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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.
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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 asA New Conscience and an Ancient Evilin 1912.
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Kelly wishes to republish Addams article "The Church and the Social Evil," but he wants to verify a citation about St. Augustine first.
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Addams reviews the research and papers of her colleagues on the topics of immigration, employment, and education at the National Charities and Correction meeting.
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Behrend writes Addams for advice about a young woman whose character is in danger due to blackmail and sends a $50 donation.
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Corn offers Addams his argument for the sterilization of sex offenders as the only way to curb vice and prostitution.
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Addams writes Marsh about sending a manuscript, A New Conscience and an Ancient Evil, and asks him to consider its publication as a book.
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Sheldon writes Addams about meeting with her at Hull-House to discuss her work on an article about prostitution.
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Youngman criticizes Addams' argument that women working in factories are underpaid and, thus, more likely to become prostitutes.
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Duncan tells the story of the proprietor of a brothel, whom he has convinced to get out of the prostitution business, and asks Addams to help her.
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The writer praises Addams' article in McClure's Magazine and adds thatwaitresses and department store clerks are also subject to the temptations faced by the women Addams mentions.
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After reading Addams' latest article in McClure's Magazine, Cox writes to discuss his experiences preventing women from falling into or remaining in prostitution.
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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.
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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.
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Hackett praises Addams' article inMcClure's Magazine.
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Chany writes in praise of Addams' article in McClure's Magazineand offers some of her own ideas about women and "social evils."
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Welsh praises Addams' article on white slavery in McClure's Magazine and hopes it will start a discussion on the topic.
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Nelson compliments Addams' article in McClure's Magazine and encloses a donation to help suppress prostitution.
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Tower asks Addams to write an article about the working conditions of female servants for Good Housekeeping.
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