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Addams is one of the signers of a leaflet, arguing against the enlargement of the U.S. Navy. Shortened versions of this leaflet were also published in newspapers.
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Addams' keynote address before the National American Woman Suffrage Association meeting in Philadelphia argues that women must have the ballot in order to maintain their moral and familial role for the betterment of society.
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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…
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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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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' speech to the American Sociological Society argues that social interaction is the key to advancing society. In urban areas, city governments need to provide varied and organized recreations to build community.
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Addams' lecture on March 12 at the National Child Labor Committee Conference in Birmingham, Alabama, in which she discusses child labor legislation in Illinois.
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Addams talks about the settlement as a bulwark against anti-immigrant persecution, using examples of Russian anarchists.
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Addams and forty-five other women petition Wilson to halt the deportation of Emmeline Pankhurst.
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Addams argues for the establishment of a federal bureau for the protection of children, especially regarding the issues of child labor and education. This is a published version of Addams' speech to the National Child Labor Committee meeting in…
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Addams testifies on the lack of statistics available to adequately analyze the welfare of children in Chicago and argues that a bureau could collect and disseminate such data.