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Milling

Title: Table of Various Milling Jobs
Type: Data
Date: 1916
Source: National Society for the Promotion of Industrial Education

Description: This table describes the number of people who worked in different occupations in a flour mill.

Table of Various Milling Jobs

Activities:

  1. How many different jobs were there in a mill, according to this chart?



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  2. Together, wheat loaders and packers made up approximately what fraction of the total number of workers?



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  3. It's unlikely that a mill would hire nearly thirty people to fight fires. Other than a fire fighter, what might a fireman be?



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  4. Some jobs, like flour tester, required only a small number of people. What might be a reason for hiring only a few people to perform a job?



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