First Factory School For the Purpose of Eliminating Illiteracy Among Immigrant Women

By Claribel G. Hill

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), August 1914

The author describes the school for immigrant girls conducted in a factory. The girls were paid their average earning while attending school for almost four hours a week for forty weeks, with teaching personalized according to the needs and positions of the girls. All received certificates of literacy, and their efficiency of work was shown to have increased 15%. Bulletin of the National Conference of Jewish Charities, 5:1

Topic: Youth, Immigration, Workplace, Education, Employment, Women, Jobs

Name of Publication: Bulletin of the National Conference of Jewish Charities

Volume/Issue: 5:1

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Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Hill, Claribel G. First Factory School For the Purpose of Eliminating Illiteracy Among Immigrant Women. Bulletin of the National Conference of Jewish Charities. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). August 1914: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=1446


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