The American Legion Weekly, Vol. 5

The American Legion Weekly, Vol. 5 : March 9, 1923 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The American Legion Weekly, Vol. 5: March 9, 1923 Congress once had it on the way toward curing. The fight on child labor was never ending from 1906 to 1916, when the first Federal child labor law was enacted. In that ten-year period the defenders of child labor were driven out of every position. It is extraor dinary what pretty things the employers once said of its value in character building. Steady work, they said, was the foundation of thrift. The earlier you caught your child the thriftier he would become. They told of the needs of industry, too, and of the advantages to the commonwealth. One does not hear such things nowadays. Five propositions are now before the United States Senate looking to the protection of the children, and not one word in defense of child labor has been heard. The inquiry has been centered on this point: How shall the children be pro tected? About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 2mm | 64g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 43 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 024322074X
  • 9780243220748