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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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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 spoke to the City Club about the unemployment crisis, explaining the role of Hull-House in providing space for public debate on the issue.
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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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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 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 argues for the implementation of a minimum wage for female workers.
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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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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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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 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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Midwood is studying in Amherst College and is interested in philanthropy.
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Addams introduces the Chicago Industrial Exhibit's goals and content for publication in its Handbook.
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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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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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Osgood writes Addams about a legislative opportunity in Illinois for the Chicago branch of the American Association for Labor Legislation.
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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 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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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 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 writes in support of Florence Kelley's application, noting her work on labor laws in Illinois.
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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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Addams writes Osgood about the importance of John Commons' attendance at the American Association for Labor Legislation meeting.
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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 sends a copy of the invitations for the meeting of the American Association of Labor Legislation to Osgood.
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Addams writes Andrews about a letter he sent her.
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