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  • Subject is exactly "working conditions"
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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 per day.
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The Houston Postsummarizes Addams' statesments on the need for public recreation for girls.
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Addams gives arguments for woman's suffrage, stressing that working class need it to be able to control some aspects of their lives.
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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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Addams offers a strong indictment against old fashioned religious education and argues that the church, in order to encourage modern youth to see the validity of religion, must engage the realities and distractions of urban life.
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In this speech at the National Conference of Charities and Correction in Boston, Addams calls on educators and social workers to demand useful education for children so that they are better prepared for a life in industry.
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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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At the Sixth International Congress on Tuberculosis in Washington, D.C., Addams and Hamilton discuss "Economic Aspects of Tuberculosis" and why people living in poverty are more susceptible to the disease.
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Addams scores a plan by manufacturers to form an educational institution.
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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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Addams discusses the role that education plays in the life of the workingman. This article is an excerpt from Democracy and Social Ethics.
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Letter welcoming people to join the American Association for Labor Legislation for a small fee.
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Tower asks Addams to write an article about the working conditions of female servants for Good Housekeeping.
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For the American Association for Labor Legislation Andrews requests a donation from Nestor to the cause of eliminating industrial diseases.
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The American Association for Labor Legislation prepared this form letter to gather support in Illinois for limiting work for women to 60 hours per week.
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Straus declines Addams' request to participate on the Committee on Immigrants of the National Conference of Charities and Correction because of his position as Secretary of Commerce and Labor.
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The text of a bill authorizing the Secretary of Commerce and Labor to investigate and report upon the industrial, social, moral, educational, and physical conditions of women and child workers in the United States.
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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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Breckinridge returns some materials about the lobbying for an investigation of working conditions for women and discusses the status of the work.
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Neill offers Addams advice and assistance in securing an investigation of the condition of women workers.
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Addams' second of two lectures on the topic of "Newer Ideals of Peace," this one about the impact of labor and trade on international relations.
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