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An eight-page pamphlet summarizing Roosevelt's political record on labor.
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Roosevelt informs Allison of the passage of a law to investigate and report on the conditions of working women and children in America.
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Addams offers a history of movements for world courts and peace. The speech was given at the Palmer House in Chicago to the Women's Roosevelt Republican Club.
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Addams' speaks on the impact of poverty at the National Federation of Settlements in Pittsburgh.
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An excerpt from Addams' March 22 speech at Faneuil Hall to the Boston Equal Suffrage Association and the Women's Trade Union League on the changes in women's work brought about by factory work.
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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 argues for the establishment of a federal bureau for the protection of children, especially regarding the issues of child labor and education. This is a published version of Addams's speech to the National Child Labor Committee meeting in January 1909.
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The Children's Bureau argues for the passage of an amendment to the constitution to protect children.
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New York Times editorial about the American Association for Labor Legislation's drafted "cleanliness" bill.
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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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Addams testifies that the system of child labor destroys genius, and how work on the stage damages children.
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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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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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Addams argues that the House should pass the Susan B. Anthony Amendment that would grant women the right to vote.
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Newspaper report of an Addams' statement about the causes of violent labor actions being antiquated laws.
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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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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 makes a reasoned argument against a bill in the Illinois State Senate that would make child actors exmept from the provision of the 1903 Illinois Child Labor Law.
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Stockwell details the emergence of military training at state universities.
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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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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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An argument for the defeat of an Illinois bill that would loosen restrictions on child labor.