garment industry

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
Nell Nelson
The second article in Nell Nelson (a pseudonym)'s undercover series on the working conditions of women and girls in Chicago's factories.
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
Nell Nelson
The first in Nell Nelson's series based on time undercover in factories employing girls and women in Chicago. The description of the series, printed in the Times, reads: "...These articles are written by a young lady who passed through the common experiences of those unfortunates of her own sex who are compelled to undergo the hardships and tortures of factory life in this city. She tells plainly what she saw and what she heard; gives names and places whenever necessary, and backs up her statements with unquestionable proofs."
Merle Linda Wolin
Wolin continues her investigative report on LA's garment industry, based on time spent undercover working in factories.
Merle Linda Wolin
Wolin talks to retailers who sell clothes from the manufacturers she worked for posing undercover as an undocumented worker.
Merle Linda Wolin
Wolin confronts another owner of a manufacturing plant, after working undercover in the LA garment industry as an undocumented worker.
Merle Linda Wolin
Wolin returns to the first factory she visited undercover as an illegal garment worker in Los Angeles, and interviews its owner
Merle Linda Wolin
The reporter, who worked in several factories in LA posing undercover as an undocumented worker, confronts the owners of a smaller garment contractor.
Merle Linda Wolin
The seventh chapter in Wolin's series of reports on the LA garment industry. Wolin spent time working undercover in several manufacturing facilities, posing as an undocumented worker.
Merle Linda Wolin
The reporter confronts a union shop she worked in undercover as an undocumented worker as part of an investigation into LA's garment industry.
Merle Linda Wolin
The third chapter of Wolin's undercover work in the garment industry. Here, the reporter examines garment "homeworkers," who are often undocumented workers.
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