Journal of Proceedings and Addresses

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Addams discusses the work of the League for the Protection of Children, formed to advocate for the well being of children in Chicago. The comments were made during the National Education Association meeting.
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Speaking to the National Education Association meeting, Addams discusses her thoughts on educating mentally, morally or physically "deficient" children.
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In this address, given to the Annual Meeting of the National Education Association in 1908, Addams speaks of the importance of education within the immigrant community and the role of teachers as bridges between the families of students and American…