A thumb-nail history of the city of Houston, Texas, from its founding in 1836 to the year 1912 Page: 150
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150 A THUMB-NAIL HISTOxY OF
craft of women workers. Membership about 200
strong. Work, eight hours a day. Wages, $9.00
to $18.00 per week. No Sunday labor. Sanitary
conditions exceptionally good.
Horseshoers.-Organized about 75 per cent.
Wages, $2.50 to $8.50 per day. Work eight hours
Stationary Engineers.-Organized about 805.
Average wages about $8.00 to $4.00 per day.
Painters, Decorators and Paperhangers.--Or
ganized about 80 per cent. Work eight hours per
day. Wages, $8.50 to $4.00 per day.
Plumbers.-Thoroughly organized. Work eight
hours a day. Wages $".00. The union has many
educational features to perfect the skill of its memberm
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Young, Samuel Oliver. A thumb-nail history of the city of Houston, Texas, from its founding in 1836 to the year 1912, book, 1912; Houston, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth24649/m1/167/: accessed April 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .