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At a meeting of the education department of the Chicago Woman's Club, Addams encourages the use of school health care workers and censuses.
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Addams offers Heymann accomodations in Chicago and lecture possibilities. She notes that she keeps a strict division between the work of the Women's International League for Peace in the United States and abroad.
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Addams speaks about the benefits of public parks to the community. The remarks were published on July 2, 1908.
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Addams' 1894 talk on the Pullman strike was only published in 1912 in the Survey. She analyzes the strike, drawing comparisons between George Pullman and his workers, and Shakespeare's King Lear and Cordelia.

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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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Newspaper excerpt of Addams' speech at the Ethical Culture Society, criticizing the buildup of armaments.
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A shortened version of Addams's commencement speech at Rockford College. It was published on July 12, 1922.
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Addams offers a commencement speech at Rockford College's 75th anniversary, telling of its history.
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Addams offers a commencement speech at Rockford College's 75th anniversary, telling of its history.
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Bose invites Addams to tea and provides details of Addams's lecture.
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James writes Addams about activities of the suffrage movement in Wisconsin.
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James writes Addams about the possibility of adding additional speaking engagements in Wisconsin.
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James writes Addams about the Progressive campaign in Wisconsin and the political culture there.
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James confirms that Addams is speaking in Wisconsin on woman suffrage and not on Progressive Party politics.
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Schwartz asks for Addams's opinion on her plan to give lectures about her father, Maarten Maartens, in the United States.
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Addams's speech on her return from Europe detailed the work of the International Congress of Women and her ideas on peace.
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Addams spoke at a meeting of Chicago Russians to hear Madame Katherine Breshkovsky speak on Russian freedom.
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Addams spoke at a memorial meeting for Iroquois Theater fire victims, organized by the Chicago Teacher's Federation, about the dangers of overlooking violations in fear of being seen as bad people.
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Addams discusses her work with the International Congress of Women, the delegations to European leaders, and her views on the need for peace. The event was held at the Chicago Auditorium and attended by both peace activists and the general public, and chaired by Charles L. Hutchinson.
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Addams discusses the goals of the Woman's Peace Party and hopes that a Conference of Neutral Nations will begin negotiations to end the war. The speech was given at the first annual meeting of the Woman's Peace Party.
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Addams discusses the role that settlements play in improving the conditions of the poor. Only the portion of the article with Addams remarks has been included.
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Addams discusses the role of class relations in the settlement movement. Only Addams' portion of the article was included.

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