Immigration to the United States, 1789-1930

The cost of living

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pt. 1. Wage standards: The minimum wage as part of a program for social reform by H.R. Seager. Massachusetts and the minimum wage by H.L. Brown. The minimum wage in Great Britain and Australia by M.B. Hammond. The proposed Pennsylvania minimum wage act by W.D. Lewis. Wages in the United States by S. Nearing. The minimum wage as a legislative proposal in the United States by S. McC. Lindsay. Social investigation and social legislation by A.L. Elkus. Immigraion and the minimum wage by P.U. Kellogg. -- pt. 2. Family standards: The standardization of family life by S.N. Patten. The waste of private housekeeping by Mrs. Charlotte P. Gilman. Scientific management in home-making by Mrs. F.A. Pattison. The cost of living for a wage-earner's family in New York city by Mrs. Louise B. More. Some unconsidered elements in household expenditure by Margaret F. Byington. Utilization of the family income by Martha B. Bruere. Work of the Housewives league by Mrs. J. Heath. The cost of living and household management by Ida M. Tarbell. -- pt. 3. Public service and control: The monetary side of the cost of living problem by I. Fisher. Municipal markets in their relation to the cost of living by C.C. Miller. Communal benefits from the public control of terminal markets by Mrs. E. Black. Relation of cold storage to the food supply and the consumers by M.E. Pennington. The cost of private monopoly to public and wage-earner by A.R.E. Pinchot. Burdens of false capitalization by S.H. Barker. -- pt. 4. Concrete measures for reducing cost of living: Can the cost of distributing food products be reduced? by C, L. King. Cooperation as a means of reducing the cost of living by A. Shaw. Advertising and the high cost of living by H.W. Hess. The increased cost of production by E.P. Wheeler. The farmer's share in the high cost of living by Mrs. Edith E. Smith. The housekeeper and the cost of living by Martha Van Renssellaer. -- Book department. -- Report of annual meeting committee. -- Index.
Cost and standard of living
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Microfilm. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard College Library Imaging Services, 2005. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science ; v. 48
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