On May 11, 1919, a child labor law restricting the employment of children took effect.
Legislative Act Prohibiting and Regulating the Employment of Minors
Comments of State Senator Elmer Hough on Child Labor Law
"'West Virginia Did The Impossible': Our New Child Labor Law"
Extract from Fifteenth Biennial Report of the Bureau of Labor of West Virginia, 1919-1920
"Child Labor in West Virginia"
On This Day in West Virginia History: May