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The following list shows the industries employing the largest number of women and young girls, together with the number of men and boys, and the number of accidents (personal) during the period covered by this report:

Business-

Men.

Women.

Boys.

Girls. Accid'ts.

Bags

420

445

68

115

127

Beds

149

9

1

0

3

Bakers

333

33

1

0

8

Boxes

495

133

16

54

22

Brooms

80

11

10

4

2

Cans

524

112

41

54

76

Coffins

92

26

0

3

3

Coffee

116

101

3

15

32

Crackers

239

275

4

75

23

Candy

77

185

1

37

0

Cotton Mills

806

820

153

386

158

Cotton Pickeries

34

108

2

0

0

Car Cleaners

96

55

0

0

0

Department Stores

1,314

2,027

268

386

47

Drugs

325

173

55

19

9

Dressmaking

2

120

1

22

2

Dyeing and Cleaning

27

29

1

0

0

Express Companies

140

4

9

0

0

Furniture

277

3

19

0

1

Groceries

167

94

41

14

0

Garters

4

45

7

21

3

Hotels

921

296

0

0

0

Laundries

267

844

6

64

5

Molasses

518

62

77

43

68

Macaroni

60

24

2

9

1

Millinery

34

134

8

14

1

Mattresses

44

27

1

0

1

Miscellaneous

326

143

28

15

9

Printing

326

66

26

7

2

Pants and Overalls

75

599

4

81

5

Pecan Shelling

33

395

0

30

0

Restaurants

456

195

0

3

12

Skirts

18

285

1

60

0

Shirts and Suits ...

75

199

0

12

1

Shrimp

36

107

0

13

3

Shoes

256

121

19

20

1

Tobacco

285

1,236

13

210

183

Telephone and Telegraph

508

477

128

7

25

Tea and Spices

38

44

1

4

1

Umbrellas

13

36

3

3

0

 

10,006

10,098

1,018

1,798

834

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