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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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An article about an upcoming conference of employers and employees centered on discussion of the eight-hour workday.
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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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Jones sends Addams funds for the miners on strike and offers his opinion on the issue.
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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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The Inter-Ocean summarizes Addams' lecture on rising corruption in trade union leadership.
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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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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 writes about a manuscript by Henry D. Lloyd which she is editing with Anne Withington.
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Addams introduces the Chicago Industrial Exhibit's goals and content for publication in its Handbook.
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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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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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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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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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Newspaper report of an Addams' statement about the causes of violent labor actions being antiquated laws.
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Jesse Ashley's article describing a strike in Massachusetts.
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Bok describes possible articles Addams can write for the Ladies' Home Journal.
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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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Addams declines an offer to speak at Lincoln House but invites Dudley to come for an extended stay at Hull-House.
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Smith writes Addams to argue that she is being duped by the character of former Senator Albert Beveridge.
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Sharpe refuses to donate to the American Association for Labor Legislation because of its stance on non-union workers and because they disagrees with worker's compensation.
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The American Federation of Labor will not be sending representatives to the Washington peace meeting because the Executive Council does not feel that the meeting is in line with the AFL's stance.
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Robins tells Addams that Life and Labor decided not to merge with The Survey, as Addams suggested.
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