V-"The Woman That Toils" - Bessie van Vorst's - Everybody's Magazine

V-"The Woman That Toils" - Bessie van Vorst's - Everybody's Magazine

"Experiences of a Literary Woman as a Working Girl"

by: Bessie (Mrs. John) van Vorst, Marie van Vorst | publication date: January 1, 1903 | Publication: Everybody's Magazine | volume: 8 | journal issue: 1 | pages: 3-17

"On arriving in Chicago I addressed myself to the ladies of Hull House, asking for a tenement family who would take a factory girl to board. ... Before the hour was up, I had found a clean room in one street, and board in another. This was inconvenient, but safe, and comparatively healthy ..."

Final part of the series by the sisters-in-law van Vorst investigating how women of the other half live and work.

Public domain.