Wages in the United States, 1908-1910: A Study of State and Federal Wage Statistics

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Macmillan, 1911 - Wages - 220 pages
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Page 208 - in view of all the evidence, it is fair to say that the adult male wageworkers in the industries of that section of the United States lying east of the Rockies and north of the Mason and Dixon Line receive a total average annual wage of about $600," and that " the average annual earnings of adult females in the same area is about $350.
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