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An excerpt from Addams' March 22 speech at Faneuil Hall to the Boston Equal Suffrage Association and the Women's Trade Union League on the changes in women's work brought about by factory work.
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At the Sixth International Congress on Tuberculosis in Washington, D.C., Addams and Hamilton discuss "Economic Aspects of Tuberculosis" and why people living in poverty are more susceptible to the disease.
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Freeman writes Landsberg a lengthy story about how he ended up in jail.
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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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Kearns sends Addams a copy of a communication with John B. Andrews.
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Flannagan expresses support for the work of the American Association for Labor Legislation.
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Pinchot clarifies his ideas about the Progressive Party's agenda going forward.
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The American Association for Labor Legislation seeks support of time and money to conduct its work.
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Addams scores a plan by manufacturers to form an educational institution.
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New York Times editorial about the American Association for Labor Legislation's drafted "cleanliness" bill.
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Addams asks Blaine to support Edith Wyatt's efforts to appoint a better stockyard inspector.
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Bok suggests that Addams use pamphlets of Louise DeKoven Bowen to fill her Ladies Home Journal columns while she is away in Egypt.
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Lindsay writes to the members of the Committee on Industrial Relations with news about a delegation to meet with President Taft.
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Redington praises Addams' recent magazine articles, sends a donation, and tells her about his factory in which he employs women.
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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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Addams discusses the role that education plays in the life of the workingman. This article is an excerpt from Democracy and Social Ethics.
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Letter welcoming people to join the American Association for Labor Legislation for a small fee.
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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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The American Association for Labor Legislation prepared this form letter to gather support in Illinois for limiting work for women to 60 hours per week.
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Straus declines Addams' request to participate on the Committee on Immigrants of the National Conference of Charities and Correction because of his position as Secretary of Commerce and Labor.
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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 writes Bok that since her article was published in the Ladies' Home Journal, she has received complaints from labor friends about conditions at the Curtis Publishing Company, which publishes the magazine.
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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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Neill offers Addams advice and assistance in securing an investigation of the condition of women workers.
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Addams's second of two lectures on the topic of "Newer Ideals of Peace," this one about the impact of labor and trade on international relations.