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Economic History: Industries in the 1920s and 1930s: Government Resources: Library Guide: Leather and footwear

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Board of Trade and Industries reports in Library of Parliament

Board of Trade and Industries report no. 2 on footwear and tanning industry (Annexure 318-1922)

Board of Trade and Industries report no. 8 on importation of boots (Annexure 164-1923)

Board of Trade and Industries report no. 13 on footwear industry (Annexure 333-1923)

Board of Trade and Industries report no. 19 on Adulterated Leather Bill and imported footwear (Annexure 560-1923)

Board of Trade and Industries report no. 31 on leather goods (Annexure 339-1924)

Board of Trade and Industries report no. 53 on adulteration of leather (Annexure 401-1925)

Board of Trade and Industries report no. 68 on dumping of rubber heels for footwear, U.S.A. (annexure 182-1927)

Board of Trade and Industries report no. 68A on dumping of rubber heels for footwear, Canada (Annexure 183-1927)

Board of Trade and Industries report no. 111 on dumping of rubber heels for footwear from Germany (Annexure 273-1931)

Board of Trade and Industries report no. 117 on exchange dumping of Australian tallow and leather 9annexure 534-1931)

Board of Trade and Industries report no. 120 on rubber-soled boots and shoes (Annexure 785-1931)

Board of Trade and Industries report no. 145 on dumping of rubber soles ex the United Kingdom (Annexure 210-1933)

Board of Trade and Industries report no. 150 on dumping of rubber heels from United Kingdom (Annexure 215-1933)

Board of Trade and Industries report no. 171 on withdrawal dumping duties, leather from Australia (Annexure 652-1934)

Board of Trade and Industries report no. 196 on exchange dumping duties on slippers from Japan and Australia (Annexure 80-1936)

Board of Trade and Industries report no. 242 on admission under rebate of customs duty of materials required by boot and shoe-making industry (Annexure 180-1939)

Board of Trade and Industries report no. 246 on enquiry into the leather footwear industry (Annexure 434-1939)

Wage Board

Report to the Honourable the Minister of Labour by the Wage Board upon the work of the Board for the three years ended 28th February 1929. Leather industries, p. 38.    G 68 JL1 1/1929.

Determination No. 14, Leather manufacturing industries, Union of South Africa, Government notice no. 856, SA Government gazette no. 1707 (25 May 1928), pages 406-414. G 68 G

South Africa. Wage Board.    The Social and industrial review. Special edition, Vol. I, no. 14 (12 June 1928). Report to the Honorable the Minister of Labour by the Wage Board : leather manufacturing industries.    Pretoria :   The Government Printing and Stationery Office,   [1928.]   G 68 E.LABO.28.SOCI

South Africa. Wage Board.    Wage Board report and proposed determination in connection with the leather manufacturing industries :   Union of South Africa.    [Pretoria] :   Department of Labour,   1928.   G 68 E.LABO.28.WAGE

Articles

Some notes on the development of the leather industry in South Africa (contributed by the Midland Chamber of Industries, Port Elizabeth), pages 52-54. In: Official journal of the Department of Commerce and Industries, Vol. II, no. 2 (Aug. 1939)   G 68 K.COMM

Boots and shoes, page 40 In: Commercial and industrial gazette, Vol. 1, no. 2 (June 1926)    G 68 K.COMM

South African shoes: an overseas opinion of the Union industry, pages 192-193 In: Commercial and industrial gazette, Vol. 1, no. 8 (Dec. 1926)                       G 68 K.COMM 

Export of leather and hides to Italy: import monopoly companies established, page 234.  In: Official journal of the Department of Commerce and Industries, Vol. II, no. 6 (Dec. 1939)   G 68 K.COMM

McMullen, W. F. Early days in the boot and shoe industry, pages 393-396. In: Official journal of the Department of Commerce and Industries, Vol. II, no. 10 (Apr. 1940)   G 68 K.COMM

Wage Board reports in the National Library

Leather: report and recommendation In: Social and industrial review special edition, Vol. I, no. 3 (24.2.28)

Leather: report and determination no. 14  In: Social and industrial review special edition, Vol. I, no. 14 (12.6.28)

Wage Board reports in Library of Parliament

Leather industry, 1927 (Annexures 57, 698-1927)

Leather industry, 1927-28 (Annexures 32, 38, 50, 400, 705-1927-28)

Leather industry, 1929 (Annexure 77-1929)

Leather trades, 1936 (Annexure 94-1936)

Other reports

Chapter XV. Leather and leatherware industries, p. 119-123. IN: South Africa. Dept. of Mines and Industries (1913-1932)    Industrial development in South Africa.  Pretoria :   Government Printer,   1924.G 68 E.INDU.24.INDU

South Africa. Dept. of Commerce and Industries (1933-1967).    Industrial development in South Africa and facilities for the establishment of factories.   Pretoria :   Government Printer,   1936, pages 213-215.   G 68 E.INDU.36.INDU Financial tables and a photograph of a factory for the manufacture of boots and shoes.

In Library of Parliament:

Position of the Union's boot and shoe industry, A. 1-1921 (Annexure 124-1921)

Legislation

Adulterated Leather Act 32 of 1923.

Statistics

Leather industries, 1916-17 to 1936-37.    [Pretoria :   Office of Census and Statistics,   1939]   G 68 A.INDU.39.LEAT

Leather industries, 1916-1917 to 1935-1936.    [Pretoria :   Office of Census and Statistics,   1938]   G 68 A.INDU.38.LEAT

Statistical reports in the National Library

Leather industry (tanneries, boot and shoe factories, harness and saddlery, portmanteaux and bags). 1923. (Special report no. 1)

Leather industry, 1915-16 to 1922-23. (Special report no. 18)

Leather industry, 1915-16 to 1923-24. (Special report no. 33)

Leather industry, 1915-16 to 1925-26. (Special report no. 54)

Leather industry, 1916-17 to 1935-36. (Special report no. 63)