Bound by Our Constitution: Women, Workers, and the Minimum Wage

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INDEX
Abbott, Grace, 139, 140
Acheson, Dean, 112–13, 118, 119, 136
Adkins, Jesse, 122, 130
Adkins v. Children's Hospital of Washington, D. C., advice on, 123, 124; briefs for, 123, 124, 144; circumstances of, 109, 122–25; defines wage contract, 127–28; decision, 6, 66, 125–28; ERA and, 108–9, 124, 125, 128; and gender, 126–27, 149; overruled, 143, 146–47; as precedent, 136, 137–38, 139, 140, 141, 142, 144; reaction to, 108, 130–32, 135–37; upheld, 142–43
administrative politics, 4, 53–58, 60–61, 153, 155–56, 169
African American workers, 11–12, 65, 152, 167– 68. See also race
agriculture, 10, 152–53, 158, 164, 167, 169, 170, 180
Alger, George, 130
Allgeyer v. Louisiana, 89
Amalgamated Clothing Workers, 74, 77, 141, 159
American Association for Labor Legislation (AALL), 67, 76, 81; Committee on Woman's Work, 77; Massachusetts branch of, 68;
American Federation of Labor (AFL), authority of, 77, 153, 159; and Britain, 62; constitutional amendment of, 130, 133, 228n.19; divisions within, 77, 141; endorses minimum wage, 78–79; and FLSA, 159–60, 167; in Massachusetts, 69; and NWTUL, 72–73, 77, 78, 133; in New York, 81; on organizing women, 78, 97–98. See also organized labor
Amidon, Judge Charles F., 130
Anderson, Mary, 113
Andrews, Irene Osgood, 81
Andrews, John B., 81, 87
arbitration, 22, 43, 49, 54, 159
Asians, 12, 178
Askwith, George, 42, 43, 49, 53, 55
Asquith, H. H., M.P., 53, 54, 55
Australia: Alice Henry in, 73; investigations of, 46–47; practice in, cited, 25, 43, 44–45, 46– 47, 71, 87, 92
Aves, Ernest, 46–47
Baer, Judith, 145
Baker, Elizabeth, 89
Baker, Newton D., 130
Baker, Paula, 104, 106, 107
Balch, Emily Greene, 67, 72, 205n.30
Banbury, Sir Frederick, M.P., 57
Barnes, George, M.P., 42, 43–44
Battle, George, 120, 124
Beeks, Gertrude, 79
Belmont, Alva, 120
Beyer, Clara Mortenson, 139; and D.C. Board, 77, 116, 123; and gender, 114, 135; life of, xiv, 202n.3, 225n.65; in Labor Department, 154, 165, 166; on Massachusetts, 63, 67, 69
biology, female, xi, 13, 73, 91, 93, 101–2, 105, 120, 121, 125, 126, 145, 149
Black, Clementina, 27, 29, 35, 37, 39, 47, 52
Black, Sen. Hugo L., 158, 168, 238n.59
Blackwelder, Julia Kirk, 165
Bloomingdale, Emmanuel W., 79
Board of Trade, 14, 53–58, 59, 60
Bondfield, Margaret, 31
Borden Co. v. Borella, 169
boycotts, 74
Brandeis, Elizabeth, 133; and Adkins, 123, 226n.76; and D.C. Board, 77, 112, 116; takes administrative view, 140, 141, 142, 148; and Wisconsin, 141
Brandeis, Justice Louis D., 130, 136, 226n.76; and Massachusetts law, 68, 71, 72; as NCL counsel, 76, 100; on women workers, 97;
“Brandeis briefs, ” 102, 103, 123, 126, 136, 215n.24
Brannan, Eleanor, 128–29
Britain, model cited in U.S., 63–64, 70, 75, 87– 88, 92, 93, 102, 139–40; visitors to, from U.S., 67, 68, 123, 205n.30
Brown, H. LaRue, 68–72, 93, 131, 136, 137, 139
Brown, Ray A., 136, 146
Bryce, James, 3–5, 7, 88, 176, 180
Bulley, Amy, 29
Bunting v. Oregon, 127–28, 224n.47
Bureau of Labor Statistics, 64
Cadbury, Edward, 52
Cadbury, George, 24, 40, 41, 52, 55
California, 65, 79
Campbell-Bannerman, Sir Henry, M.P., 46, 53
Carter v. Carter Coal Co., 238n.56
Central Labor Union, of Boston, 68, 69; of Brooklyn, 81–82
chain making, 57, 102, 200n.96

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