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Lewis asks Addams for help with an investigation into prison conditions at the Occoquan workhouse.
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Addams argues for woman suffrage claiming that women need to protect their legal rights.
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Addams discusses the exploitation of prison labor and its effects on inmates' families.
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Addams explains how educational background, economic situations, and family predicaments have an impact on juvenile crime; and she argues for special treatment of the "juvenile adult." This is the tenth article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and a women's roles in affecting change.
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Addams explains how educational background, economic situations, and family predicaments have an impact on juvenile crime; and she argues for special treatment of the "juvenile adult." The article was published in October 1913.
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Addams explains the evils of unpaid prison labor. This is the fourth article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and a woman's role to affect change.
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Addams likens prison labor camps to slavery and discusses how unpaid prison labor impacts the families of the inmates.
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Addams defends the Progressive Party plank that calls for the salaries earned by prisoners to be sent to support their dependent families.
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Addams described the Progressive Party's support for the dependents of prisoners, by allowing wages they earn in prison to be sent to their families. It also supports calls for social insurance that would protect the poor in case of injury or old age. This is one of a series of articles prepared for the Central Press Association as part of the Progressive Party campaign in 1912.
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Addams writes Haldeman about her indexing work for Addams, sends news about her travels, and mentions Laura Addams' interest in the family farm at Cedarville.
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