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Gompers writes Addams regarding Ben Tillett's visit to Chicago and the prospect of Tillett delivering an address at Hull House.
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Addams provides an overview of the activities of the Hull-House Labor Museum, complete with illustrations of weaving. The sixteen-page report discusses the weaving and cloth-making techniques of various immigrants who live in the Hull-House neighborhood.
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Addams reports to Smith on events of her trip to New York, meetings, dinner parties, and news of family and friends.
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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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Addams' speaks to the Consumer's League about the dangers of sweat shops and child labor.
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The Inter-Ocean summarizes Addams' lecture on rising corruption in trade union leadership.
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Addams speaks on changes going on in the trade unions that are weakening the movement. Helena Dudley discussed the work of Denison House in relation to Syrian immigrants.
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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 congratulates Blaine and the City Homes Association for their hard work and remarks on a discussion she had with Charles Eliot about the closed shop.
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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 discusses public reaction against trade-unions, strikes, and their activities.
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Addams writes in support of Florence Kelley's application, noting her work on labor laws in Illinois.
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Devine thanks Addams for her letter and promises to do what he can to secure Kelley's nomination as NY Labor Commissioner.
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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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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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Addams discusses the evil effects of child labor on labor practices and education.
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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 reports that the strike was the topic of her latest speaking tour, and looks forward to Landsberg's recovery from illness.
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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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Midwood is studying in Amherst College and is interested in philanthropy.
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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. Addams' appeal, unlike the other speakers, identified with the plight of working people and argued that industrial education would better their lives.
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Addams indicates that she needs copies of Newer Ideals of Peace for distribution to politicians, and thus would like a few sent even if the rest do not come out until January.
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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 introduces the Chicago Industrial Exhibit's goals and content for publication in its Handbook.
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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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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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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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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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