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  • Subject is exactly "working conditions"
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Freeman writes Landsberg a lengthy story about how he ended up in jail.
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Addams describes her experiences at the Progressive Party Convention, discussing how items were added to its platform, particularly labor and military planks, and its appeal to labor and women.
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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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An outline for administrative provisions of labor law.
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An essay collected from Addams' writings on children, child labor, and recreational opportunities in the city.
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Addams discusses how philanthropic activities become political activities, citing instances from her own work in Chicago.
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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 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 offers a counter narrative to the idea that the U.S. government should limit immigration, arguing that immigrants provide benefits to society and are deserving of protections under the law.
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Addams asks Blaine to support Edith Wyatt's efforts to appoint a better stockyard inspector.
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The American Association for Labor Legislation seeks support of time and money to conduct its work.
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Kearns sends Addams a copy of a communication with John B. Andrews.
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Pinchot clarifies his ideas about the Progressive Party's agenda going forward.
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New York Times editorial about the American Association for Labor Legislation's drafted "cleanliness" bill.
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Flannagan expresses support for the work of the American Association for Labor Legislation.
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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 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 offers a counter narrative to the idea that the U.S. government should limit immigration, arguing that immigrants provide benefits to society and are deserving of protections under the law. This is the fifth 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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A compilation of Addams' writings on reducing child labor, and increasing playgrounds and education for working-class children.
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An excerpt from Addams' book The Spirit of Youth and the City Streets. Addams explains how the mundane life of factory work on a young worker pushes them towards vices.
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