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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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Addams discusses the impact of woman suffrage on India, Burma, Japan, and China.
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Addams discusses the impact of woman suffrage on India, Burma, Japan, and China.
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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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The Woman's Peace Party outlines steps that peace activists can take once war is declared.
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Addams spoke to the City Club about the unemployment crisis, explaining the role of Hull-House in providing space for public debate on the issue.
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Addams discusses the exploitation of prison labor and its effects on inmates' families.
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Pond writes to Bowen regarding a bequest from the Schwabacher family for a summer camp to be operated in conjunction with the University of Chicago Settlement.
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Addams discusses the economic, social, and human toll of unemployment and suggests some creative solutions being employed in England.
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Addams describes the poverty of the Hull-House neighborhood in the early days of her work there. She discusses the lack of security and loneliness of the elderly, as well as child labor.