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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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Bass asks Addams to recognize some of the women who worked in Cook County on the State Educational Committee.
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James sends Addams a descriptive and financial report of the campaign activities of the National American Woman Suffrage Association.
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Addams tells Thomas that women in America must keep their sons out of World War I.
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Addams reports the efforts of the International Congress of Women, the delegations to heads of European countries, and her views on peace. The speech was given at Carnegie Hall on July 9 and published on July 31, 1915.
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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 evils of the sweatshop system and urges women to look for the union label when shopping for goods.
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Addams speaks about women reformers' duty to treat the unfortunate with compassion and not contempt.
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Addams notes abuses of Hull-Houses day nurseries by lazy fathers whose wives have to work.
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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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Addams speaks about the value of women workers in reform to a new evening session of Woman's City Club of Chicago.
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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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Warbasse tells Addams that she cannot attend the Woman's Peace Party annual meeting, but supports keeping the organization focused on pacifism and internationalism.
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Manus and Jacobs strongly advise against Balch's proposal to hold a meeting of the International Women's Committee for Permanent Peace.
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Post informs Addams that the newspaper coverage of the Women's Trade Union League's decision to move their meetings from Bowen Hall at Hull-House to the Chicago Federation of Labor Hall was inaccurate and designed to cause hard feelings.
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Post writes to Mead relating plans for the Woman's Peace Party's upcoming meeting in Washington, D.C. and offers some recommendations.
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Addams argues that American women are behind their European peers with regard to individual rights.
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Shaw reports that the National Association is unable take up the matter or peace, but is sending all communications to Addams as head of the peace movement in the United States.
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Pennybacker informs Addams that her letter was received, and that she wishes to attend a second meting in Washington. She goes on to express concern regarding the effectiveness of the actions the Federation takes.
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Haldeman updates Addams about her successes in running her mother's bank and settling in Girard.
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Ford asks Addams' advice on how to include women in the new Indiana constitution.
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After reading Addams' article in McClure's Magazine, the unknown correspondent shares some of her own ideas about women in Panama and the Canal Zone.
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Addams describes the poverty of the Hull-House neighborhood in the early days of her work there. She discusses the lack of security and loneliness of the elderly, as well as child labor.
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Lindsey congratulates Addams on her campaign work for the Progressive Party and expresses his disappointment for missing chances to see her.
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Read-Phipps asks Addams for literature from the Woman's Peace Party.
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Catt supports Addams' plan for a peace conference and makes suggestions.
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Catt discusses the efforts of Helen Gardener and the Congressional Union and some confusion as to the upcoming peace meeting in Washington.
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Catt sends Addams a copy of a letter that Catt sent to Aletta Jacobs about various meetings.
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Writing in response to Addams' article on prostitution, Sheldon asks her why the temptations of vice do not doom all girls in similar situations.

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