City Slave Girls: Dr. Charles Gilman Smith Speaks in Strong Terms on the Female and Child Labor Question

City Slave Girls: Dr. Charles Gilman Smith Speaks in Strong Terms on the Female and Child Labor Question

The Girls Who Work in Tobacco Factories Particularly Arouse His Sympathy and Pity

by: Charles Gilman Smith, Nell Nelson | publication date: August 23, 1888 | Publication: Chicago Times | pages: 1-2

Dr. Charles Gilman Smith was just dismissing a patient from his State street office. "And you are Nell Nelson, are you?" "Yes, sir." "Well, I want to see you and have wanted for some time.  Do you know that the Times made me a world of trouble when it published my card in connection with the City SlaveGirl" articles?  

Interview-style commentary on the paper's City Slave Girls series on labor conditions for women in the city. Dr. Charles Gilman Smith was mentioned in the series when his card was produced for Nell Nelson to write her contact information on.

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