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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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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 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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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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Addams introduces the Chicago Industrial Exhibit's goals and content for publication in its Handbook.
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Addams gave this speech at a public meeting held by the Society for the Promotion of Industrial Education, at Cooper Union, along with Henry Pritchett, Frank Vanderlip, Frederick Fish, Nicholas Murray Butler, Frank P. Sargent, and others.…
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Addams compares the United States' treatment of women and children in labor to the ways of European countries. This speech was given at public meeting associated with the Conference on the Care of Dependent Children, in Washington, D.C. on…
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Addams sends Robins a copy of her suggestions (not found) for Alexander McCormick.
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Addams discusses the evil effects of child labor on labor practices and education.
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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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Addams addressed a meeting of teachers and laborers on the need for funds to support better education on February 11; the lecture was published on March 5, 1905.
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Addams sends her regrets to Andrews that she cannot become a contributing member to the American Association for Labor Legislation.
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Addams and a number of other leaders petition President Taft to open a commision to study the conditions of labor, its relation to the government, the cost of strikes, and trade unions.
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Addams discusses public reaction against trade-unions, strikes, and their activities.
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Addams discusses the role that education plays in the life of the workingman. This article is an excerpt from Democracy and Social Ethics.
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Addams discusses the history of suffrage and argues that women in modern, urban societies need the vote.
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The American Association for Labor Legislation prepared this form letter to gather support in Illinois for limiting work for women to 60 hours per week.
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Addams writes Andrews about a letter he sent her.
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Osgood asks Addams to write an article for the Survey laying out the problem of different labor legislation standards from state to state.
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Addams discusses with Commons her plans to start a League for labor legislation in Chicago and requests a visit with him and Richard T. Ely.
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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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Ely expresses enthusiasm for Addams' proposal to start a local chapter of the American Association for Labor Legislation and suggests people who can help.
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Addams updates Ely on the efforts to form a Chicago branch of the American Association for Labor Legislation.
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The Inter-Ocean summarizes Addams' lecture on rising corruption in trade union leadership.
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Addams asks Osgood to send receipts for reimbursement to her and John Commons for their visit to Chicago to help establish a branch of the American Association for Labor Legislation.
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Addams writes Osgood about the importance of John Commons' attendance at the American Association for Labor Legislation meeting.
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Osgood invites Addams to speak at the Chicago meeting of the American Association of Labor Legislation and asks for a meeting beforehand.
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Addams sends a copy of the invitations for the meeting of the American Association of Labor Legislation to Osgood.