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What Eight Million Women Want
General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1910 Original Publisher: Small, Maynard
Paperback, 130 pages
Published December 28th 2009 by General Books
(first published October 18th 2007)
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A couple of weeks ago I Googled my last name, just to see what would happen. Imagine my surprise when this book popped up. A little bit of research later, and I discovered that my great-great-grandfather’s sister Dora is one of the case studies! She and another woman sued the W.C. Ritchie Paper Company in Chicago. Their complaint was that the company paid so little that they couldn’t earn enough to live on, thereby infringing on their right to “free contract of their services” (not sure what ...more