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Karsten sends Webb debate materials and asks her to help fight to keep military training out of California schools.
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An eight-page pamphlet summarizing Roosevelt's political record on labor.
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Draper announces the formation of the Progressive Party's Legislative Bureau, its composition, and its duties.
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Karsten informs Meyer that she received his letter addressed to Addams, and expresses her hope that she will be forwarded copies of the hearing Meyer is attending before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
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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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Mackie advises Sharpless about how conscription worked in New Zealand and is concerned about efforts to start it in Pennsylvania.
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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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Addams endorse Woodrow Wilson in the 1916 election because of his track record of respect for providing individuals with opportunity.
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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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Newspaper report of an Addams' statement about the causes of violent labor actions being antiquated laws.
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Addams' speaks on the impact of poverty at the National Federation of Settlements in Pittsburgh.
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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.