The Woman's Journal

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Addams explains the distribution of a circular with regards to protection to working women.
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Article describing the events of the women's meeting at the International Peace Congress in Boston that includes portions of speeches by Lucia Ames Mead, Mrs. W. P. Byles, Jane Addams, and Miss M. E. Dunhill.
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A newspaper report and excerpts from Addams' February 17 speech at the National Suffrage Convention, after the defeat of municipal suffrage for women in Chicago.
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Woman's Journal summary of Addams' Mount Holyoke commencement speech covering women's empowerment, college training and morality. The speech was given on June 18, and published on June 29, 1907.
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An excerpt from Addams' March 22 speech at Faneuil Hall to the Boston Equal Suffrage Association and the Women's Trade Union League on the changes in women's work brought about by factory work.
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Addams argues that woman suffrage is long overdue.
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An excerpt from Addams' address to the National American Woman Suffrage Association, on October 21, 1911, in Louisville, Kentucky, arguing that the desire for woman suffrage comes from women's desires for better social conditions.
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Addams discusses traditional women's roles and how they correspond to a greater need for the involvement of woman in politics.