The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 78
The rates paid for making these nails vary, and are paid for according to size and shape. Those shown in this exhibit are plainly marked. Two rates are given in each case: (1) prices paid by "sweaters," and (2) prices paid by the co-operative society (founded by the workers).
This industry is dying because parents refuse to bring up their children to so wretched a prospect. A large number of women are still engaged in this industry.