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Florence Kelley

Dorothy Rose Blumberg

Florence Kelley

the making of a social pioneer.

by Dorothy Rose Blumberg

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Published by A.M. Kelley in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kelley, Florence, 1859-1932

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 181-188.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN57 .B55
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 194 p.
    Number of Pages194
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5945494M
    LC Control Number65016982
    OCLC/WorldCa256090

    Kathryn Kish Sklar is a distinguished professor of history at SUNY, Binghamton and coeditor of the online journal and database Women and Social Movements in the United States, She is the author of Florence Kelley and the Nation's Work: The Rise of Women's Political Culture, and other books in the history of American y Wilson Palmer is a research associate at. In , Florence Kelley moved to New York to lead the newly-formed National Consumers League. Here, she pioneered the use of labels on clothing to show that the garments were not made by child labor. She helped pass the first factory law prohibiting employment of children under the age of 14, and she was the first woman factory inspector.

    Get this from a library! Florence Kelley. [Carol Saller; Ken Green] -- A biography of the determined woman who worked to improve the lives of children, the poor, and adult workers. Florence Kelley () was a Cornell alumna who, as head of the National Consumers’ League from to , led campaigns against child labor, for minimum wage, and other social rights of working people. She also promoted women's suffrage, and the civil rights of African Americans.

    - Kelley, Florence () Credit Line: Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division, National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection. Cite This Item. Page 97 - For the schools teach exactly those things which prepare girls to become at the earliest moment cash children and machine tenders: punctuality, regularity, attention, obedience, and a little reading and writing — excellent things in themselves, but wretched preparation either for domestic service as an alternative choice of occupations, or for homemaking a decade later.


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Florence Kelley was born on Septemin Philadelphia, Pa., the daughter of U.S. congressman William Darrah Kelley. She entered Cornell. Kathryn Kish Sklar is a distinguished professor of history at SUNY, Binghamton and coeditor of the online journal and database Women and Social Movements in the United States, She is the author of Florence Kelley and the Nation's Work: The Rise of Women's Political Culture, and other books in the history of American y Palmer is a research associate at Pomona.

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