51 results

  • Subject is exactly "working conditions"
REEL 46_1124.jpg

Addams' second of two lectures on the topic of "Newer Ideals of Peace," this one about the impact of labor and trade on international relations.
REEL 46_1262.jpg

Addams discusses the role that education plays in the life of the workingman. This article is an excerpt from Democracy and Social Ethics.
JAPA-0287-01.jpg

Addams scores a plan by manufacturers to form an educational institution.
REEL 46_1372.jpg

Excerpts from Addams' speech discussing conditions for individual women workers who seek to improve wages and working conditions.
REEL0004_1246.jpg

Neill offers Addams advice and assistance in securing an investigation of the condition of women workers.
REEL0004_1249.jpg

Breckinridge returns some materials about the lobbying for an investigation of working conditions for women and discusses the status of the work.
REEL0005_0037.jpg

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.
REEL0005_0228.jpg

Addams writes Bok that since her article was published in the Ladies' Home Journal, she has received complaints from labor friends about conditions at the Curtis Publishing Company, which publishes the magazine.
REEL 46_1662.jpg

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.
REEL 46_1670.jpg

Addams gives arguments for woman's suffrage, stressing that working class need it to be able to control some aspects of their lives.
REEL 46_1634.jpg

At the Sixth International Congress on Tuberculosis in Washington, D.C., Addams and Hamilton discuss "Economic Aspects of Tuberculosis" and why people living in poverty are more susceptible to the disease.
REEL0005_0631.jpg

Straus declines Addams' request to participate on the Committee on Immigrants of the National Conference of Charities and Correction because of his position as Secretary of Commerce and Labor.
JAPA-0413.jpg

The Houston Post summarizes Addams' statesments on the need for public recreation for girls.
REEL0005_0892.jpg

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.
REEL0005_0991.jpg

Letter welcoming people to join the American Association for Labor Legislation for a small fee.
REEL0005_1160.jpg

For the American Association for Labor Legislation Andrews requests a donation from Nestor to the cause of eliminating industrial diseases.
REEL0006_0314.jpg

Tower asks Addams to write an article about the working conditions of female servants for Good Housekeeping.
REEL 47_0214.jpg

Addams offers a strong indictment against old fashioned religious education and argues that the church, in order to encourage modern youth to see the validity of religion, must engage the realities and distractions of urban life.
REEL 47_0091.jpg

In this speech at the National Conference of Charities and Correction in Boston, Addams calls on educators and social workers to demand useful education for children so that they are better prepared for a life in industry.
REEL 47_0249.jpg

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.
REEL0006_0678.jpg

Redington praises Addams' recent magazine articles, sends a donation, and tells her about his factory in which he employs women.
REEL0006_1016.jpg

Hitchcock writes Addams for advice on how to encourage women to shop earlier for a certain season so that clothing factories would not have so much pressure on them later in the season.
REEL 47_0436.jpg

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.
REEL 47_0493.jpg

Addams discusses the labor situation in Chicago and argues that the Progressive Party will support the work of trade unions. This is one of a series of articles she prepared for the Central Press Association as part of the Progressive Party campaign in 1912.
REEL0007_0019.jpg

Lindsay writes to the members of the Committee on Industrial Relations with news about a delegation to meet with President Taft.
REEL 47_0525.jpg

Addams reports on the Progressive Party Convention, discussing how items were added to its platform, particularly labor and military planks, and her dismay about the conventions unjust treatment of African-Americans. This is one of a series of articles she prepared as part of the Progressive Party campaign in 1912.
REEL 47_0544.jpg

Addams argues for the implementation of a minimum wage for female workers.
REEL 47_0578.jpg

Addams discusses working conditions for women and advocates for a minimum wage for female workers.
JAPA-0949.jpg

Addams discusses challenges to social and industrial justice and how the Progressive Party program will help address them. Addams gave the speech at a Progressive rally held at the Lyric Theater.
REEL 47_0584.jpg

Addams discusses the labor situation in Chicago and argues that the Progressive Party will support the work of trade unions.
Output Formats

atom, dc-rdf, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-xml, rss2