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At the inaugural conference of the Women's Trade Union League, held at the Berkeley Lyceum in New York, Addams argues that women workers should unionize to improve working conditions.
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Newspaper account of Addams' comments after all-night efforts to settle a teamster's strike ended in failure. These quotes are part of a larger news article on the negotiations.
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Addams introduces the Chicago Industrial Exhibit's goals and content for publication in its Handbook.
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Jesse Ashley's article describing a strike in Massachusetts.
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Dewhurst writes Addams that she will be sending her a book and discusses the union question.
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Addams and a number of other leaders petition President Taft to open a commision to study the conditions of labor, its relation to the government, the cost of strikes, and trade unions.
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Addams discusses public reaction against trade-unions, strikes, and their activities.
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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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Straube asks Addams for assurance that her book, Twenty Years at the Hull House, will carry the Chicago Allied Printing Trades Council label.
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Post informs Addams that the newspaper coverage of the Women's Trade Union League's decision to move their meetings from Bowen Hall at Hull-House to the Chicago Federation of Labor Hall was inaccurate and designed to cause hard feelings.
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An article about an upcoming conference of employers and employees centered on discussion of the eight-hour workday.
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The Inter-Ocean summarizes Addams' lecture on rising corruption in trade union leadership.
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Addams writes Bok that since her article was published in the Ladies' Home Journal,she has received complaints from labor friends about conditions at the Curtis Publishing Company, which publishes the magazine.
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Addams writes about a manuscript by Henry D. Lloyd which she is editing with Anne Withington.
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Jones sends Addams funds for the miners on strike and offers his opinion on the issue.
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Charles Love criticizes the tendency of employers and employees to have separate lives outside the shop door, and he seeks a new social order in which they would interact at work and outside of work.
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Love writes Addams about two strikes in Aurora, Illinois, and expresses his hopes that factory owners and unions can come to a common solution.
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Addam's notes for a tribute to Alzina Parsons Stevens, the president of Hull-House's Woman's Club.
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