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  • Subject is exactly "working conditions"
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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 essay collected from Addams' writings on children, child labor, and recreational opportunities in the city.
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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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Excerpts from Addams' speech discussing conditions for individual women workers who seek to improve wages and working conditions.
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An outline for administrative provisions of labor law.
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Pinchot clarifies his ideas about the Progressive Party's agenda going forward.
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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 argues for the implementation of a minimum wage for female workers.
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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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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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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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Freeman writes Landsberg a lengthy story about how he ended up in jail.
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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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The American Association for Labor Legislation seeks support of time and money to conduct its work.
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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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Addams discusses the labor situation in Chicago and argues that the Progressive Party will support the work of trade unions.
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Addams scores a plan by manufacturers to form an educational institution.
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Addams asks Blaine to support Edith Wyatt's efforts to appoint a better stockyard inspector.
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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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For the American Association for Labor Legislation Andrews requests a donation from Nestor to the cause of eliminating industrial diseases.
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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 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 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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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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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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Addams likens prison labor camps to slavery and discusses how unpaid prison labor impacts the families of the inmates.
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Addams discusses working conditions for women and advocates for a minimum wage for female workers.
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Flannagan expresses support for the work of the American Association for Labor Legislation.
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