Addams explores the economic plight of young women that often drives them to prostitution and white slavery. This is the second in a five-part series, which would ultimately be published as A New Conscience and an Ancient Evil in 1912.
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 asA New Conscience and an Ancient Evilin 1912.
Per a previous conversation with Addams, Seligman sends her contact information for three women he believes are doing the best work in Europe. He also suggests that Addams send each of them a copy of her November article in McClure's Magazine.
Bowerman congratulates Addams for tackling the difficult issue of white slavery in her series in McClure's Magazine, and he asks for her advice about literature librarians could provide to patrons to educate without offending them.