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Addams discusses the problems that charity workers face when they bring middle-class assumptions about the poor to their efforts to practically help them.
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Addams weighs in on the idea that women who work in household service are more likely to marry more frequently and in better circumstance. This is part of a longer article.
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Addams and Henrotin discuss the need to form a union for housewives at a meeting of the Chicago Workingwoman's Association.
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Women argue against setting a weekly salary of $2,50 because it was not sufficient to health and well-being.
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Addams lobbies several Illinois state legislators to support the passage of a bill to limit women's labor to eight hours a day.
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Addams thanks Roelofs for materials on household employment, and refers her to Sophonisba P. Breckinridge and Edith Abbott.
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Roelofs asks Addams to support efforts to investigate and reform domestic labor practices.
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An eight-page pamphlet summarizing Roosevelt's political record on labor.
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Hamlin reports on a miner's strike near Saint Paul, describing police brutality against the miners.
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Campbell tells Addams of her experiences working for a wealthy family in Chicago and thanks Addams for what she does for the working class.
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Addams explains how communities needs to provide more for the youths that live there, and how there really is not a girl problem, but a problem with how all youths are handled.
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Addams comments on the minimum wage for women while in New York, arguing that women workers in Chicago should earn between $8-10.
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Addams' speaks on the impact of poverty at the National Federation of Settlements in Pittsburgh.
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Addams argues for a minimum wage for female workers. This is the third article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and women's role in affecting change.
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Addams provides the foreword for a report on the status of working girls, made by the National Federation of Settlements.
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Addams discusses working conditions for women and advocates for a minimum wage for female workers.
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Addams argues for the implementation of a minimum wage for female workers.
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The Houston Post summarizes Addams' statesments on the need for public recreation for girls.
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James sends Addams a descriptive and financial report of the campaign activities of the National American Woman Suffrage Association.
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An outline listing the Committee on Industrial Relations' steps to creating a safe and healthy workplace.
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Addams lays out the Progressive Party's pledge to working women--the prohibition of night work, the institution of the eight-hour day, and a minimum wage in sweated industry. This is one of a series of articles she prepared for the Central Press Association for the Progressive Party campaign in 1912.
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Matheny informs Addams about the Progressive legislation agenda and suffrage in West Virginia and asks her to be a part of it all.
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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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The Commission identifies problems regarding the labor of women and children and recommends solutions.
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The Commission on Industrial Relations sends Harriman their recommendations for improvements on women in industry to get her feedback.
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A circular to announce the establishment of and solicit contributions for the Women's Special Shilling Fund to provide shelter to working women.
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The Stead International Memorial Fund describes its plan for establishing "The Stead Hostels" around England, which will provide housing for working women.
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Addams describes the poverty of the Hull-House neighborhood in the early days of her work there. She discusses the lack of security and loneliness of the elderly, as well as child labor.
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