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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
Eva Gay
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
Eva Gay
In the Dim Light of North Cell House are Reminders of Death and Destruction
William Recktenwald
The second of three articles from the Tribune published in the Independent, based on Recktenwald's undercover time spent as a guard in Pontiac Prison.
Inside Pontiac Prison, Some Different Crimes are Committed
William Recktenwald
The third of three articles based on the Tribune undercover series at Pontiac prison, published in the Evening Independent.
Three Months After The Riot, Pontiac Prison is Still a Living Hell For Everyone In It...
WIlliam Recktenwald
The Evening Independent published three articles based on or from Recktenwald's undercover series from the Tribune on Pontiac Prison. This is the first of three.
"Looking for Answers About Workers and Wages"
Neil Henry
"Homeward Bound: Trading Buckets for Bus Tickets: The Northbound Highway Home"
Neil Henry
"A Wretched Reality of Life in the Fields"
Neil Henry
"Half a Day Nets $1.50 and 'Supper'"
Neil Henry
"Slim Pickin': Taken for a Ride, Sold 'Like Cattle'"
Neil Henry
"The Long, Hot Wait for Pickin' Work"
Neil Henry
Neil Henry describes his journey from a Washington, D.C. soup kitchen known as SOME House to the "pickin'" fields of North Carolina.
"Ice Toters, Ministore Clerks: Over 40 Years, A Corporation's Pattern of Underpaying Workers"
Paul Lieberman
Chester Goolrick
Reporters look into the pattern of underpaying workers at the Atlantic Co., Inc., an Atlanta-based conglomerate that manufactures ice and runs convenience stores, whose workers it consistently under paid.
"Naval Stores Ages-Old, but Few Like Living in the Past"
Chester Goolrick
Paul Lieberman
Naval stores are the ingredients used in scores of products "from paint thinner and wood stains to medicated soaps and liquid floor wax."
"Endless Debt Haunts Turpentiners"
Chester Goolrick
Paul Lieberman
(Lee May)
The second part in Goolrick and Lieberman's series discusses the endless debts and lack of options of turpentiners.
"Jim Palmer: He Recalls Bad Days in the Woods"
Chester Goolrick
Paul Lieberman
Profile of Jim Palmer, who recalls life as a worker in the turpentine woods.
"L.D. Davis: 'Boss Had The Pencil'"
Chester Goolrick
Paul Lieberman
Profile of L.D.Davis, one of the turpentine laborers, who got out of the "web of work" to be "his own man" through a system known as "halfing."
"The Turpentine Men: Hard Woods Toil for Little Pay"
Chester Goolrick
Paul Lieberman
(Lee May)
Lee May spends a week working with the turpentine men of the South Georgia woods to learn about their lives in Part One of the Atlanta Constitution's six-part series on the Georgia industries that underpay their workers.
Chester Goolrick
Paul Lieberman
Introduction to the Atlanta Constitution's six-part series on Georgia's lowest wage earners. The facsimiles come from a reprint of the series.
A Chaplain's Substitute
A man accepts a month's duty, from August 20 to September 20, 1878, as substitute chaplain at the Kent County Asylum.
Helen Zia
Helen Zia goes undercover for Ms. Magazine to investigate the sweatshops of San Francisco that employ Asian-American women workers.
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