Civilizing Capitalism: The National Consumers' League, Women's Activism, and Labor Standards in the New Deal Era

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Abbott, Grace, 143, 286 (n. 101)
Acheson, Dean, 37, 332 (n. 3)
Addams, Jane, 15, 319 (n. 72)
Adkins v. Children's Hospital, 46-49, 178, 179, 180, 182
African Americans: and labor standards activism, 31-32, 82, 105-8, 283 (n. 76), 345 (n. 51), 353 (n. 63). See also National Association for the Ad- vancement of Colored People
Agricultural workers, 32, 128, 130, 156, 184, 197-98, 208-10, 249
Aid to Families with Dependent Chil- dren, 5, 355 (n. 11)
Alabama, 64, 140, 156
Altgeld, John, 16
Altmeyer, Arthur, 114
Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America (ACWA), 53, 100, 160, 164, 170; support for FLSA, 184, 185, 188, 189-90, 195, 196; and FLSA admin- istration, 199
American Association for Labor Legisla- tion, 26, 36, 248
American Association for Old Age Se- curity, 36, 247
American Federation of Labor (AFL), 53, 54, 62, 100, 118; voluntarism of, 43-44, 72, 94-95, 121, 155, 199; split with CIO, 154, 165, 166, 184; and FLSA, 189, 190; and Wagner Act amendments, 211-15. See also Federa- tions of Labor, state
American Labor Party, 35, 193, 235
American Liberty League, 342 (n. 17)
American Student Union, 235, 237
Ames, Jessie Daniel, 32, 75, 82
Amidon, Beulah, 47, 154, 242, 264, 284 (n. 85)
Anderson, Mary, 78, 109, 222, 224, 226, 286 (n. 101)
Anderson, W. D., 74
Andrews, Elmer F., 201-2
Andrews, Irene Osgood, 37, 236
Andrews, John B., 37
Anticommunism, 230, 234-38; targeting of women, 255
Antitrust laws, 63, 70, 71, 103
Apparel Industry Partnership, 2, 257
Association of Southern Women for the Prevention of Lynching, 82, 145
Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, 81, 82
Atlanta School of Social Work, 82
Atlanta Woman's Party, 80-83, 87
Baker, Newton D., 25
Barden bill, 209-10
Barkley, Alben, 159
Bellanca, Dorothy Jacobs, 190
Beyer, Clara, 23, 34, 47, 114, 115, 117, 179, 208, 264; background, 31; views on good labor law administration, 34, 115, 355 (n. 11); suggests dropping sex-based strategy, 239-40. See also U. S. Division of Labor Standards
Bilbo, Theodore, 149-50
Black, Hugo, 95, 188
Black-Connery wage-hour bill of 1937, 174, 183-84
Black thirty-hour-week bill, 95
Blatch, Harriot Stanton, 77
Blease, Cole, 158
Blue Eagle, 98, 111
Boone, Gladys, 146, 316 (n. 41)
Bowen, Margaret, 61, 62
Bowie, Jean L., 264
Brandeis, Elizabeth, 23, 47, 179, 243, 264, 332 (n. 5)

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