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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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Zueblin argues that a deliberate labor policy from the Progressive Party is the key to its survival.
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Addams speaks to the Traction Commission, representing the working people living in the 19th Ward and seeking a reduction of public transportation fares.
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Post informs Addams that the newspaper coverage of the Women's Trade Union League's decision to move their meetings from Bowen Hall at Hull-House to the Chicago Federation of Labor Hall was inaccurate and designed to cause hard feelings.
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Hollins proposes a daily international newspaper to counter what she sees as overt militarism and sensationalism in the media.
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Lindsey thanks Addams for her opinion on the Boy Scouts and shares his trouble in convincing some people of the organization's value.
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Legien tells Bohm about German workers' support for efforts to end the war.
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Hollins asks Addams to send her letter regarding an international labor newspaper to Henry Ford.
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Davies sends Freund some data regarding factory inspector budgets, manpower, and numbers of inspections from 1893 to 1910.
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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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Sharpe refuses to donate to the American Association for Labor Legislation because of its stance on non-union workers and because they disagrees with worker's compensation.
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Balch discusses the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom's donation for Russian Relief with Addams, and finalizes the speakers coming to the United States.
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An article about an upcoming conference of employers and employees centered on discussion of the eight-hour workday.
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Greene regrets that she is unable to provide a donation to support labor legislation, but she offers her time, instead.
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A discussion of efforts to block labor activists from traveling in England and making international connections with other labor groups.
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Abbott writes Addams to discuss the child labor amendment and current politics.
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Darling writes Addams about the status of her membership in the American Association for Labor Legislation.
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Prenter updates Balch on Women's International League for Peace and Freedom activities in Canada and discusses her rationale on peace and economic justice.
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Addams introduces the Chicago Industrial Exhibit's goals and content for publication in its Handbook.
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Osgood writes Addams offering to come to Chicago to help stir up enthusiasm for the local branch of the American Association for Labor Legislation.
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Osgood updates Addams about the creation of a New York branch of the American Association for Labor Legislation.
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Osgood writes Addams about plans for a meeting for the Chicago branch of the American Association for Labor Legislation.
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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 et al. ask Washington to join the American Association for Labor Legislation campaign.
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Addams seeks Washington's aid in a campaign for labor regulations.