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  • Subject is exactly "women, labor"
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Addams explores the economic plight of young women that often drives them to prostitution and white slavery. This is the second in a five-part series, which would ultimately be published as A New Conscience and an Ancient Evil in 1912.
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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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Newspaper report of Addams' address to the South Side Woman's Club, dealing with how women can cope with the lack of servants by using prepared foods. The article was published under different headlines in multiple newspapers.
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A newspaper report that includes an excerpt from Addams' talk to the Hull-House Woman's Club on the object and history of the Women's Trade Union League.
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Redington praises Addams' recent magazine articles, sends a donation, and tells her about his factory in which he employs women.
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Excerpts from Addams' speech discussing conditions for individual women workers who seek to improve wages and working conditions.
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Duncan tells the story of the proprietor of a brothel, whom he has convinced to get out of the prostitution business, and asks Addams to help her.
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Addams discusses public reaction against trade-unions, strikes, and their activities.
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Writing in response to Addams' article on prostitution, Sheldon asks her why the temptations of vice do not doom all girls in similar situations.
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After reading Addams' article in McClure's Magazine, the unknown correspondent shares some of her own ideas about women in Panama and the Canal Zone.
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Tower asks Addams to write an article about the working conditions of female servants for Good Housekeeping.
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The American Association for Labor Legislation prepared this form letter to gather support in Illinois for limiting work for women to 60 hours per week.
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Salisbury praises Addams' new book and shares some of her own experiences working in a candy factory.
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Post informs Addams that the newspaper coverage of the Women's Trade Union League's decision to move their meetings from Bowen Hall at Hull-House to the Chicago Federation of Labor Hall was inaccurate and designed to cause hard feelings.
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Roosevelt informs Allison of the passage of a law to investigate and report on the conditions of working women and children in America.
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Robins writes Addams to apologize for the newspaper reports about the Women's Trade Union League pulling their meetings from Hull-House.
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The text of a bill authorizing the Secretary of Commerce and Labor to investigate and report upon the industrial, social, moral, educational, and physical conditions of women and child workers in the United States.
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Lodge agrees to assist Breckinridge with her study of women's labor.
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Allison offers to help with passing an appropriation for a study on women and labor, but notes that it must come from Charles McNeill at the Department of Commerce and Labor.
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Tawney confirms that he will consider a study of women's labor and appropriation authorization is approved.
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Neill telegrams Breckinridge that he thinks it best to secure an appropriation for a study on women workers before created a detailed plan.
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Neill updates Breckinridge about the status of getting funding for the women's labor study, suggesting that Addams should testify before the Congressional Committee.
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Breckinridge returns some materials about the lobbying for an investigation of working conditions for women and discusses the status of the work.
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North discusses the availability of data on woman and child labor held by the Census Bureau and their efforts to compile it.
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Addams discusses the condition of domestic servants with regard to introducing new industries in the home, the move for shorter hours, and collective housekeeping.
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