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Addams tells a story to illustrate the danger of looking at the struggle for women's rights through rose-colored glasses.
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James sends Addams a descriptive and financial report of the campaign activities of the National American Woman Suffrage Association.
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In this commencement address, Addams discusses the changes in perception of women's intelligence and argues that the time is ripe for women's intelligence to hold sway. The speech was later published in the Bryn Mawr Alumnae Quarterly.
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Hoffman thanks Addams for her work for the Progressive Party and woman suffrage.
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Matheny informs Addams about the Progressive legislation agenda and suffrage in West Virginia and asks her to be a part of it all.
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Coman tells Addams about her work at a school in Spain and asks if she can raise $100 for a series of lectures there.
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In the final installment of "Why Women Should Vote," Addams highlights why women need the ballot and argues that woman suffrage is centuries overdue and necessary for women to protect themselves.
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In this first installment of "Why Women Should Vote," Addams argues that antiquated notions of being a "lady" work against the woman suffrage movement.
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Addams gave this lecture at least two times; once at the February 2 meeting of the New York City Women's Political Union, and again on February 14 at the Boston School Voters' League. In the lecture, she discusses the philosophical relationship between women and the State and argues for the value of women in government, leading to the importance of woman suffrage.
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Addams warns independent women against men who will try to take advantage of them in matters of money.
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Addams warns independent women against men who will try to take advantage of them in matters of money. This is a reprint of an article first published in 1907.
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Addams speaks about women reformers' duty to treat the unfortunate with compassion and not contempt.
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Newspaper summary of Addams' speech to the Philadelphia Branch of the Association of Collegiate Alumnae, in which she argues that housewives are not Progressive thinkers.
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Opdyke asks Addams to find someone in the psychology department at the University of Chicago to counter an article written by Professor Hugo M√ľnsterberg that claimed women were not fit for jury duty because they are stubborn and will not listen to arguments.
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Addams argues for women to have the vote in order that they may continue to perform their duties to family and to home in the modern world, where responsibilities, like feeding their children and keeping them safe, are no long directly within their control.
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Woman's Journal summary of Addams' Mount Holyoke commencement speech covering women's empowerment, college training and morality. The speech was given on June 19, and published on June 29, 1907.
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Cowperthwait writes Addams about her book A New Conscience and an Ancient Evil and explains his experiments and ideas on sex.
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Addams compliments Lindsey on his work in pushing suffrage as a national issue.
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Addams argues that it is time for women to work in groups and advocate for causes that are important to them, like peace. Addams gave this address at the Second National Peace Congress in Chicago on April 27, 1909. This version was published in the proceedings.
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La Follette writes Dennett about her reasoning for going off the board of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, recommends a successor, and shares some political opinions.
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After reading Addams' article in McClure's Magazine, the unknown correspondent shares some of her own ideas about women in Panama and the Canal Zone.
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Roosevelt compliments Addams' article in McClure's, which argues that woman's suffrage will lift up women from vice. But he also offers a caution that women's suffrage could fail to impart real change as suffrage failed to impart real change for African Americans in the South.
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Whitney asks Addams to write an article about the "problem of the growing girl."
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Thomas lays out a series of lectures for Addams during a visit to Pennsylvania and Boston in March 1908 and asks Addams to consider taking on an additional lecture.
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Charles K. Gibson's poem argues for women's rights and public activities.
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Gannett writes Addams to praise her book and entice her to attend the National Women's Suffrage Association meeting in February.
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Addams explains the distribution of a circular with regards to protection to working women.
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