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Addam's notes for a tribute to Alzina Parsons Stevens, the president of Hull-House's Woman's Club.
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Women argue against setting a weekly salary of $2,50 because it was not sufficient to health and well-being.
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Addams discusses the challenges facing college women, including the habit of self-preparation, a tendency to make an exception of herself, and the danger that study without action makes a person timid and irresolute. She argues that there is a need to do and to do for others without concern for one's own reputation that makes for good Christian work.
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A draft of Addams' article about the challenges facing college women who want to contribute to society.
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Addams discusses the challenges facing college women who want to contribute to society.
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Addams and Henrotin discuss the need to form a union for housewives at a meeting of the Chicago Workingwoman's Association.
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Addams attends the Middle States and Mississippi Valley Negro Exposition and comments that in future the work of women will equal that of men.
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Reports the creation of a resolution by the Illinois Federation of Women's Clubs to name Jane Addams to President Roosevelt's commission to settle a miner's strike.
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Ely writes Addams expressing his hope that reading circles at women's clubs will adopt Democracy and Social Ethics, and he seeks her advice on how to further promote the book.
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Addams discusses woman's capacity for bad behavior and that women's philanthropy should be more active in areas like child labor.
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Addams weighs in on the idea that women who work in household service are more likely to marry more frequently and in better circumstance. This is part of a longer article.
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Addams notes abuses of Hull-Houses day nurseries by lazy fathers whose wives have to work.
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Addams writes to the members of the General Federation of Women's Clubs regarding the organization's work with child labor and the letter
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Newspaper summary of Addams' speech to the Philadelphia Branch of the Association of Collegiate Alumnae, in which she argues that housewives are not Progressive thinkers.
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Newspaper summary of Addams' speech to the Philadelphia Branch of the Association of Collegiate Alumnae, in which she argues that women's leisure time has changed.
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Addams' comments to striking girls about working conditions and labor organization. The strike, against the International Harvester Company, Deering Division, resulting in the shut down of the plant, putting 6,000 out of work. This is a portion of a longer article on the strike.
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Addams discusses the condition of domestic servants with regard to introducing new industries in the home, the move for shorter hours, and collective housekeeping.
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Addams speaks about women reformers' duty to treat the unfortunate with compassion and not contempt.
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Newspaper report of Addams' address to the South Side Woman's Club, dealing with how women can cope with the lack of servants by using prepared foods. The article was published under different headlines in multiple newspapers.
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A newspaper report that includes an excerpt from Addams' talk to the Hull-House Woman's Club on the object and history of the Women's Trade Union League.
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Addams discussed women's role in the peace movement at the Universal Peace Conference in Boston.
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Excerpts from Addams' speech discussing conditions for individual women workers who seek to improve wages and working conditions.
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At the inaugural conference of the Women's Trade Union League, held at the Berkeley Lyceum in New York, Addams argues that women workers should unionize to improve working conditions.
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In a speech before the Chicago Women's Association. Addams complains that college women are disinclined toward philanthropy.
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Gresham congratulates Addams on the increase in women on the Board of Education and predicts they will get much accomplished.
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North discusses the availability of data on woman and child labor held by the Census Bureau and their efforts to compile it.
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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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Tawney confirms that he will consider a study of women's labor and appropriation authorization is approved.

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