Talk: The Social Origins of the Minimum Wage

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Kathryn Sklar

May 24, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

4041 HSSB

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Kathryn Sklar, Berkeley, CA

Sklar, who taught history for many years at SUNY Binghamton, is author of Catharine Beecher: A Study in American Domesticity (1973) and Florence Kelley and the Nation’s Work: The Rise of Women’s Political Culture, 1830-1900 (1995), both of which received the Berkshire Prize. She has received fellowships from the Ford, Rockefeller, Guggenheim, and Mellon Foundations, as well as from the National Endowment for the Humanities
and the Center for Advanced Study in the Social and Behavioral Sciences.

This event is a part of Molding Development in the Democratic State, a series of UCSB talks and workshops sponsored by the Center for the Study of Work, Labor, and Democracy; and the Policy History Program.

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May 24, 2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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