“Let us tell the people we meet, that there are girls working in our cities for six to seven dollars a week. Let us spend a little time figuring out what a girl can live on in decency–we will find it more than double that sum.”

Nellie McClung, 1919

Source: Candace Savage. Our Nell: A Scrapbook Biography of Nellie L. McClung. p.14. 1979. Additional Source.