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  • Subject is exactly "Addams, Jane, and woman suffrage"
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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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Addams regrets that the pressure of work from chairing the School Management Committee makes it impossible for her to lecture in the East this winter.
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A newspaper report and excerpts from Addams' February 17 speech at the National Suffrage Convention, after the defeat of municipal suffrage for women in Chicago.
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Thomas invites Addams to make a tour of East Coast women's colleges on the subject of equal suffrage.
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Addams discusses the benefits of suffrage and how the vote will benefit immigrant women living in tenement houses. This lecture was made before the Ethical Culture Society at New Century Hall in Philadelphia on March 14, 1908 and published later.
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A summary of Addams' speech at Mount Holyoke College in support of woman suffrage as a means to foster social change.
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Addams discusses poor women in Chicago and their need for suffrage at a meeting of the College Equal Suffrage Society at Boston University on March 21. The excerpt was published later.
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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 reports to Rice on their defeat in securing woman suffrage in Chicago and in Illinois.
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Thomas apologizes for the delay in responding and discusses the impact of Addams' lectures on the suffrage cause.
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Addams points out the hypocrisy in women who ridicule suffragists.
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Addams argues that when women vote, they help to improve protection for children and to the general public.
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Addams sends Haldeman a postcard regarding the suffrage movement.
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In terms of securing their rights, Addams argues that women in America lag behind their European counterparts.
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Addams discusses the movement for municipal suffrage for women in Chicago, arguing that it will help improve schools, public health, and sanitation.
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Addams asks Nestor to speak at a public hearing in Springfield, Illinois, to discuss municipal voting for women.
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Addams argues women's need for the vote so that they can  perform their duties to family and the nation.
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Bok congratulates Addams on her suffrage articles for the Ladies Home Journal.
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Addams apologizes for holding on to Andrews' article too long and praises him for its views on suffrage and protective legislation.
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Addams argues for women to have the vote in order that they may continue to perform their duties to family and to home in the modern world, where responsibilities, like feeding their children and keeping them safe, are no long directly within their control.
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Addams tells a story to illustrate the danger of looking at the struggle for women's rights through rose-colored glasses.
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Addams writes Thomas regarding her article about woman suffrage in the Ladies' Home Journal.
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In an interview with James Evan Crown, Addams discusses the impact that woman suffrage is having on society. Addams later denied having taken part in this interview, specifically her comments on the poor.
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Addams pays tribute to Theodore Parker at a Memorial Banquet in Chicago, where she praised his anti-slavery work and support of black suffrage, blamed his generation for not extending suffrage to women, and surmised that Parker would have ultimately supported the franchise for women had he lived longer.
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Sweet asks Addams to contribute some articles to her publishing company.
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Addams writes Stewart regarding her pledge to the Illinois Equal Suffrage Association.
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Addams' short argument for woman suffrage that women's voices are needed for the health and beauty of the cities.
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Addams gave this lecture at least two times; once at the February 2 meeting of the New York City Women's Political Union, and again on February 14 at the Boston School Voters' League. In the lecture, she discusses the philosophical relationship between women and the State and argues for the value of women in government, leading to the importance of woman suffrage.
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Breckinridge writes Addams about finances, planning, and expected attendees of the upcoming National American Woman Suffrage Association convention in Chicago.
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