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Addams, et. al, ask Washington to join the campaign American Association for Labor Legislation.
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Addams seeks a lecture on the Poetry of Labor or the Poetry of Revolt for Hull-House.
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Addams comments on the minimum wage for women while in New York, arguing that women workers in Chicago should earn between $8-10 per day.
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Addams discusses the benefits of suffrage and how the vote will benefit immigrant women living in tenement houses. This lecture was made before the Ethical Culture Society at New Century Hall in Philadelphia on March 14, 1908 and published later.
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In a speech at Carnegie Music Hall, Addams discusses immigrants to America and the work ethic of Chicago immigrants.
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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…
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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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Addams describes her experiences at the Progressive Party Convention, discussing how items were added to its platform, particularly labor and military planks, and its appeal to labor and women.
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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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An outline listing the Committee on Industrial Relations' steps to creating a safe and healthy workplace.