Wage Earning and Education eBook

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Start of eBook1
SUMMARIES OF SPECIAL REPORTS1
LIST OF TABLES2
LIST OF DIAGRAMS3
WAGE EARNING AND EDUCATION4
CHAPTER I4
TYPES OF OCCUPATIONS STUDIED4
THE SURVEY STAFF AND METHODS OF WORK5
CHAPTER II6
THE POPULAR CONCEPT OF INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION7
THE IMPORTANCE OF RELATIVE NUMBERS7
A CONSTRUCTIVE PROGRAM MUST FIT THE FACTS9
AN ACTUARIAL BASIS FOR INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION9
CHAPTER III9
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CHAPTER IV11
THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS12
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TABLE 4.—­ENROLLMENT OF HIGH SCHOOL PUPILS, SECOND SEMESTER, 1914-191512
AGES OF PUPILS13
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EDUCATION AT THE TIME OF LEAVING SCHOOL14
CHAPTER V16
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WHAT THE BOYS IN SCHOOL WILL DO17
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ORGANIZATION AND COSTS19
WHAT THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS CAN DO20
CHAPTER VI20
SPECIALIZED TRAINING NOT PRACTICABLE21
A GENERAL INDUSTRIAL COURSE21
INDUSTRIAL MATHEMATICS22
MECHANICAL DRAWING24
INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE24
SHOP WORK25
VOCATIONAL INFORMATION26
CHAPTER VII26
THE TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOLS27
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A TWO-YEAR TRADE COURSE30
CHAPTER VIII31
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CONTINUATION TRAINING FROM 15 TO 1833
THE TECHNICAL NIGHT SCHOOLS34
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A COMBINED PROGRAM OF CONTINUATION AND TRADE-EXTENSION TRAINING36
CHAPTER IX38
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DIFFERENTIATION IN THE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL40
SPECIALIZED TRAINING FOR THE SEWING TRADES41
OTHER OCCUPATIONS42
CHAPTER X42
THE WORK OF THE VOCATIONAL COUNSELOR43
THE GIRLS’ VOCATION BUREAU44
CHAPTER XI44
CHAPTER XII46
SUMMARY OF REPORT ON BOYS AND GIRLS IN COMMERCIAL WORK46
A GENERAL VIEW OF COMMERCIAL WORK48
BOOKKEEPING49
STENOGRAPHY50
CLERKS’ POSITIONS50
WAGES AND REGULARITY OF EMPLOYMENT50
THE PROBLEM OF TRAINING51
CHAPTER XIII52
SUMMARY OF REPORT ON DEPARTMENT STORE OCCUPATIONS52
DEPARTMENT STORES53
NEIGHBORHOOD STORES53
FIVE AND TEN CENT STORES54
WAGES AND EMPLOYMENT54
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REGULARITY OF EMPLOYMENT56
OPPORTUNITIES FOR ADVANCEMENT56
THE PROBLEM OF TRAINING56
CHARACTER OF THE INSTRUCTION58
CHAPTER XIV59
SUMMARY OF REPORT ON THE GARMENT TRADES59
CHARACTERISTICS OF THE WORKING FORCE60
EARNINGS61
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REGULARITY OF EMPLOYMENT63
TRAINING AND PROMOTION63
EDUCATIONAL NEEDS64
SEWING COURSES IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS65
ELECTIVE SEWING COURSES IN THE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL66
A ONE YEAR TRADE COURSE FOR GIRLS67
TRADE-EXTENSION TRAINING67
CHAPTER XV68
SUMMARY OF REPORT ON DRESSMAKING AND MILLINERY68
DRESSMAKING68
MILLINERY69
THE PROBLEM OF TRAINING70
CHAPTER XVI71
SUMMARY OF REPORT ON THE METAL TRADES71
FOUNDRY AND MACHINE SHOP PRODUCTS71
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TABLE 20.—­ESTIMATED TIME REQUIRED TO LEARN MACHINE TOOL WORK74
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AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURING77
STEEL WORKS, ROLLING MILLS, AND RELATED INDUSTRIES77
CHAPTER XVII78
SUMMARY OF REPORT ON THE BUILDING TRADES78
SOURCES OF LABOR SUPPLY78
TABLE 22.—­ESTIMATED NUMBER OF MEN ENGAGED IN BUILDING TRADES, 191578
TABLE 23.—­UNION REGULATIONS AS TO ENTERING AGE OF APPRENTICES79
UNION ORGANIZATION80
EARNINGS81
TABLE 25.—­UNION SCALE OF WAGES IN CENTS PER HOUR MAY 1, 191581
TABLE 26.—­USUAL WEEKLY WAGES OF APPRENTICES IN THREE BUILDING TRADES82
REGULARITY OF EMPLOYMENT82
HEALTH CONDITIONS82
OPPORTUNITIES FOR ADVANCEMENT82
THE PROBLEM OF TRAINING83
CHAPTER XVIII86
SUMMARY OF REPORT ON RAILROAD AND STREET TRANSPORTATION86
RAILROAD TRANSPORTATION86
MOTOR AND WAGON TRANSPORTATION88
STREET RAILROAD TRANSPORTATION89
CHAPTER XIX89
SUMMARY OF REPORT ON THE PRINTING TRADES89
COMPOSING ROOM WORKERS90
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THE PRESSROOM92
TABLE 28.—­AVERAGE DAILY EARNINGS OF PRESSROOM WORKERS, 191592
THE BINDERY93
TABLE 29.—­AVERAGE DAILY EARNINGS OF BINDERY WORKERS, 191593
OTHER OCCUPATIONS94
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THE PROBLEM OF TRAINING95
CLEVELAND EDUCATION SURVEY REPORTS96
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