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.
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.
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.