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Records of Industrial Welfare Commission and Related Boards

Creator: Kansas. Public Service Commission

Date: 1916-1929

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 192922

Space Required/Quantity: 0.30 cubic feet

Title (Main title): Records of Industrial Welfare Commission and Related Boards

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Minutes, hearings, testimonies, and legal documents of cases appearing before the Industrial Welfare Commission concerning working conditions, wages, and working hours of women and minors in Kansas. The records are arranged by topic according for four industry boards: the Factory Board, Laundry Board, Mercantile Board, and War Board. Included are rebuttal testimonies of industry leaders protesting shorter workday hours.


Locator Contents

Index Terms


    Kansas. Industrial Welfare Commission -- Trials, litigation, etc.
    Child labor -- Kansas
    Hours of labor -- Kansas
    Wages -- Kansas
    Women employees -- Kansas
    Work environment -- Kansas

Creators and Contributors

Agency Classification:

    Kansas State Agencies. State Labor Department (1939-1977). Multiple subunits/subunit not defined.
    Kansas State Agencies. Industrial Welfare Commission.
    Kansas State Agencies. Public Service Commission.