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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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Newspaper excerpt of Addams' speech at the Ethical Culture Society, criticizing the buildup of armaments.
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Addams' speech before the National Child Labor Committee in Cincinnati calls for government regulations to protect women and children.
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Clipping about the the Union League's invitation to Addams to speak at a celebration of George Washington's birthday.
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James writes Addams about the possibility of adding additional speaking engagements in Wisconsin.
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Addams's speech on her return from Europe detailed the work of the International Congress of Women and her ideas on peace.
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Addams spoke at a meeting of Chicago Russians to hear Madame Katherine Breshkovsky speak on Russian freedom.
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Addams spoke at a memorial meeting for Iroquois Theater fire victims, organized by the Chicago Teacher's Federation, about the dangers of overlooking violations in fear of being seen as bad people.
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Addams discusses her work with the International Congress of Women, the delegations to European leaders, and her views on the need for peace. The event was held at the Chicago Auditorium and attended by both peace activists and the general public, and chaired by Charles L. Hutchinson.
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Addams discusses the role of public education in fostering democracy. The speech was given during the closing session of the General Congress of Religions, on June 1, and published on July 27.
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Addams offers a memorial to Joseph Tilton Bowen and describes the creation of the Hull-House country club named after him.
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Addams discusses the problem of inducing people to engage with the peace movement rather than following more nationalistic and warlike activities.
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Addams recounts the roles and responsibilities of marriage and love at the ceremony for two Hull-House residents.
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Addams gave this speech at the Woman's Constructive Peace Conference in Washington, D.C., on the reasons why women need to become more active in politics and the peace movement.
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Addams discusses George Washington's life, relating modern problems to the ideas that Washington had as a soldier, citizen, statesman, and planter.
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Addams reports the efforts of the International Congress of Women, the delegations to heads of European countries, and her views on peace. The speech was given at Carnegie Hall on July 9 and published on July 31, 1915.
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An excerpt from Addams's remarks at a January 12 City Club Housewarming, focused on Civic Associations' Night, where she discusses how civic associations can be bridges to connect diverse communities.
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Addams' memorial to Henry Demarest Lloyd discusses his life and character.
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Addams warns adults of some aspects of trade schools for boys. The speech was given at the first convention of the National Society for the Promotion of Industrial Education on January 24, as part of a session entitled The Wage Earners' Benefit from Industrial Education.
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Addams' lectures at the founding meeting of the National Society for the Promotion of Industrial Education on November 16, 1906, at Cooper Union, commenting on the need for practical education that works in the modern world. The speech was published in January 1907.
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Article summarizes and quotes from Addams' speech and comments on neighborhood improvement at the National Conference of Charities and Correction.
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Addams discusses a previous study on newsboys and argues that there are no child labor laws that protect them. These comments were made at the National Child Labor Committee annual meeting in January 1909.
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Addams' speech at the Chicago Child Welfare Exhibit, on the Hull-House Labor Museum's exhibit.
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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, comparing the act of human sacrifice to what is going on in the early stages of World War One, points out how pointless both acts are.
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Addams discusses the formation and goals of Hull-House in a speech to the B'rith Kodesh Temple.
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Addams speaks to the Franklin Street Settlement in Detroit about working in a settlement.
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Addams reports about Chicago's reputation on the East Coast as a dirty city.
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Addams discusses the abuses of the Hull-House day nursery program by lazy parents.
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