Eleventh Annual Report of the Factory Inspector of the State of New York. Transmitted to the Legislature January 25, 1897.
(State of New York)

Albany New York: Wynkoop Hallenbeck Crawford Co., 1897. F 1282 pages; "...relating to the work of inspection and the enforcement of laws applying to all manufactories, bakeshops and mines which have been visited by the deputy inspectors...inspections aggregate 27,428..."; with much detailed information from each county of New York State, naming corporations, locations, with total number of persons employed, males, males under 18 years, under 16 years, Females, females under 21, under 16, males and females under 16 years, illiterate children, children under 14 years, children found without certificates; sweatshops, bakeshop laws, inspection of mines: "...first inspection of the mines showed many of them to be in a very unsafe and dangerous condition..."; section delineating the factory inspection laws for NY; "Statistical Tables of Factories, Bakeries and Mines Insepected, with the Changes Ordered Therein and Casualties Reported", giving name of firm, goods manufactured, employee numbers (broken down with sex, ages, children etc.) hours of labor of minors, hours on Saturday or Sunday, changes ordered, whether complied; with Appendix, giving Speeches and Papers Read at the Tenth Annual Convention of the International Association of Factory Inspectors of North America, held at Toronto, Ont., Canada, Sept. 1-3, 1896; papers including "The Working Child and the Inspector", Decrease of Child Labor in New York, Emery Wheels-Their Use and Misuse, Inspection Laws of Quebec, Ventilation, Bakeshop Inspection, The Sweating System, Office Work of Factory Inspection, more; original black cloth, gilt spine titles; some light edge and tips wear to binding; in very good condition and a very good reference to New York State labor law history, factory conditions at the end of the nineteenth century. Very Good H (Item ID: 14908)


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