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Addam's notes for a tribute to Alzina Parsons Stevens, the president of Hull-House's Woman's Club.
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Addams discusses the challenges facing college women, including the habit of self-preparation, a tendency to make an exception of herself, and the danger that study without action makes a person timid and irresolute. She argues that there is a need to do and to do for others without concern for one's own reputation that makes for good Christian work.
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A draft of Addams' article about the challenges facing college women who want to contribute to society.
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Addams discusses the challenges facing college women who want to contribute to society.
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Ely writes Addams expressing his hope that reading circles at women's clubs will adopt Democracy and Social Ethics, and he seeks her advice on how to further promote the book.
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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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Newspaper summary of Addams' speech to the Philadelphia Branch of the Association of Collegiate Alumnae, in which she argues that housewives are not Progressive thinkers.
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Newspaper summary of Addams' speech to the Philadelphia Branch of the Association of Collegiate Alumnae, in which she argues that women's leisure time has changed.
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Addams' comments to striking girls about working conditions and labor organization. The strike, against the International Harvester Company, Deering Division, resulting in the shut down of the plant, putting 6,000 out of work. This is a portion of a longer article on the strike.
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Addams discusses the condition of domestic servants with regard to introducing new industries in the home, the move for shorter hours, and collective housekeeping.
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Addams speaks about women reformers' duty to treat the unfortunate with compassion and not contempt.
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Newspaper report of Addams' address to the South Side Woman's Club, dealing with how women can cope with the lack of servants by using prepared foods. The article was published under different headlines in multiple newspapers.
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A newspaper report that includes an excerpt from Addams' talk to the Hull-House Woman's Club on the object and history of the Women's Trade Union League.
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Addams discussed women's role in the peace movement at the Universal Peace Conference in Boston.
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Excerpts from Addams' speech discussing conditions for individual women workers who seek to improve wages and working conditions.
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At the inaugural conference of the Women's Trade Union League, held at the Berkeley Lyceum in New York, Addams argues that women workers should unionize to improve working conditions.
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In a speech before the Chicago Women's Association. Addams complains that college women are disinclined toward philanthropy.
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Gresham congratulates Addams on the increase in women on the Board of Education and predicts they will get much accomplished.
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North discusses the availability of data on woman and child labor held by the Census Bureau and their efforts to compile it.
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Neill offers Addams advice and assistance in securing an investigation of the condition of women workers.
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Neill updates Breckinridge about the status of getting funding for the women's labor study, suggesting that Addams should testify before the Congressional Committee.
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Neill telegrams Breckinridge that he thinks it best to secure an appropriation for a study on women workers before created a detailed plan.
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Tawney confirms that he will consider a study of women's labor and appropriation authorization is approved.
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Allison offers to help with passing an appropriation for a study on women and labor, but notes that it must come from Charles McNeill at the Department of Commerce and Labor.
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Lodge agrees to assist Breckinridge with her study of women's labor.
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Breckinridge returns some materials about the lobbying for an investigation of working conditions for women and discusses the status of the work.
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The text of a bill authorizing the Secretary of Commerce and Labor to investigate and report upon the industrial, social, moral, educational, and physical conditions of women and child workers in the United States.
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Addams discusses the prevalence of wife desertion among Jewish and Italian men in the Hull-House neighborhood.
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Addams offers reasons in support of woman suffrage.

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