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New York State Factory Investigating Commission Press Clippings Concerning Commission Activities


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Overview of the Records

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New York State Archives
New York State Education Department
Cultural Education Center
Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
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 investigation of factory and store health and safety conditions, wages, and cost of living; and descriptions of actual conditions in factories and stores relating to dangerous working conditions, poor wages, and child labor.
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Inclusive Dates:
1911, 1913-1914
Series Number:
A3023

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Chronological.

Scope and Content Note

These clippings are from news and trade publications. They concern: scheduled hearings; hearings held in Schenectady, Troy, Syracuse, Rochester and Buffalo, often quoting or summarizing testimony given at the hearings; witnesses testifying at the hearings; descriptions of the commission's investigation of factory and store health and safety conditions, wages, and cost of living; and descriptions of actual conditions in factories and stores relating to danger from unguarded machinery, inadequate fire escapes and fire prevention, inadequate sanitation, ventilation, and lighting, low wages, child labor, and night work.

Alternate Formats Available

Microform is available at the New York State Archives through interlibrary loan.

Scanned images of this series are available at the New York State Archives.

New York State Archives Digital Collections

Press clippings concerning Commission activities, 1911, 1913-1914

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