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  • Subject is exactly "Addams, Jane, views on labor"
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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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Addams' speech before the National Child Labor Committee in Cincinnati calls for government regulations to protect women and children.
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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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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 diverse surroundings.
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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' comments to striking girls about working conditions and labor organization. The strike, against the International Harvester Company, Deering Division, resulting in the shut down of the plant, putting 6,000 out of work. This is a portion of a longer article on the strike.
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Addams discusses the evils of the sweatshop system and urges women to look for the union label when shopping for goods.
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Addams opened the membership campaign for the National Child Labor Committee in Pittsburgh and spoke to the Western Pennsylvania League of Women Workers on the need
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Addams speaks about the value of women workers in reform to a new evening session of Woman's City Club of Chicago.
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Excerpts from Addams' speech on educational opportunities wasted due to discrimination against immigrants.
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Addams discusses the economic, social, and human toll of unemployment and suggests some creative solutions being employed in England.
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Neill offers Addams advice and assistance in securing an investigation of the condition of women workers.
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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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Addams recounts some of the ways child labor has ruined the future of those children exposed to it.
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Addams discusses the evil effects of child labor on labor practices and education.
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Addams' lecture on March 11 at the National Child Labor Committee Conference in Birmingham, Alabama, in which she presents arguments against an exception to the 1903 Illinois Child Labor Law for child actors and offers some Tolstoyan allegory to buttress her arguments.
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Addams argues for the implementation of a minimum wage for female workers.
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Addams discussed the role of schools in preparing children for life in a speech at the Ethical Society.
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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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Bok describes possible articles Addams can write for the Ladies' Home Journal.
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Addams highlightings the lack of attention most pay to the industrial labor done to produce everyday goods.
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Brett writes Addams that he is happy Macmillan will publish A New Conscience and an Ancient Evil soon promises her that the company will use a union shop for binding.
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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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Osgood writes Addams to schedule a meeting of the American Association for Labor Legislation after the election.
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Addams seeks Washington's aid in a campaign for labor regulations.
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Addams discusses the labor situation in Chicago and argues that the Progressive Party will support the work of trade unions.
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Addams scores a plan by manufacturers to form an educational institution.
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Addams lobbies several Illinois state legislators to support the passage of a bill to limit women's labor to eight hours a day.
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Addams has sent Harriman materials on the creation of a central authority on industry so the federal government could enforce labor laws.
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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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