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  • Date is exactly "1912-08"

Wharton Barker's statement on woman suffrage for use by the Progressive Party.

Winslow criticizes Theodore Roosevelt as the Progressive Party candidate for the presidency and criticizes Jane Addams for supporting him.

In this campaign tract, the Prohibition Party seeks donations in exchange for a subscription to Clean Politics and asks supporters help spread word of the party's platform.

Atchison congratulates Addams for seconding the nomination of Theodore Roosevelt at the Progressive Party Convention and expresses her enthusiasm for the party's support of woman suffrage.

Greene congratulates Addams for swaying Theodore Roosevelt to the cause of woman suffrage.

The unknown writer criticizes Addams's support of Theodore Roosevelt, partly because Roosevelt, as governor of New York, refused to commute the death sentence of Martha M. Place in 1899.

The article criticizes Theodore Roosevelt, dismissing him as a hypocrite.

This incomplete newspaper clipping describes the Progressive Party strategy in Kentucky.

Jones sends a cryptic message regarding Roosevelt.

Ochsner writes that it was her privilege to be present with Addams at the Progressive Party Convention.

Smith questions Addams' support of Theodore Roosevelt and suggests she is afraid of socialism.

A poem by Woodberry, attesting to the idea that there is no good or evil, no god or devil.

A call for women workers in the Progressive Party campaign and the suffrage movement.

A portion of a larger report that covers the Illinois Progressive Committee's finance committee and the Jane Addams chorus.

The article offers a sharp critique of Theodore Roosevelt and the Progressive Party for failing to endorse rights for African Americans.

A pamphlet containing the ideals of the Prohibitionist Party as well as a call to the public to solicit funds for a prohibitionist newspaper.

The National Progressive Party plans for the involvement of women after a conference.
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Addams lays out the Progressive Party's pledge to working women--the prohibition of night work, the institution of the eight-hour day, and a minimum wage in sweated industry. This is one of a series of articles she prepared for the Central Press Association for the Progressive Party campaign in 1912.
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Addams described the Progressive Party's support for the dependents of prisoners, by allowing wages they earn in prison to be sent to their families. It also supports calls for social insurance that would protect the poor in case of injury or old age. This is one of a series of articles prepared for the Central Press Association as part of the Progressive Party campaign in 1912.
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Addams discusses the formation of the Progressive Party and its ideals, starting with children's needs. She notes that the party supports efforts to curb child labor, and to encourage education. This is one of a series of articles she prepared for the Central Press Association 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 one of a series of articles she prepared for the Central Press Association as part of the Progressive Party campaign in 1912.

McNitt asks Davis to try to persuade Addams to write a series of articles on the Progressive Party's platforms.

A reminder to register to vote and listing of candidates for the trustees of the State University, an election which Illinois women were allowed to vote. Also includes biographical information about the candidates.

An eight-page pamphlet summarizing Roosevelt's political record on labor.

A mail-in questionnaire asking Illinois voters about their interests and seeking volunteers.

A promotional postcard urging women to vote for the Progressive Party because it stands for woman suffrage.

A postcard summarizing the Progressive Party stand on labor reform.

A postcard summarizing the Progressive Party stance on establishing minimum wage commissions to ensure that people can earn a living wage.
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