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Tell the people we meet

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 Also http://library2.usask.ca/herstory/nellie.html

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