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Number of employees for whom information was secured, by sex and general

nativity and race.. Number of employees of each general nativity for whom information was se

secured, by sex..... Per cent of foreign-born male employees in the United States each specified

number of years, by race Per cent of foreign-born female employees in the United States each specified number of years, by race

661

274

275

COLLAR, CUFF, AND SHIRT MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY.

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IMMIGRANTS IN INDUSTRIES.

COLLAR, CUFF, AND SHIRT MANUFACTURING.

This report, which was prepared under the direction of the Commission by W. Jett Lauck, superintendent of agents, forms part of the general report of the Immigration Commission on immigrants in industries.

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CHAPTER I.-Introduction:

Growth of the industry......
Increase in the number of employees..
Territory studied.
Households studied..
Members of households for whom detailed information was secured.

Employees for whom information was secured..
CHAPTER IŤ.-Racial displacements:

History of immigration...
Period of residence in the United States of foreign-born employees and

members of their households....
Racial classification of employees at the present time.
Reasons for employing immigrants..
Method of securing immigrant labor.
Progress of immigrants..

Discrimination...
CHAPTER III.-Economic status:

Industrial condition abroad of members of immigrant households studied..
Principal occupation
of immigrant employees

before coming to the United
States....
General occupation of males at the present time, in the households studied.
General occupation of women at the present time, in the households studied.
Weekly earnings...
Annual earnings of male heads of families studied.
Annual earnings of males 18 years of age or over in the households studied.
Annual earnings of females 18 years of age or over in the households studied.
Annual family income..
Wives at work..
Relation between the earnings of husbands and the practice of wives of

keeping boarders or lodgers... Sources of family income....

Relative importance of the different sources of family income. CHAPTER IV.-Working conditions:

Regularity of employment....

The immigrant and organized labor..
CHAPTER V.-Housing and living conditions:

Rent in its relation to standard of living..
Boarders and lodgers.....
Size of apartments occupied.
Size of households studied..

Congestion......
CHAPTER VI.-Salient characteristics:

Literacy.....
Conjugal condition..
Visits abroad.....

Age classification of employees and members of their households.
CHAPTER VII.-General progress and assimilation:

Ownership of homes...
Status of children in the households studied.
Citizenship.....

Ability to speak English.
General tables.....

General explanation of tables.
List of text tables...
List of general tables.

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