and other mediators met with officials from the Bryant and May
match company to settle the match girls' strike; they won a repeal of workers' fines, the establishment of an eating room, and the...
In an article in The Link, White Slavery in London, AB
expressed outrage over the working conditions for girls in the Bryant and May
Dinnage, Rosemary. Annie Besant. Penguin, 1986.
One thousand four hundred women workers at the Bryant and May
match factory in London went on strike, in protest against poor working conditions and low wages; this became known as the Match Girls (or...