Oregon: The Land of Opportunity.
Portland, OR. Portland Chamber of Commerce. Circa 1908.
BOOKLET, folding color map inside back cover, full page and in-text black and white illustrations, 7 x 5 1/2 inches, lxii pages, color pictorial wrappers with staple binding (softbound). Light soiling to covers, interior in very good condition, map in near fine condition. Includes information about fruit growing and other types of farming, industry etc. Fascinating information about relative wages for labor historians -- bakers worked an average 10 hour day for $3.50, glassmakers for $3.25, railroad section men for $1.50. Many professions are divided into male and female wages, in each of these, the female earns about one-half to two-thirds as much as her male counterpart. Item #56914