Woman's Welfare Volume 3

Woman's Welfare Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...Cigar Company. The rooms are large, well heated, and with facilities for proper ventilation. About 425 young women are employed. The hours of work are from 7 a. m. to 5:30 p. m., with forty-five minutes for luncheon at 12 o'clock. Recently the fourth floor of the building has been arranged for a dining room. There are tables and seats, and here about 300 young women eat their lunch. The change of atmosphere from the workrooms and change of position have already produced a marvelous increase in health and comfort. There is a good piano in the room, on a raised platform, and someone is always at hand to play for the rest of the girls. Once a week the noon intermission is lengthened to one hour and on this day a short informal practical talk is given or a Bible lesson taught. There is plenty of music, the girls themselves singing heartily from the books supplied by the management. The entertainment for this weekly noon hour is provided by the Woman's Christian Association. The company extends every courtesy to those who visit the factory, and the employes, catching the same spirit, welcome most cordially those who come to speak to them. //oman's Century Club Entertained at Far Hills N these days of altruistic endeavor, it is no new thing for the owner of a large estate to throw open his grounds to employes or tenants for day's enjoyment. To do so without any air or feeling of patronage probably not so common. President Patterson feels that the extensive rounds surrounding his country residence, "Far Hills," are too beautiful ot to afi'ord enjoyment to more than his immediate family. It is his ustom, from time to time, to invite the employes of his factory to spend n afternoon or evening in the cool shade of the...show more

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  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 104g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236925424
  • 9781236925428