She truly realized that damning facts are more powerful in the long run than flaming rhetoric, and that understanding is a more dependable, because more permanent, ally than the indignation of the moment.
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Year Title
2007 A History of Chicago (Vol. 3: The Rise of a Modern City, 1871-1893)
1929 A History of Illinois Labor Legislation
1900 A History of the City of Chicago Its Men and Institutions: Biographical Sketches of Leading Citizens
1893 Annual Convention of the International Association of Factory Inspectors
1890 Annual Reports of the Jewish Training School 1890
1891 Annual Reports of the Jewish Training School 1891
1892 Annual Reports of the Jewish Training School 1892
1893 Annual Reports of the Jewish Training School 1893
1894 Annual Reports of the Jewish Training School 1894
1895 Annual Reports of the Jewish Training School 1895
1896 Annual Reports of the Jewish Training School 1896
1897 Annual Reports of the Jewish Training School 1897
1899 Annual Reports of the Jewish Training School 1899
1900 Annual Reports of the Jewish Training School 1900
1933 As Others See Chicago: Impressions of Visitors, 1673-1933
1895 Carter Henry Harrison: A Memoir
1920 Centennial History of Illinois: vol. 5 (The Modern Commonwealth, 1893-1918)
1905 Centennial History of the City of Chicago: Its Men and Institutions
1984 Chicago and the American Literary Imagination, 1880-1920
1938 Eagle Forgotten: The Life of John Peter Altgeld
1900 Examination Questions/Northwestern University School of Law
1995 Florence Kelley and the Nation's Work
1966 Florence Kelley: The Making of a Social Pioneer
1895 Hull House Maps and Papers
1894 If Christ Came to Chicago
1951 John Peter Altgeld: A Spokesman for Democracy
1879 Letters from Europe
1927 Levy Mayer and the New Industrial Era
1890 Live Questions: Including Our Penal Machinery and Its Victims
1888 Looking backward, 2000-1887
1903 Moran's Dictionary of Chicago and Its Vicinity
1986 Notes of Sixty Years: the Autobiography of Florence Kelley (with notes by Kathryn Kish Sklar)
1926 NU School of Law Description of New Bldgs
1889 Our Toiling Children
1886 Politics and Politicians of Chicago, Cook County, and Illinois 1787-1887
1896 Proceedings of 23rd National Conference on Charities & Correction
1881 Progress and Poverty: An Inquiry into the Cause of Industrial…
1887 Sarahs Choice
1917 Sister Carrie
1905 Some Ethical Gains Through Legislation
1892 The Condition of the Working Class in England in 1844
1904 The Cost of Something for Nothing
1912 The Delinquent Child and the Home
1925 The Financier
1888 The Old South and the New
1942 The Pullman Strike : the Story of a Unique Experiment and of a Great Labor Upheaval
1999 The Reason Why the Colored American is Not in the World's Columbian Exposition
1894 The Relation of Women to Municipal Reform
1936 The Tenements of Chicago, 1908-1935
1917 The Workers: an Experiment in Reality: The West
1917 Truancy and Non-Attendance in the Chicago Schools: A Study of the Social Aspects of the Compulsory Education and Child Labor Legislation of Illinois
1938 Twenty Years at Hull House
1933 Vice in Chicago
1894 Wealth Against Commonwealth
1988 Women Adrift: Independent Wage Earners in Chicago, 1880-1930
1910 Women In Industry: A Study in Economic History