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Age classification of employees and members of their households.
Members of households for whom detailed information was secured..
CHAPTER XIV.-Racial displacements:
History of immigration...
Period of residence in the United States of members of immigrant households studied..........
CHAPTER XV.-Economic status:
Industrial condition abroad of members of immigrant households studied..
Annual earnings of male heads of families studied..
Annual earnings of males 18 years of age or over in the households studied..
Wives at work..
Relation between the earnings of husbands and the practice of wives of
PART III. THE BOOT AND SHOE MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY IN THE MIDDLE WEST.
Employees for whom information was secured....
CHAPTER II.-Racial displacements:
History of immigration to the boot and shoe manufacturing establishments of St. Louis...
Period of residence in the United States of foreign-born employees..
CHAPTER III.-Economic status:
Principal occupation of immigrant employees before coming to the United
PART I-GENERAL SURVEY OF THE BOOT AND SHOE MANUFACTURING
Growth of the industry-Increase in the number of employees-Territory studiedHouseholds studied-Members of households for whom detailed information was secured-The preparation of the report-Employees for whom information was secured-Text Tables 1 to 8 and General Tables 1 to 3].
GROWTH OF THE INDUSTRY.
The growth in the boot and shoe manufacturing industry during recent years may be understood from the fact that the total amount of capital invested in 1880 was only $42,994,028, as contrasted with a capital commitment of $122,526,093 in 1905, and from the additional fact that the value of the annual output of the industry in 1880 was only $166,050,354, as compared with a yearly production to the value of $320,107,458 in 1905. The growth of the industry in the country as a whole during the period 1880-1905, and its status in 1905 in the principal boot and shoe manufacturing States is shown in the table below.
TABLE 1.-The growth of the boot and shoe industry in the United States 1880 to 1905 and the status of selected States for 1905.
[Compiled from Table 1, p. 229, and Table 16, pp. 246-253, in Part III, Manufactures, 1905, United States Bureau of the Census.]