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Scope and Content

Re retailing employment and the welfare of the shop assistant. Press cuttings 1945-1956; typed notes and correspondence with Boots re suggestions for model staff accommodation (tea rooms, kitchens, cloakrooms etc) c.1948; Letter from YMCA re same.

Typed extracts, made c.1949, from: 'The Living In System' Co-op leaflet 1900; 'Fabian Tracts' Nos 23, 75 and 80; 'The counter Exposed '1896 by Will Anderson; 'Death & disease Behind The Counter' 1884 by Thomas Sutherst; 'The Working Life of Shop Assistants' 1910 by J Hallsworth and RJ Davies;