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An excerpt from Addams's remarks at a January 12 City Club Housewarming, focused on Civic Associations' Night, where she discusses how civic associations can be bridges to connect diverse communities.
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Addams discusses the weakness of civil service as a force for humanitarianism, detailing the shortcomings of the public takeover of efforts that were previously in the domain of private individuals and charities.
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Addams discusses the weakness of civil service as a force for humanitarianism, detailing the shortcomings of the public takeover of efforts that were previously in the domain of private individuals and charities.
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Laidlaw writes Mayor Gaynor demanding police protection for social workers in New York City's Chinatown .
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Addams discusses the woman suffrage movement in relation to other movements for the franchise.
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Addams discusses how philanthropic activities become political activities, citing instances from her own work in Chicago.
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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.
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Addams describes the Progressive Party's pledge to support new immigrants by creating protection for industrial laborers. This is a flyer version of an article put out by the Progressive Party.
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Addams defends the Progressive Party plank that calls for the salaries earned by prisoners to be sent to support their dependent families.
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Addams argues that women's interests coincide with the work the Progressive Party is doing and that they should support it.
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Addams argues that women's suffrage is a natural extension of the progress of democracy and offers examples throughout the world where woman are gaining the vote.
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Addams describes her experiences at the Progressive Party Convention, discussing how items were added to its platform, particularly labor and military planks, and its appeal to labor and women.
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Addams' keynote address before the National American Woman Suffrage Association meeting in Philadelphia argues that women must have the ballot in order to maintain their moral and familial role for the betterment of society.
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Leaders of the Progressive Party created an organizational structure of bureaus and committees to continue the work of the party after the election.
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An excerpt from Addams' November 24 speech to the National Woman Suffrage Association meeting highlights her ideas about mother's pensions, immigrant socialization, and recreation.
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Addams provides an argument against literacy tests for immigrants, proposed by the Burnett Bill recently pased by the U.S. House of Representatives.
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Baker writes Addams about his concerns of the leadership and direction of the Progressive Party, arguing that it may not be that different from the Democratic Party in terms of the character of the leadership.
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Pinchot asks Addams to support the National Conservation Association's efforts to keep National Forests in the control of the federal government.
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A circular sent to members of the National Council of Women to gather strength against a proposed Militia Pay Bill and increased militarism in the United States.
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Addams offers a counter narrative to the idea that the U.S. government should limit immigration, arguing that immigrants provide benefits to society and are deserving of protections under the law.
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Addams chastises American society for failing to live up to the ideals of the Emancipation Proclamation and demands political equality for black Americans.
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Bellamy asks Addams for suggestions on Cleveland's plan to develop a parks and recreation department.
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A letter enclosing a copy of H.R. 5819 for a Commission on Naturalization.
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Addams offers a counter narrative to the idea that the U.S. government should limit immigration, arguing that immigrants provide benefits to society and are deserving of protections under the law. This is the fifth article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and a woman's role to affect change.
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A House bill, introduced by Victor Murdock, to create a Commission on Naturalization.
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Kellor sends Addams a plan of organization for the new Federal Department of Labor for comment.
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The Department of Labor proposes a reorganization of work for immigrants.
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The National Progressive Serivice suggests a draft constitution for state organizations, offering guidance for organization, administration and operations.

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