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Wheeler sends Addams a letter from Harry Selfridge and writes about going to Philadelphia.
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McCormick writes Addams about a chapter of her book, Democracy and Social Eithics, and detailing how he plans to use the concept on his ranch.
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Addams comments about child labor, pointing out the difference between the educational opportunities child workers had a generation ago versus those working in factories in 1903.
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Addams' speaks to the Consumer's League about the dangers of sweat shops and child labor.
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Addams finds the causes for breakdowns in municipal administration in eighteenth century idealism that foundered against nineteenth century increases in population, industry and commerce. This speech was originally given on September 25, 1904 at the International Congress of Arts and Sciences in St. Louis, MO.
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Credit statement from The Macmillan Company to Addams for her book.
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Addams finds the causes for breakdowns in municipal administration in eighteenth century idealism that foundered against nineteenth century increases in population, industry and commerce. The speech was originally given on September 25, 1904 at the International Congress of Arts and Sciences in St. Louis, MO.
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Addams asks Johnston for help in finding Hulbert a job in Chicago.
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The Macmillan Company issues a credit statement to Addams for her book.
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The Macmillan Company issues a credit statement to Addams for her book.
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The Macmillan Company details how many copies of Democracy and Social Ethics sold in various cities and countries.
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Culver apologizes to Addams for the misinterpretation of a previous legal letter.
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Expense report detailing specific items and services and their costs for the Municipal Museum with handwritten notes in margins.
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List of people to receive copies of Newer Ideals of Peace.
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Addams writes Haldeman about financial concerns and the Corn Exchange Bank.
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Addams was one of six people who commented on John R. Commons' paper at the American Sociological Society meeting in Madison, Wisconsin, in December 1907. Addams' comments were published in the proceedings.
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Addams warns independent women against men who will try to take advantage of them in matters of money. This is a reprint of an article first published in 1907.
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An excerpt from Addams's 1897 speech to the National Educational Association on the indoctrination of children into industry.
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Addams warns independent women against men who will try to take advantage of them in matters of money.
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Lindsey thanks Addams for her opinion on the Boy Scouts and shares his trouble in convincing some people of the organization's value.
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Reed praises Addams for her new series of articles in McClure's Magazine and vents his frustration with the business class and their lack of care for the working class.
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This article argues that women and the factories that manufacture their clothes should understand each other better.
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White introduces George Matthew Adams to Addams, who hopes to publish a series of columns for women for his newspaper service.
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Pear Real Estate writes Addams about some real estate available for sale.
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Addams' 1894 talk on the Pullman strike was only published in 1912 in the Survey. She analyzes the strike, drawing comparisons between George Pullman and his workers, and Shakespeare's King Lear and Cordelia.

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In 1894, Addams gave a speech to the Chicago Woman's Club and the Twentieth Century Club about the Pullman strike. The speech was not published until 18 years later, in the November 1912 Survey. In it, she draws comparisons between the key players in the strike, particularly George Pullman, and Shakespeare's dysfunctional royal family.
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Johnson writes Addams about land for sale on which to develop a camp for boys.
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Shriver offers Addams land for sale for the development of a boys camp.

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