In an interview with James Evan Crown, Addams discusses the impact that woman suffrage is having on society. Addams later denied having taken part in this interview, specifically her comments on the poor.
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.
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.