Dates: 1872-1964
Born in: Lidkoping, Sweden
Major Events

1888:immigrant to Ludington, Michigan; worked in lumber camp

Soon after, moved to Chicago area; became boot-stiitcher

Active in local unions; became one of the first members of Chicago Women's Trade Union League in 1903

Full-time organizer for WTUL, 1913-1920

1920-1944--head of Women's Bureau of the U. S. Department of Labor

Major Publications
Woman at Work: The Autobiography of Mary Anderson as told to Mary N. Winslow(1951)
Women's Trade Union League
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