Woman and Child Wage Earners: Married Women, 1907 [Massachusetts, North Carolina, Chicago, New York City, and Philadelphia] (ICPSR 20720)

Published: Dec 21, 2007

Principal Investigator(s):
Claudia Goldin, Harvard University

Series:

https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR20720.v1

Version V1

This data collection contains information on married women workers in the cotton textiles and clothing industries in New York City, Chicago, Philadelphia, North Carolina, and Massachusetts. Approximately 15 percent of the women in the sample were working in other sectors but were included because their children worked in cotton textiles and clothing. The data include information on occupation, earnings, age, days worked, number of children, years married, rent paid, the condition of the husband (dead, away, incapacitated, or at work), the ethnicity and nativity of the husband, and whether industrial homework was performed.

Goldin, Claudia. Woman and Child Wage Earners: Married Women, 1907 [Massachusetts, North Carolina, Chicago, New York City, and Philadelphia]. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2007-12-21. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR20720.v1

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See: US Senate Documents, REPORT ON CONDITION OF WOMAN AND CHILD WAGE-EARNERS IN THE U.S. IN 19 VOLUMES, VOLS. 86-104 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1910-1911).

Married women workers in cotton textiles and clothing in Massachusetts North Carolina, Chicago, New York City, and Philadelphia in 1907.

individual

See: US Senate Documents, REPORT ON CONDITION OF WOMAN AND CHILD WAGE-EARNERS IN THE US IN 19 VOLUMES, VOLS. 86-104 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1910-1911). This Senate report, from which these data were taken, is a 19-volume study of four primary industries and various related subjects.

census/enumeration data

2007-12-21

2007-12-21

2007-12-21 ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:

  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.

Notes

  • Data in this collection are available only to users at ICPSR member institutions.

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