Eva Gay aka Eva McDonald aka Eva Valesh

Reportage

Reporters

Media History

The reporting was intended for these media types: Newspaper

Articles, Books, Video/Film

  • II-"Song of the Shirt" - Eva Gay (aka Eva McDonald aka Eva Valesh) - St. Paul Globe | 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.

    April 8, 1888
    Gay wrote a series of articles on posing as a factory worker to assess conditions in Minnesota with a pledge to ...
  • I-"The Toiling Women" - Eva Gay (aka Eva McDonald aka Eva Valesh) - St. Paul Globe | Eva Gay's Trip Through Bag and Mattress Factories of Minneapolis; Sewing Mid Clouds of Dust--Hardships Hand in Hand With Small Wages; Employers Who Provide Necessary Conveniences and Others Who Do Not; Girls Compelled to "Stand for Their Health" -- Mattress Works Employes

    April 1, 1888
    Gay wrote a series of articles on posing as a factory worker to assess conditions in Minnesota with a pledge to ...
  • III-"Working in the Wet" - Eva Gay - St. Paul Globe | 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

    April 15, 1888
  • IV-"Eva Gay's Travels" - Eva Gay - St. Paul Gobe | 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

    April 22, 1888