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Addams discusses the association in the public eye between settlements and immigrants and when immigrants are involved in high profile crimes, settlements are accused of supporting anarchism. Addams defends the role of the settlement as the bridge…
A New Conscience and an Ancient Evil, Chapter II: Economic Pressure and Its Inevitable Results, December 1911
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.
Arguing that white slavery requires an organized movement to defeat it, Addams provides examples from cases in Chicago. This is the first in a five-part series, which would ultimately be published asA New Conscience and an Ancient Evilin 1912.
An excerpt from Addams' address to the National American Woman Suffrage Association, on October 21, 1911, in Louisville, Kentucky, arguing that the desire for woman suffrage comes from women's desires for better social conditions.
Addams describes the poverty of the Hull-House neighborhood in the early days of her work there. She discusses the lack of security and loneliness of the elderly, as well as child labor.
Addams writes about finding a location for her settlement and the early days of settling into the neighborhood and developing the ideas for their work.This is the third of six articles excerpted from Twenty Years at Hull-House.
Jordan invites Addams to write an article for the all-women's addition of Harper's Bazar.
Addams' autobiographical account of her education at Rockford College and her travels in Europe.This is the second of six articles excerpted from Twenty Years at Hull-House.
Addams scores a plan by manufacturers to form an educational institution.