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  • Subject is exactly "working conditions"
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Lindsay writes to the members of the Committee on Industrial Relations with news about a delegation to meet with President Taft.
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Hitchcock writes Addams for advice on how to encourage women to shop earlier for a certain season so that clothing factories would not have so much pressure on them later in the season.
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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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Addams discusses challenges to social and industrial justice and how the Progressive Party program will help address them. Addams gave the speech at a Progressive rally held at the Lyric Theater.
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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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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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New York Times editorial about the American Association for Labor Legislation's drafted "cleanliness" bill.
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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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The Houston Post summarizes Addams' statesments on the need for public recreation for girls.
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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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Addams discusses the labor situation in Chicago and argues that the Progressive Party will support the work of trade unions. This is one of a series of articles she prepared for the Central Press Association as part of the Progressive Party campaign in 1912.
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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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Addams reports on the Progressive Party Convention, discussing how items were added to its platform, particularly labor and military planks, and her dismay about the conventions unjust treatment of African-Americans. This is one of a series of articles she prepared as part of the Progressive Party campaign in 1912.
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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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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 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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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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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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Kearns sends Addams a copy of a communication with John B. Andrews.
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Addams discusses how philanthropic activities become political activities, citing instances from her own work in Chicago.
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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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