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Addams, et. al, ask Washington to join the campaign American Association for Labor Legislation.
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A newspaper report of Addams's speech to the Milwaukee branch of the Wisconsin Woman Suffrage Association, which  uses humor to render the male arguments against woman suffrage absurd. A version of this speech was later published in the Ladies' Home Journal.
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Newspaper report of an Addams' statement about the causes of violent labor actions being antiquated laws.
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Addams describes the Progressive Party's pledge to support new immigrants by creating protection for industrial laborers. This is a flyer version of an article put out by the Progressive Party.
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Addams explains the evils of unpaid prison labor. This is the fourth article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and a woman's role to affect change.
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Addams argues for a minimum wage for female workers. This is the third article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and women's role in affecting change.
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Addams likens prison labor camps to slavery and discusses how unpaid prison labor impacts the families of the inmates.
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In 1894, Addams gave a speech to the Chicago Woman's Club and the Twentieth Century Club about the Pullman strike. The speech was not published until 18 years later, in the November 1912 Survey. In it, she draws comparisons between the key players in the strike, particularly George Pullman, and Shakespeare's dysfunctional royal family.
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Addams' 1894 talk on the Pullman strike was only published in 1912 in the Survey. She analyzes the strike, drawing comparisons between George Pullman and his workers, and Shakespeare's King Lear and Cordelia.

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Addams describes her experiences at the Progressive Party Convention, discussing how items were added to its platform, particularly labor and military planks, and its appeal to labor and women.
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Addams discusses working conditions for women and advocates for a minimum wage for female workers.
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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.
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Addams describes the Progressive Party's pledge to support new immigrants by creating protection for industrial laborers.
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Addams argues for the implementation of a minimum wage for female workers.
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Addams reports on the Progressive Party Convention, discussing how items were added to its platform, particularly labor and military planks, and her dismay about the conventions unjust treatment of African-Americans. This is one of a series of articles she prepared as part of the Progressive Party campaign in 1912.
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Addams offers a biographical justification of why she has entered politics and joined the Progressive Party. The article was published in October 1912.
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An excerpt from a letter by Addams, Lillian Wald and Mary McDowell to labor unions, seeking an investigation of working conditions for women and children.
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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.
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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 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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Andrews asks Addams, as a member of the Committee on Unemployment, to assist with a report for the American Association for Labor Legislation.
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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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Newspaper account of Addams' comments after all-night efforts to settle a teamster's strike ended in failure. These quotes are part of a larger news article on the negotiations.
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Addams' remarks at the January 13 City Club's Housewarming meeting on Labor called for bettering relations between labor unions and the City Club.
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Addams gives arguments for woman's suffrage, stressing that working class need it to be able to control some aspects of their lives.
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Addams' speaks to the Consumer's League about the dangers of sweat shops and child labor.
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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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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 was one of six people who commented on John R. Commons' paper at the American Sociological Society meeting in Madison, Wisconsin, in December 1907. Addams' comments were published in the proceedings.
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