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IRON ORE MINING.

CONTENTS.

PART I.-GENERAL SURVEY OF THE IRON ORE MINING INDUSTRY.

CHAPTER I.-Introduction:

Members of households for whom detailed information was secured.

Development of the industry.....

Households studied...............

Preparation of the data.....

CHAPTER II-Racial displacements:

Employees for whom information was secured..

Period of residence in the United States of foreign-born employees and

members of their households...............

Racial classification of employees at the present time
CHAPTER III-Economic status:

Industrial condition abroad of members of immigrant households studied..
Principal occupation of immigrant employees before coming to the United

States...

General occupation of males at the present time in the households studied.
General occupation of women at the present time in the households studied
Weekly earnings.

Relation between period of residence and earning ability.

Annual earnings of male heads of families studied..

Annual earnings of males 18 years of age or over in the households studied..

Relation between the earnings of husbands and the practice of wives of

Annual family income...

keeping boarders or lodgers..

Sources of family income..

Relative importance of different sources of family income.

CHAPTER IV. Working conditions:

Regularity of employment.....

The immigrant and organized labor..

CHAPTER V. Housing and living conditions:

Rent in its relation to standard of living.

Boarders and lodgers.....

Size of apartments occupied..

Size of households studied.
Congestion..

CHAPTER VI.-Salient characteristics:

Literacy.

Conjugal condition.

Visits abroad..

Age classification of employees and members of their households.

CHAPTER VII-General progress and assimilation:

Ownership of homes...

Status of children in the households studied.

Citizenship......

Ability to speak English...

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PART II.-THE IRON ORE MINING INDUSTRY IN MINNESOTA.

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Members of households for whom detailed information was secured.

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Present population of the ranges..

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Period of residence in the United States of foreign-born employees and members of their households...........

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Racial classification of employees at the present time.
Reasons for employing immigrants......

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CHAPTER III.-Economic status:

Industrial condition abroad of members of immigrant households studied..
Principal occupation of immigrant employees before coming to the United
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General occupation of males at the present time in the households studied.
General occupation of women at the present time in the households studied.
Occupations in the mines entered by immigrants...

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Weekly earnings...

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Relation between period of residence and earning ability
Annual earnings of male heads of families studied..

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Annual earnings of males 18 years of age or over in the households studied..
Annual earnings of females 18 years of age or over in the households studied.
Annual family income..

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Wives at work...

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Relation between the earnings of husbands and the practice of wives of keeping boarders or lodgers....

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Labor employed in the several systems of mining on the Mesabi Range.

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Saloons, and the use of intoxicants as affecting efficiency.

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CHAPTER VI.-Industrial and other effects of immigration:

Establishment of new industries..

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The effect of the employment of recent immigrants upon the former employees in the lumber and mining industries.

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Age classification of employees and members of their households. CHAPTER IX.-General progress and assimilation:

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Ownership of homes.

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PART III.-THE IRON ORE MINING INDUSTRY IN MICHIGAN.

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History of immigration to the Gogebic Range....

Period of residence in the United States of foreign-born employees.
Racial classification of employees at the present time.

Reasons for employing immigrants......

CHAPTER III.-Economic status:

Principal occupation of immigrant employees before coming to the United
States..

Weekly earnings.

Relation between period of residence and earning ability.

CHAPTER IV.-Salient characteristics:

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PART IV. THE IRON ORE MINING INDUSTRY IN ALABAMA.

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Scope of the study.....

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Employees for whom information was secured..

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CHAPTER II.-Racial displacements:

Period of residence in the United States of foreign-born employees.
Racial classification of employees at the present time....

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CHAPTER III.-Economic status:

Principal occupation of immigrant employees before coming to the United
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