Stenographic transcription of Addams' speech to the National Arbitration and Peace Congress in New York City. Addams discusses a rejection of warfare and military might as the only way of displaying patriotism, suggesting instead that we seek examples in industrial progress.
Addams' second speech at the National Arbitration and Peace Congress, given at the University Session. The speech discusses changes in society that make the ground fruitful for peace movements. The speech was published in the conference proceedings.
A stenographic transcription of Addams' second speech at the National Arbitration and Peace Congress, given at the University Session in which she argues that the moment for peace activism is here and can best be led from America.
Addams' speech to the American Hospital Association meeting, held in Chicago on September 17, 1907 was later published in the organization's journal. In her talk Addams discusses prejudice against the poor in hospitals and their reluctance to seek care from hospitals.
Addams was one of six people who commented on John R. Commons' paper at the American Sociological Society meeting in Madison, Wisconsin, in December 1907. Addams' comments were published in the proceedings.
Addams compares the United States' treatment of women and children in labor to the ways of European countries. This speech was given at public meeting associated with the Conference on the Care of Dependent Children, in Washington, D.C. on January 25, 1909.
Addams is one of a number of people who sign a call for a conference to examine the situation of African-Americans since emancipation. Various versions of the call appeared in newspapers across the country.
Addams discusses a previous study on newsboys and argues that there are no child labor laws that protect them. These comments were made at the National Child Labor Committee annual meeting in January 1909.
Addams argues that it is time for women to work in groups and advocate for causes that are important to them, like peace. Addams gave this address at the Second National Peace Congress in Chicago on April 27, 1909. This version was published in the proceedings.
Addams argues that even as immigration has caused congestion in cities, it has also brought cultural beauty, which Americans should embrace and enjoy. This speech was given at the National Conference of Charities and Correction in Buffalo on June 12, 1909.