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In 1894, Addams gave a speech to the Chicago Woman's Club and the Twentieth Century Club about the Pullman strike. The speech was not published until 18 years later, in the November 1912 Survey. In it, she draws comparisons between the key players in the strike, particularly George Pullman, and Shakespeare's dysfunctional royal family.
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Addams discusses the impact of woman suffrage on India, Burma, Japan, and China.
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A compilation of Addams' writings on reducing child labor, and increasing playgrounds and education for working-class children.
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Addams spoke to the City Club about the unemployment crisis, explaining the role of Hull-House in providing space for public debate on the issue.
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Addams discusses the abuses of the Hull-House day nursery program by lazy parents.
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Addams discusses the exploitation of prison labor and its effects on inmates' families.
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Addams discusses the economic, social, and human toll of unemployment and suggests some creative solutions being employed in England.
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Addams describes the poverty of the Hull-House neighborhood in the early days of her work there. She discusses the lack of security and loneliness of the elderly, as well as child labor.
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Harris asks Addams's advice about creating a series of lectures on vice and its causes.
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A 28-page illustrated pamphlet outlining the work and social conditions of newsboys and newsgirls, based on a two-day intensive investigation. In it the Committee proposes revisions in child labor laws to curb the worst excesses.
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An extract of Addams' discussion of day nurseries, and their impact on poor families.
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Addams argues that it is the responsibility of a democracy to care about the social needs of its citizens.
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On behalf of the U.S. Secretary of Labor, Malone invites Addams to serve on the Committee on Organization of the Congress on Social Insurance.
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DeGroot writes Addams about his resignation from the South Park Systems.
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Weidenfeld praises Addams' McClure's Magazine articles and shares his beliefs on the labor issues of women and the morality issues facing women, men, and children.
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Laidlaw writes Addams about the upcoming trial of the men who attacked Rose Livingston in Chinatown in New York and the lies being spread about her.
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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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Addams co-wrote the Hull-House entry in The New Encyclopedia of Social Reform, covering its history and accomplishments.
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Bardoux compliments Addams on her work at Hull House and in Chicago and wants her advice on starting a settlement house in France.
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West asks Addams to write an article about the plight of widows for the magazine, The Delineator.
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Addams discusses the labor situation in Chicago and argues that the Progressive Party will support the work of trade unions.
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Addams writes to the members of the General Federation of Women's Clubs regarding the organization's work with child labor and the letter
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Addams encloses papers (not found) regarding a Greek baby.
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Addams discusses the economic, social, and human toll of unemployment and offers some creative solutions to the problem being employed in England. This is the ninth article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and women's roles in affecting change.
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Chamberlain tells Addams he feels that the Progressive Party should not yet take a firm stance on sickness insurance.
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Addams' speaks to the Consumer's League about the dangers of sweat shops and child labor.
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Responding to Addams' latest article in McClure's Magazine, Jones discusses the role of drugs in white slavery.
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Addams explains the evils of unpaid prison labor. This is the fourth article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and a woman's role to affect change.
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Addams defends her involvement in partisan politics and argues that philanthropy and politics must often be partners in charting a better future for families and for communities. This is the first article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and a woman's roles in affecting change.

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