints..........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

15
Creator:
New York (State). Factory Investigating Commission.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A3023
 
 
Dates:
1911, 1913-1914
 
 
Abstract:  
The clippings in this series are from news and trade publications, and deal with activities of the Factory Investigating Commission. They concern: scheduled hearings; hearings held in Schenectady, Troy, Syracuse, Rochester and Buffalo; witnesses testifying at the hearings; descriptions of the commission's .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

16
Creator:
New York (State). Factory Investigating Commission.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A3025
 
 
Dates:
1900-1914
 
 
Abstract:  
These letters, reports, articles, notes, and government documents provide information about the prison contract labor system for the manufacture of shoes and shirts in other states and countries. The series includes correspondence comparing prison labor to free labor in the shoe industry; questionnaires .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

17
Creator:
New York (State). Factory Investigating Commission.
 
 
Abstract:  
The organizational and planning files contains correspondence, memoranda, notes, and other material concerning the New York City and Upstate Advisory Committees on Recodification of the Labor Law. The files include committee membership; meeting attendance; who received proposed recodification; additions, .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

18
Creator:
New York (State). Factory Investigating Commission.
 
 
Abstract:  
These questionnaires and support materials document the Commission's proposals to consolidate New York City building inspection agencies. The material discusses: questions on what legislation should be enacted; arguments for and against a separate inspection agency, plan and bill proposals, and plans .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

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Creator:
New York (State). Factory Investigating Commission.
 
 
Abstract:  
These glass plate negatives and prints depict views of conditions inside factories, usually showing workers in chemical, food, glass, clothing, and other industries. The images show inadequate ventilation or exhaust systems; dirt and animals contacting food products; unguarded machinery; overcrowding .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

20
Creator:
New York (State). Factory Investigating Commission.
 
 
Title:  
 
Series:
A3030
 
 
Dates:
1914
 
 
Abstract:  
These data cards and other records document a study on "Dependence and Wages". The series provides information about the relationship between wages and dependence on charity. Records were compiled about causes of destitution, wages by occupation, family size, weekly income, and housing for a report .........
 
Repository:  
New York State Archives
 

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