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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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Arguing that white slavery requires an organized movement to defeat it, Addams provides examples from cases in Chicago. This is the first in a five-part series, which would ultimately be published asA New Conscience and an Ancient Evilin 1912.
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Addams reviews the research and papers of her colleagues on the topics of immigration, employment, and education at the National Charities and Correction meeting.
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Corn offers Addams his argument for the sterilization of sex offenders as the only way to curb vice and prostitution.
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Addams writes Marsh about sending a manuscript, A New Conscience and an Ancient Evil, and asks him to consider its publication as a book.
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Sheldon writes Addams about meeting with her at Hull-House to discuss her work on an article about prostitution.
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Duncan tells the story of the proprietor of a brothel, whom he has convinced to get out of the prostitution business, and asks Addams to help her.
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The writer praises Addams' article in McClure's Magazine and adds thatwaitresses and department store clerks are also subject to the temptations faced by the women Addams mentions.
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Per a previous conversation with Addams, Seligman sends her contact information for three women he believes are doing the best work in Europe. He also suggests that Addams send each of them a copy of her November article in McClure's Magazine.
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Welsh praises Addams' article on white slavery in McClure's Magazine and hopes it will start a discussion on the topic.
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Nelson compliments Addams' article in McClure's Magazine and encloses a donation to help suppress prostitution.
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Tower asks Addams to write an article about the working conditions of female servants for Good Housekeeping.
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