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  • Written by: Addams, Jane (1860-1935)
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Addams discusses the fear that if the Housemaid's union strikes, men will take their place permanently.
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Addams criticizes trade schools in an address to the Chicago Institute.
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Addams argues against Bicknell's claims that one of the top reasons that men desert their wives is due to poor cooking skills.
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Addams warns female students of their future after graduating from college.
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Addams invites Brownell to visit Hull-House and remarks on the popularity of Brownell's photograph of her.
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Addams disputes a claim that a settlement house based on Hull-House was to be established in Paris.
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Addams discusses the abuses of the Hull-House day nursery program by lazy parents.
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Addams argues that the proposed apprenticeship system needs to be remodeled before it will be effective.
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A summary of Addams' talk on Tolstoy and settlements, given at the First Unitarian Church in Minneapolis.
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Addams, Thomas, and Gunsaulus decry the proposal of H. H. Powers to exterminate the feeble-minded for the benefit of the strong.
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Taylor and Addams discuss the arrest of Abraham Isaak.
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Addams asks the Mayor for permission to see Abraham Isaak and other anarchists arrested in the wake of the McKinley assassination.
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Addams and Henrotin discuss the need to form a union for housewives at a meeting of the Chicago Workingwoman's Association.
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Women argue against setting a weekly salary of $2,50 because it was not sufficient to health and well-being.
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Addams discussed the role of schools in preparing children for life in a speech at the Ethical Society.
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Addams gives a statement clarifying her argument that diplomats are not the best people to negotiate the end of wars.
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Quotes from Addams' testimony before the Illinois Legislative Committee on Industrial Affairs on the health effects of child labor.
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An excerpt from Addams' Children's Day speech at the Free Synagogue at Carnegie Hall.
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Addams discussed the ills of child labor at a meeting of interested people in Chicago.
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Deknatel writes on Addams behalf, disputing an article which states that she is in favor of lynching African-Americans.
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Addams encourages college women at Wellesley to use their educations to improve the lives of immigrants.
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Addams speaks on changes going on in the trade unions that are weakening the movement. Helena Dudley discussed the work of Denison House in relation to Syrian immigrants.
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Addams tells Linn she has been released from the hospital and will convalesce in Nikko.
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Addams agrees with Terrell's objection to calling for the removal of black French troops in Germany and invites her to attend the local meeting where the issue is on the agenda.
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Addams sends advice to McDougald on the case of Leo Frank.
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Addams discusses the prospects of peace negotiation with the press after meeting with British diplomats.
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Addams gives an interview summarizing the diplomatic work done by the International Congress of Women delegates and heads of state. The comments are similar to reports of a talk she gave that night at the home of Lady Kate Courtney, in London.
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Addams discusses the success of the International Congress of Women and comments on the Lusitania sinking.
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Addams tells a reporter from the Manchester Guardian her impressions of the International Congress of Women. A short summary of her remarks at Kingsway hall is also included.
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