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An eight-page pamphlet summarizing Roosevelt's political record on labor.
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Addams comments on the minimum wage for women while in New York, arguing that women workers in Chicago should earn between $8-10.
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Addams' speaks on the impact of poverty at the National Federation of Settlements in Valencia, PA.
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Addams argues for a minimum wage for female workers. This is the third article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and women's role in affecting change.
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Addams provides the foreword for a report on the status of working girls, made by the National Federation of Settlements.
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Addams discusses working conditions for women and advocates for a minimum wage for female workers.
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Addams argues for the implementation of a minimum wage for female workers.
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The Houston Post summarizes Addams' statesments on the need for public recreation for girls.
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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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An outline listing the Committee on Industrial Relations' steps to creating a safe and healthy workplace.
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Addams lays out the Progressive Party's pledge to working women--the prohibition of night work, the institution of the eight-hour day, and a minimum wage in sweated industry. This is one of a series of articles she prepared for the Central Press Association for the Progressive Party campaign in 1912.
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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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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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An excerpt from Addams' March 22 speech at Faneuil Hall to the Boston Equal Suffrage Association and the Women's Trade Union League on the changes in women's work brought about by factory work.
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Addams describes the poverty of the Hull-House neighborhood in the early days of her work there. She discusses the lack of security and loneliness of the elderly, as well as child labor.
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Newspaper report of Addams' address to the South Side Woman's Club, dealing with how women can cope with the lack of servants by using prepared foods. The article was published under different headlines in multiple newspapers.
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A newspaper report that includes an excerpt from Addams' talk to the Hull-House Woman's Club on the object and history of the Women's Trade Union League.
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Kellor writes Addams about the Progressive Service organization and apologies for cancelling yet another visit to Chicago.
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The article attempts to debunk some common misconceptions regarding prostitution.
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Prosser asks Addams for advice in selecting a woman to work for the National Society for the Promotion of Industrial Education.
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Addams asks Hunter to consider a request for recommendations to fill a position at the National Society for the Promotion of Industrial Education.
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Kellor suggests to Bok that she should write an article about the Progressive Party platform aimed at housewives.
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Bok describes possible articles Addams can write for the Ladies' Home Journal.
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Bok suggests that Addams use pamphlets of Louise DeKoven Bowen to fill her Ladies Home Journal columns while she is away in Egypt.
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Redington praises Addams' recent magazine articles, sends a donation, and tells her about his factory in which he employs women.
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Excerpts from Addams' speech discussing conditions for individual women workers who seek to improve wages and working conditions.
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Weidenfeld praises Addams' McClure's Magazine articles and shares his beliefs on the labor issues of women and the morality issues facing women, men, and children.
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Youngman criticizes Addams' argument that women working in factories are underpaid and, thus, more likely to become prostitutes.
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Duncan tells the story of the proprietor of a brothel, whom he has convinced to get out of the prostitution business, and asks Addams to help her.
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