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A mail-in questionnaire asking Illinois voters about their interests and seeking volunteers.
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An eight-page pamphlet summarizing Roosevelt's political record on labor.
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Addams details the many reasons why it is important that women be given the right to vote, and of how the suffrage movement is not just found in Western nations, but globally.
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Addams discusses how older women can contribute to society in beneficial ways by providing examples. The article was published in the Ladies' Home Journal.
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Addams's galley proof for the preface to Safeguards for City Youth at Work and at Play, praising the book and explaining why it should be consulted concerning matters of child welfare.
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A preface by Addams for a book by Bowen, Civic Protection for Young People, explaining the importance the book it is written for, why it should be read and listened to concerning matters addressed in it.
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Addams expresses why the time is now that women should be able to vote, with in regards to the social power women have which can be used for political power.
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Addams, discussing the main reasons for why child labor is wrong, how it came to be, and who can be blamed for it.
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Addams argues that opponents of child labor should promote the positive results of ending child labor on children and society. The speech opened the Tenth Annual Conference on Child Labor in New Orleans.
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Addams addresses the attendees in the opening speech for the start of the Tenth Annual Conference on Child Labor in New Orleans.
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Addams advocates for the education of young children alongside Young in the form of vocational training.
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A newspaper report of Addams's speech to the Milwaukee branch of the Wisconsin Woman Suffrage Association, which  uses humor to render the male arguments against woman suffrage absurd. A version of this speech was later published in the Ladies' Home Journal.
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In a report on her testimony before the Illinois Senate Judiciary committee, Addams argues that life on the stages poses dangers to child actors.
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Addams argues that the improvement of education for children starts with the improvement of their work conditions and environment and that a national effort is necessary so that every child is protected. This is the second 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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An essay collected from Addams' writings on children, child labor, and recreational opportunities in the city.
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Addams explains the Progressive Party's approach to child labor and legislation.
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Addams argues that the improvement of education for children starts with the improvement of their work conditions and environment and that a national effort is necessary so that every child is protected.
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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 holds that charitable work enables a better understanding of the poor, at a meeting of the Illinois Board of Charities and the Men's Club of the Fourth Presbyterian Church.
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An excerpt from a letter by Addams, Lillian Wald and Mary McDowell to labor unions, seeking an investigation of working conditions for women and children.
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At the Saints Peter and Paul Episcopal Church, Addams argues against child labor.
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Addams testifies that the system of child labor destroys genius, and how work on the stage damages children.
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Speaking at a child labor symposium sponsored by the Ethical Culture Society in Philadelphia, Addams discusses the sentimental and business arguments for protecting child workers.
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Speaking to the Society for Ethical Culture in Philadelphia, Addams argues that child labor is dangerous to the development of children's character and bodies.
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Short quote from Addams' speech in Milwaukee on child labor argues that industry wears out children in a heartless way.
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