City Slave Girls: Col. Abner Taylor Tells of the Good Results Following General Agitation

City Slave Girls: Col. Abner Taylor Tells of the Good Results Following General Agitation

He Is of the Opinion That Sanitary Laws Backed by a Public Sentiment Will Do a World of Good

by: Nell Nelson | publication date: August 31, 1888 | Publication: Chicago Times | pages: 1-2

Col. Abner Taylor, the bachelor republican candidate for congress in the first Illinois district, said: "I don't know that legislation can do anything for work-women, except to regulate the sanitary condition of the shops and factories where they work." 

Commentary on the City Slave Girls series in the Times

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