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An eight-page pamphlet summarizing Roosevelt's political record on labor.
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Addams seeks Washington's aid in a campaign for labor regulations.
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Jones proposes a joint resolution (at the request of Herman Rettig) to the 63rd Congress which, if accepted, would result in an amendment to the Constitution allowing representatives to be apportioned to the people on a vocational basis.
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Addams seeks Senator Sutherland's support for the establishment of a Federal Children's Bureau, arguing that it would allow the gathering of information currently not possible.
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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 questions the process of how pension funds are being distributed to needing families and how it needs to be handled better while criticizing the city of Chicago's government for not doing enough to help the poor.
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Addams questions the process of how pension funds are being distributed to needing families and how it needs to be handled better while criticizing the city of Chicago's government for not doing enough to help the poor.
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Testimony of Addams and Anna Shaw before a Congressional Committee on Rules regarding woman's suffrage.
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Addams' speaks on the impact of poverty at the National Federation of Settlements in Valencia, PA.
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Addams discusses the Funds to Parents Act, which provides charitable support for impoverished children.
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Addams argues for a minimum wage for female workers. This is the third article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and women's role in affecting change.
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Addams provides an argument against literacy tests for immigrants, proposed by the Burnett Bill recently pased by the U.S. House of Representatives.
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Addams discusses working conditions for women and advocates for a minimum wage for female workers.
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Addams explains the Progressive Party's approach to child labor and legislation.
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Addams argues for the implementation of a minimum wage for female workers.
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Addams reports on the Progressive Party Convention, discussing how items were added to its platform, particularly labor and military planks, and her dismay about the conventions unjust treatment of African-Americans. This is one of a series of articles she prepared as part of the Progressive Party campaign in 1912.
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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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Following up on a conversation with Addams, Sanville tells her about the situation women face in Pennsylvania and efforts to pass legislation protecting them from long work hours.
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Addams argues before a Congressional Committee that women should have voting rights because their humanitarian voices are needed for the betterment of society.
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Matheny informs Addams about the Progressive legislation agenda and suffrage in West Virginia and asks her to be a part of it all.
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Kellogg informs Kellor that Jane Addams has accepted three reports on Progressive Party legislative work, pending his approval, which he provides.
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Addams discusses traditional women's roles and how they correspond to a greater need for the involvement of woman in politics.
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Arguing that white slavery requires an organized movement to defeat it, Addams provides examples from cases in Chicago. This is the first in a five-part series, which would ultimately be published as A New Conscience and an Ancient Evil in 1912.
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A published version of Addams' lecture on March 12 at the National Child Labor Committee Conference in Birmingham, Alabama, in which she discussed child labor legislation in Illinois.
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A published version of Addams' lecture on March 11 at the National Child Labor Committee Conference in Birmingham, Alabama, in which she presents arguments against an exception to the 1903 Illinois Child Labor Law for child actors and offers some Tolstoyan allegory to buttress her arguments.
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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' lecture on March 12 at the National Child Labor Committee Conference in Birmingham, Alabama, in which she discusses child labor legislation in Illinois.
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