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Soviet Russia: an investigation by British women trade unionists, April to July, 1925 - Image 35. 1925. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. December 2, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/5543/show/5466.

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(1925). Soviet Russia: an investigation by British women trade unionists, April to July, 1925 - Image 35. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/5543/show/5466

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Title Soviet Russia: an investigation by British women trade unionists, April to July, 1925
Contributor (Local)
  • British Women Trade Unionist Delegation
Publisher W. P. Coates
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • London, England
Date 1925
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Labor unions
  • Women
  • Economics
Subject.Topical (Local)
  • Social conditions
  • Employment
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Soviet Union
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
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  • Text
  • Image
Original Item Extent xxi, 88 pages, 1 leaf including frontispiece, illustrations, portraits, facsimiles folded plates; 26 cm
Original Item Location DK265.B67385
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8302907~S11
Original Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
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Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
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Transcript mothers in this country, who through force of circumstances have to leave their little ones during the day to be breadwinners. We paid a visit to a number of factory dining rooms during the workers' lunch hour. The meal provided cost about 7d. per head, and consisted of two dishes, one of them meat, and a sweet or pudding, soup and bread. During our stay in Leningrad, we spent some hours at a splendidly equipped training school for the province of Leningrad. The boys and girls enter the school generally at the age of fourteen years, and are provided with the opportunity of learning every branch of the trade under the personal supervision and tuition of experienced teachers. The New Workers' Settlement, Grozny day is divided into two parts, and four hours is spent learning the trade, and four hours is devoted to general education. During the period of training the student is maintained and housed at the school, and also is in receipt of a small wage. The students have their own gymnasium, theatre, lecture hall, and party rooms. All the work of the school is done by the students themselves, with the exception of cooking. The health of the students is especially looked after, and it is thought advisable to have a small hospital attached to the school, with fully qualified medical attendants. Education plays a big part in the work that is constantly going on in the garment factories and clubs. We witnessed in two factories within ten minutes of the close of the working day, six classes in one case and seven in the other, of approximately ten students in each class, engaged in intensive study. At the factory club later in the evening we saw the same kind of work being carried on. The rest room, refreshment room, lecture room, entertainment room, and library are something to envy, and are at the disposal of every member of the Union. The above applies to the large State factories, but we also visited a number of private garment, tailoring, and cap-making workshops. Here the accommodation, ventilation, &c., is not so good, as they are situated in one or two rooms of a private dwelling, but in any case they are certainly (19) H