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Addams' speech before the National Child Labor Committee in Cincinnati calls for government regulations to protect women and children.
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Addams expounds upon the role of religious education in keeping youth from vice and examines the difficult standards to which young women are held. This is the third in a five-part series, which would ultimately be published as A New Conscience and an Ancient Evil later in the year.
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Clark, Montague, and Lupton oppose the German women's request as propaganda and pledge to let Wilson and the Allied Powers handle negotiations.
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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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In this speech given at the Auditorium Theater, under the auspices of the Hamilton Club, Addams argues for a system of international arbitration to avoid war.
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Shaw writes Addams about the papers to be read at the municipal government conference.
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Jacobs reports of the finances of the International Committee and news from Australia on delegates.
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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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Post shares her opinion to Mead on the issue of political loyalty during wartime.
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Ford asks Addams' advice on how to include women in the new Indiana constitution.
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Addams talks about the settlement as a bulwark against anti-immigrant persecution, using examples of Russian anarchists.
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Lindsey thanks Addams for her help with the Ludlow Massacre and tells of the threats he as received and his anxiety over rising violence in the United States.
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Stangeland arranges a meeting between Addams and Walter Page at the American Embassy.
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Taylor sends Addams a referendum asking about using income tax to fund World War I.
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Neill offers Addams advice and assistance in securing an investigation of the condition of women workers.
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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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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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An application for endorsement as a charitable organization from the Chicago Association of Commerce.
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Mead argues that a new Constitutional amendment is required to prevent secret meetings and sabotage in the upper echelons of society.
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Testimony of Addams and Anna Shaw before a Congressional Committee on Rules regarding woman's suffrage.
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Kurtz asks Addams for her opinion on developing an international federation with police powers to enforce peace treaties.
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On behalf of the U.S. Secretary of Labor, Malone invites Addams to serve on the Committee on Organization of the Congress on Social Insurance.
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Davies sends Freund some data regarding factory inspector budgets, manpower, and numbers of inspections from 1893 to 1910.
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Karsten updates Allee on activities of the Emergency Anti-War Committee and efforts to lobby Congress against joining the war.
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Addams endorse Woodrow Wilson in the 1916 election because of his track record of respect for providing individuals with opportunity.
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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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The Department of Labor proposes a reorganization of work for immigrants.
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Harriman reports that she will discuss materials that Addams sent with the Commission on Industrial Relations, and encloses a letter sent to President Wilson (not found).
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Kellor sends Addams a plan of organization for the new Federal Department of Labor for comment.

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