Found 4 collections related to Child labor

New York (N.Y.). Commissioners of the Alms-House, Bridewell, and Penitentiary
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2185
.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Almshouse and Bridewell Commissioners were appointed by New York City Mayor James Duane in 1784 to supervise the two houses and to provide general relief to poor people living outside the houses. Indentures are for minor girls bound out as... more
Kelley, Florence, 1859-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6303
6.5 linear feet (16 boxes)
The Florence Kelley papers document the professional career and family life of the Progressive-era social reformer. The papers include correspondence with her grandparents Isaac and Elizabeth Pugh, her parents William Bartram Kelley and Caroline... more
Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3201
21 linear feet (50 boxes)
Lillian D. Wald, a public health nurse and social worker on New York City's Lower East Side, was a pioneer in American social work and public health. She founded the Henry Street Settlement and the Visiting Nurse Service of New York in 1893 and... more
Walsh, Frank P.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3211
168 linear feet (151 boxes, 94 v.)
Francis Patrick Walsh (1864-1939), an American lawyer and political reformer, was one of the chief architects of the legislative struggle against industrial exploitation of children and an advocate of Irish and anti-imperialist causes. He also... more