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Josephine Shaw Lowell

  • It is the duty of consumers to find out under what conditions the articles they purchase are produced and distributed and to insist that these conditions shall be wholesome and consistent with a respectable existence on the part of the workers.

    • Josephine Shaw Lowell,
    • 1891, in Linda F. Golodner, "Apparel Industry Code of Conduct," in Mary E. Williams, Child Labor and Sweatshops ()

Josephine Shaw Lowell, U.S. consumer advocate, Progressive Reform leader

(1843 - 1905)