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"Child-Murder Practiced as One of the Fine Arts in Chicago: How the Midwives Look Upon Abortion and with What Ease They Can Be Hired to Perform It; Several of the Well-Known Madames Consent to Commit Brutal Crimes for Small Pay; Physicians Called in to Assist When Necessary -- One of Them Named by a Midwife; The Preliminary Story Gives Indication of What May Be Expected to Follow
Thursday, December 13, 1888
"Infanticide: The Revelation Resulting from an Investigation Made by 'The Times;' Child Murder Committed to an Appalling Extent in Chicago; Leading Physicians and Well-Known Midwives Involved in the Crime; The Lives Choked Out of Little Ones on the Very Threshold of Existence; A Series of Articles Giving Names and Addresses That Will Astonish the People."
Wednesday, December 12, 1888
Nellie Bly Narrowly Escapes Having Her Tonsils Amputated; Treated as a Charity Patient in the Throat, Skin and Ear Infirmaries; She Joins the Throngs of Poor Invalids and Finds Out How Free Medical Aid Is Dispensed; One Brusque Old Doctor Probes Her Throat and Nose and Wants to Perform an Operation; A Young Physician Tells Her Never to Wash Her Face With Soap; The Druggists' Big Profits; What She Saw and Heard
Sunday, December 2, 1888
Some Things She Saw, Heard and Experienced While Traveling; Saidee Polk Fall's Happy Life at the Famous Polk Homestead-A Bit of Amele Riven's Early History-Peet Riley's Wisdom-Experience with a Southern Quarantine Officer-An Indignant Traveller.
Sunday, November 4, 1888
His Comparison of the Feudal Serf with the Young Factory Girl of the Present Day
Monday, September 3, 1888
And Possibly Result in a Good Law, Which Is the Formulation of a Pressing Public Sentiment
Saturday, September 1, 1888
He Is of the Opinion That Sanitary Laws Backed by a Public Sentiment Will Do a World of Good
Friday, August 31, 1888
Legislation Will Have Little Effect While Education Will Accomplish the Desired End
Thursday, August 30, 1888
There Is No Salvation of It Unless It Educates The Citizens of a Future Generation
Wednesday, August 29, 1888
Women Should Seek More Congenial Employment than is Offered By The Shop or Factory
Tuesday, August 28, 1888
A Poor Sewing Woman's Story of Pain, Poverty, and Privation, Sickness and Sorrow
Monday, August 27, 1888
They want Neither Pity, Charity, Nor Tracts but Practical instruction
Sunday, August 26, 1888
Legislation Can Improve the Surroundings but Supply and Demand Must Regulate Wages
Saturday, August 25, 1888
He Thinks that the Home Life and Early Education of the Unfortunates Cause the Trouble
Friday, August 24, 1888
The Girls Who Work in Tobacco Factories Particularly Arouse His Sympathy and Pity
Thursday, August 23, 1888
His Remedy for the Great Evil is Preventive, not Curative, and Is Found in Education.
Wednesday, August 22, 1888
J. McGregor Adams Says that Stringent Laws Should be Enacted and Immigration Restricted
Tuesday, August 21, 1888
The Trades and Labor Assembly Indorses its White Slave investigation
Monday, August 20, 1888
A "Times" Reporter Gets into a Paper Box Manufactory That Puzzles and Bewilders Him
Sunday, August 19, 1888
"Nell Nelson" Spends a Half-Day in the Princess Knitting Company's Unwholsomene Factory
Saturday, August 18, 1888
"Nell Nelson" Spends an Hour n the Factory of Henry W. King & Co, on Union Street, And Reads The Old Story of Want and Misery, Ill Health and Privation - in the Faces of The Toilers
Friday, August 17, 1888
Take a Trip with a "Times" Reporter Through a Mattress and Pillow Manufactory
Thursday, August 16, 1888
Their Condition in the Shoe Shops as Described by "The Times" Lady Reporter. Little Heroines Who Work For Three Meals, a Roof at Night, and Their Carfare.
Wednesday, August 15, 1888
A Young Widow Attempted to Support Herself and Child by Making Overalls
Tuesday, August 14, 1888
A "Times" reporter Accompanies a Health Officer on Another Visit to The Slave-Pens
Monday, August 13, 1888
Nell Nelson Continues To Expose the Slave-Grinding Hell-Holes of Chicago
Sunday, August 12, 1888
"The Times" Reporter Wanders Into The Loud-Smelling Tailor-Shops on Twelfth Street. An Insight Into the Peculair Methods by Which Wholesale Clothing Dealers Grow Rich.
Saturday, August 11, 1888
Places Where Virtue Counts for Nothing and Is Not Tolerated by the Employer. Body and Soul Must Be Given Up To The Scoundrels Or The Employee Loses Her Situation.
Friday, August 10, 1888
"Nell Nelson" spends a Day Among the Serfs and Bondwomen in the Shops of "Little Hell." For Four Hours of Unceasing Toil in a Dirty, Crowded Tailor's Room She Is Paid Six Cents.
Thursday, August 9, 1888
"Nell Nelson" investigates the Boston Store and Is Shocked at What She Finds. A Basement that on a Hot Day is So Stifling it Reminds One of the "Black Hole of Calcutta."
Wednesday, August 8, 1888
The "Times" Lady Reporter Finds Some Factorymen who treat their Employees Decently. At the Dearborn Feather Duster Company's Place the Conditions Could Be Improved.
Tuesday, August 7, 1888
A Second Investigation "By Request" of Some of the Places Already Visited
Monday, August 6, 1888
Nell Nelson Puts in a Whole Day with Pardridge & Co. on State Street
Sunday, August 5, 1888
Sunday, August 5, 1888
"The Times'" Lady Reporter Spends a Day in Goldsmith's Tailor Shop at 258 Rumsey Street
Saturday, August 4, 1888
While Among Chicago's Weak Serfs The Times Lady Reporter Finds Mr. Goss' "Good Jew"
Friday, August 3, 1888
"The Times'" Lady Reporter, in the Guise of a Factory Bondwoman, is insulted by a Scoundrel
Thursday, August 2, 1888
Startling Experiences of "The Times'" Lady Reporter in the Factory of Julius Stein & Co. Left in a Foul and Filthy Corner of the Workroom Until Outraged Nature Succumbs
Wednesday, August 1, 1888
Further Details of the Factory Investgation Conducted by "The Times'" Lady Reporter. A Cloak Concern Where Nothing But Fear of the Law Seems to Prevent The Use of the Lash
Tuesday, July 31, 1888
A Lady Reporter's Experience in the Shops with the Sewing Serfs. Making Tidies at Sixty Cents a Dozen and Paying Three Dollars for the Privilege
Monday, July 30, 1888
Nellie Bly Asks This Question of Police Court Prisoners; She Spends a Day at Jefferson Market Court and Jail
Sunday, June 17, 1888
A "World" Reporter's Experience on Blackwells's Island - He Simulates Drunkenness and Is Sent Up for Thirty Days - Loathsome Condition of the Sleeping Cells - How the Bakery Gang Makes Sickening Bread - No Baths Allowed and Everybody is Unclean
Sunday, June 10, 1888
Among the Girls Who Toil in the Steam Laundries of Minneapolis; Beal's the Place Where Poor Girls Work and Get No Pay for It; One Laundry Where the Girl Help is Treated as It Should Be; Why Girls Go Astray--Character No Object--Observations on Laundry Life
Sunday, April 22, 1888
Nellie Bly Repeats in Detail Her Story About Lobbyist Phelps; Step by Step She Shows How She Trapped Him and Exposed Him; Her Appearance Before the House Judiciary Committee Is the Sensation of the Day; The Committee Admits Its Limited Powers, but Interrogates Her Closely as to the Expose in 'The World' and She Answers Clearly and Directly; Phelps Goes on the Stand and Makes a Succession of Denials and Admissions; He Says He Never Mentioned that He Could Buy Any Legislators, and that the Names of the Six Interested Men on the Cities' Committee Were Not Referred to; He Calls Himself a Speculator and a Bill-Gurnisher; How He Explains Things; Lobbyist Wood Is Also Examined, but Denies Everything; The Testimony is Full
Thursday, April 19, 1888
Eva Gay's Glance at the Girls Who Work in the Laundries; Some of the Work is Terrible and the Pay is Generally Low; Girls Acknowledge the Work is Surely Breaking Their Health; More of the Crusade, with Some of the Natural Consequences
Sunday, April 15, 1888
Edward R. Phelps, the Owner of the Legislature, Again in Albany
Wednesday, April 11, 1888
Eva Gay's Visit to the Girl Workers in Minneapolis Shirt Factories; Some of the Dark, Dank and Disagreeable Shops of the Shirt Workers; Girls Must Furnish Their Own Machines, as Well as the Sewing Materials; Starvation Wages for Hard Work--Girls Terrorized by Their Taskmasters.
Sunday, April 8, 1888
King Phelps of the Lobby Leaves Albany for the South; The Atmosphere Where "The World" Circulated Was Too Hot for Him; Assemblyman Crosby Calls for an Investigation of the Lobby; But His Resolutions Are Referred Because of Protests
Friday, April 6, 1888
"Ed" Phelps's Absurd Explanations About That Agreement to Bribe; He Was Trying to Catch 'Nellie Bly' All the Time; Why, Oh! Why, Then, Did He Give Written Memoranda and Hang About the St. James Hotel?; Talk of a Legislative Investigation; Why Not a Grand Jury Indictment In This County? Comments in This City and Albany
Monday, April 2, 1888
Surprise That Even a Women Could Trick the Lobby King
Monday, April 2, 1888