Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
The records are of the Division of Women and Children and document activities relating to the establishment of minimum wages for women and minors employed in certain trades and industries as stipulated by powers established in Chapter 2289 of the 1936 Public Laws of Rhode Island. The Division head also served as the Chair for the Mimimum Wage Board.
Legislation in Rhode Island Regarding Child Labor and the Protection of Women in Industry to About the Year 1900, 1900
Records include meeting minutes and transcripts of various wage boards convened to study particular industries and wages, correspondence, reports, surveys, petitions, nomination forms, letters of appointment and a small amount of photographs held by the Division of Women and Children.