III-"Girl Toilers With the Needle and Their Pay" - Catherine King - New York Evening World

III-"Girl Toilers With the Needle and Their Pay" - Catherine King - New York Evening World

Catherine King Works in Stylish Modiste's as a Beginner; Little Pay for a Year's Work; Fixes Society Woman's Gown at Redfern's and Sews with the Tired Workers

by: Catherine King | publication date: July 29, 1898 | Publication: New York Evening World | pages: 7

"I have been not exactly among the singers of 'The Song of the Shirt,' but nevertheless in the place and the atmosphere of a wearying 'stitch, stitch, stitch.' I have followed up my one day's work in a department store and my other day's work as a quick-lunch waitress with a brief experience as a dressmaker at Redfern's. . ."

Catherine King goes on to her third day of trying different jobs. Today she is a dressmaker.

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