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Hamlin reports on a miner's strike near Saint Paul, describing police brutality against the miners.
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In this address, delivered for the Merrick Lectures, 1907-8, Addams describes the difficulty immigrant women face as they try to assimilate into American life.
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In this address, delivered for the Merrick Lectures, Addams speaks about the difficulty of assimilation into American life for immigrant women.
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Addams gave this lecture at least two times; once at the February 2 meeting of the New York City Women's Political Union, and again on February 14 at the Boston School Voters' League. In the lecture, she discusses the philosophical relationship between women and the State and argues for the value of women in government, leading to the importance of woman suffrage. She may have also delivered a version of this lecture in Chicago on Dec. 8, 1910, to the Fortnightly Club.
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Holaday invites Addams to present her arguments on State Senate Bill 233, which threatens to exempt child actors from the 1903 Illinois Child Labor Law.
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Lewis writes Addams about the agenda of the upcoming meeting of the Legislative Reference Committee of the Progressive National Service.
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Addams wrote Rosenwald requesting him to donate additional funds to the National Child Labor Committee but Graves would like additional financial information on the Committee before he recommends that Rosenwald make a larger donation.
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Graves informs Addams that Rosenwald will be donating $500 to the National Child Labor Committee.
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Addams summarizes Woodrow Wilson's achievements and argues that social workers support his reelection.
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Addams, discussing the main reasons for why child labor is wrong, how it came to be, and who can be blamed for it.
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Addams advocates for the education of young children alongside Young in the form of vocational training.
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Runyan asks Addams for advice about raising American awareness on issues in Asia.
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Lawson responds to Addams letter about Albert G. Beaunisne's reaction to the newsboy legislation and encourages her to provide documentation to Beaunisne.
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Downey telegrams Addams on the impact of licensing laws on newsboys on circulation.
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An eight-page pamphlet summarizing Roosevelt's political record on labor.
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An excerpt from Addams' book The Spirit of Youth and the City Streets. Addams explains how the mundane life of factory work on a young worker pushes them towards vices.
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Lyrics to "The Jane Addams Hymn," also entitled "The Song of the Child-Slaves."
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Lyrics and music to "The Jane Addams Hymn," also entitled "The Song of the Child-Slaves." The song was performed by the Jane Addams Chorus.
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Addams exhorts members of the Chicago Political Equality League to work against child labor and towards educating the poor.
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Addams discusses how child labor laws in Illinois have impacted children's access to education and the dangers of weakening it. This is a reprint of a speech given on December 16, 1905 at the Annual Meeting of the National Child Labor Committee
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Addams argues that opponents of child labor should promote the positive results of ending child labor on children and society. The speech opened the Tenth Annual Conference on Child Labor in New Orleans.
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Addams addresses the attendees in the opening speech for the start of the Tenth Annual Conference on Child Labor in New Orleans.
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Addams details the many reasons why it is important that women be given the right to vote, and of how the suffrage movement is not just found in Western nations, but globally.
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Addams delivered this address at the Illinois Conference on Charities on October 24, 1905, discussing the lack of interest in learning about recent immigrants and working with them.
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Addams argues for the establishment of a federal bureau for the protection of children, especially regarding the issues of child labor and education. This is a published version of Addams's speech to the National Child Labor Committee meeting in January 1909.

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