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Shaw writes Addams about the papers to be read at the municipal government conference.
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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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Addams discusses the history of suffrage and argues that women in modern, urban societies need the vote.
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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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Neill offers Addams advice and assistance in securing an investigation of the condition of women workers.
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Neill updates Breckinridge about the status of getting funding for the women's labor study, suggesting that Addams should testify before the Congressional Committee.
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Neill telegrams Breckinridge that he thinks it best to secure an appropriation for a study on women workers before created a detailed plan.
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Tawney confirms that he will consider a study of women's labor and appropriation authorization is approved.
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Allison offers to help with passing an appropriation for a study on women and labor, but notes that it must come from Charles McNeill at the Department of Commerce and Labor.
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Lodge agrees to assist Breckinridge with her study of women's labor.
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Breckinridge returns some materials about the lobbying for an investigation of working conditions for women and discusses the status of the work.
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Addams argues that government services let down the poor and the immigrants. This is a shortened version of the "Problems of Municipal Administration,"
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Addams discusses the experiences of Chicago probation officers and the profession of civil service.
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The text of a bill authorizing the Secretary of Commerce and Labor to investigate and report upon the industrial, social, moral, educational, and physical conditions of women and child workers in the United States.
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Addams discusses the shift from industrialism to humanism.
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Description of the November 26, 1906 City Council meeting on the question of widening Halsted Street, which ended in a draw.
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Addams' speech before the National Child Labor Committee in Cincinnati calls for government regulations to protect women and children.
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Addams discusses the responsibility of the State for the public health and sanitation and child labor.
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Newspaper report of a leaflet Addams and others produced in opposition to the enlargement of the U.S. Navy.
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Addams testifies on the lack of statistics available to adequately analyze the welfare of children in Chicago and argues that a bureau could collect and disseminate such data.
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Addams talks about the settlement as a bulwark against anti-immigrant persecution, using examples of Russian anarchists.
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Addams led a contingent to oppose efforts to exclude child actors from child labor laws. She testified before the State Senate committee considering the bill, along with Will J. Davis (speaking for the bill), Mrs. Coonley-Ward, Mrs. A. T. Aldrich, Margaret Halsey, and Anna Nichols.
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Davies sends Freund some data regarding factory inspector budgets, manpower, and numbers of inspections from 1893 to 1910.
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Addams' testimony before an Illinois State Senate committee as the leader of a contingent to oppose legislation in Illinois that would exempt child actors from the state's 1903 Child Labor Law.
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Addams and a number of other leaders petition President Taft to open a commision to study the conditions of labor, its relation to the government, the cost of strikes, and trade unions.
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Addams expounds upon the role of religious education in keeping youth from vice and examines the difficult standards to which young women are held. This is the third in a five-part series, which would ultimately be published as A New Conscience and an Ancient Evil later in the year.
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In this speech given at the Auditorium Theater, under the auspices of the Hamilton Club, Addams argues for a system of international arbitration to avoid war.
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An excerpt from Addams's remarks at a January 12 City Club Housewarming, focused on Civic Associations' Night, where she discusses how civic associations can be bridges to connect diverse communities.
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Addams discusses the weakness of civil service as a force for humanitarianism, detailing the shortcomings of the public takeover of efforts that were previously in the domain of private individuals and charities.

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