Florence Jaffray Harriman Papers

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Addams has sent Harriman materials on the creation of a central authority on industry so the federal government could enforce labor laws.

The Commission on Industrial Relations sends Harriman their recommendations for improvements on women in industry to get her feedback.

The Commission identifies problems regarding the labor of women and children and recommends solutions.

The memorandum examines Addams' suggestions on the Commission's report.

Harriman reports that she will discuss materials that Addams sent with the Commission on Industrial Relations, and encloses a letter sent to President Wilson (not found).

Addams accepts membership on the Advisory Committee of the U.S. Commission on Industrial Relations and congratulates Harriman on her work.