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The Iowa Homemaker

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"Chicago-Hog Butcher"

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Mary Morrison Beyer, Ind. Sci. Sr., this summer entered the Student Industrial experiment, which is carried on each summer by the national Y. W. C. A., to obtain first hand information on living conditions of factory girls. The Y. W. C. A., with the cooperation of the sociology departments of the various colleges, chooses the girls, who enter Chicago, hunt their own jobs and their own rooms, and live on the pooled wages of the group. Neither the employer nor the girl's fellow workers know that she is different from the rest.

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