Newark: The Essex Press, Supplement to the Child Labor Bulletin Vol. II No. 3, December 1913; brown cloth library bound bulletin with original paper wrap within, ivory with circular Madonna and Child of a poor mother and child by the fire by Mary Ellen Sigsbee; fine steel engraved green floral on white endpapers; 6.5x9.5"; 79 pages, followed by subscription page. Reference childhood, hardback.
Stories, poems, and essays on the evils of child labor, some polemic, many very touching. Some illustrated. The involvement of women in this cause stands out. Contributors: Alice Hegan Rice, Arthur Guiterman, Mary Ellen Sigsbee, Zephine Humphrey, Sarah N. Cleghorn, Theodosia Garrison, Edwin Lefevre, Al. Priddy, Leroy Scott, Henry Sydnor Harrisson. Child Labor was published from 1912 to 1919 vol 1-7 at which point it became The American Child. Rare.
CONDITION: Very Good with enclosed journal being Very Good Plus (one stamp); no names, library binding is scuffed and bumped, pocket on endpapers and numbers on spine; price of original journal 15 cents. Item #18841