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In a speech at Carnegie Music Hall, Addams discusses immigrants to America and the work ethic of Chicago immigrants.
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Addams explores the economic plight of young women that often drives them to prostitution and white slavery. This is the second in a five-part series, which would ultimately be published as A New Conscience and an Ancient Evil in 1912.
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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' lecture on March 11 at the National Child Labor Committee Conference in Birmingham, Alabama, in which shepresents arguments against an exception to the 1903 Illinois Child Labor Law for child actors and offers some Tolstoyan allegory to…
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Addams led a contingent to oppose efforts to exclude child actors from child labor laws. She testified before the State Senate committee considering the bill, along with Will J. Davis (speaking for the bill), Mrs. Coonley-Ward, Mrs. A. T. Aldrich,…
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In this narratively rich article in McClure's, Addams reflects on her meeting with Tolstoy in Russia in 1896, on her admiration for his principles, and on her pragmatic approach to good work in the urban, industrial context of Hull-House and its…
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In this speech at the National Conference of Charities and Correction in Boston, Addams calls on educators and social workers to demand useful education for children so that they are better prepared for a life in industry.
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An excerpt from Addams' March 22 speech at Faneuil Hall to the Boston Equal Suffrage Association and the Women's Trade Union League on the changes in women's work brought about by factory work.
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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…
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At the Sixth International Congress on Tuberculosis in Washington, D.C., Addams and Hamilton discuss "Economic Aspects of Tuberculosis" and why people living in poverty are more susceptible to the disease.
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Addams scores a plan by manufacturers to form an educational institution.
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Stenographic transcription of Addams' speech to the National Arbitration and Peace Congress in New York City. Addams discusses a rejection of warfare and military might as the only way of displaying patriotism, suggesting instead that we seek…
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Addams' speech to the first National Arbitration and Peace Congress of America, given in New York at an evening session at Carnegie Hall. Addams discusses a rejection of warfare and military might as the only means to display patriotism, suggesting…
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Addams' speech to the first National Arbitration and Peace Congress of America, given in New York at an evening session at Carnegie Hall. Addams discusses a rejection of warfare and military might as the only means to display patriotism, suggesting…
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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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Addams asks Kelley for some clarification before she takes a matter to the president of Sears, Roebuck Co., and she sends news about a suffrage meeting and Lillian Wald's health.
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Addams finds the causes for breakdowns in municipal administration in eighteenth century idealism that foundered against nineteenth century increases in population, industry and commerce. The speech was originally given on September 25, 1904 at the…
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Addams discusses the evil effects of child labor on labor practices and education.
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Addams finds the causes for breakdowns in municipal administration in eighteenth century idealism that foundered against nineteenth century increases in population, industry and commerce. This speech was originally given on September 25, 1904 at the…
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Addams discusses the role of education in the lives of working class children. This is an excerpt from her book Democracy and Social Ethics.
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Addams argues that if the rulers of European countries lived among their people, they would see that labor and commerce were what made nations, not its military might.
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McClure explains the publication of an article by William J. Burns in McClure's Magazine about the 1910 Los Angeles Times bombing case to Addams, because it caused her some embarrassment.
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Brett writes Addams that he is happy Macmillan will publishA New Conscience and an Ancient Evilsoon promises her that the company will use a union shop for binding.
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Addams participated in a "Workingman's Public Meeting" during the Universal Peace Conference in Boston, where she talked about how workingmen were the first to organize internationally.
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Addams praises the Bulletin of the International Labor Office.
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The Inter-Ocean summarizes Addams' lecture on rising corruption in trade union leadership.
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Osgood writes Addams to schedule a meeting of the American Association for Labor Legislation after the election.
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Someone writing on behalf of Addams informs Osgood that the Chicago branch of the American Association for Labor Legislation will meet in November.
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Osgood writes Addams offering to come to Chicago to help stir up enthusiasm for the local branch of the American Association for Labor Legislation.
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Neill updates Breckinridge about the status of getting funding for the women's labor study, suggesting that Addams should testify before the Congressional Committee.
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