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Addams describes Bowen's life story and her contributions to numerous causes.
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Schwabacher writes to Addams regarding an amount left to Addams and Hull House in her husband's will.
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Addams asks the Senate to supply more funds to relief efforts in post-war Europe.
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Addams describes the shortage of food in Europe and its impact on women and children.
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Addams and Hamilton detail in full their trip to Germany and Austria for the Society of Friends, on the matter of food and relief distribution. Descriptions include lack of food in urban areas, lack of medical care for children, and a shortage of milk. They request more funds for post-war work from the American Friends Relief Committee.
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Addams discusses Julia Lathrop's presentation at the National Conference of Social Work in Kansas City.
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Addams explores women's feelings about illegitimate children and wayward women by telling stories about different women's experiences.
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Addams seeks Senator Sutherland's support for the establishment of a Federal Children's Bureau, arguing that it would allow the gathering of information currently not possible.
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Addams's galley proof for the preface to Safeguards for City Youth at Work and at Play, praising the book and explaining why it should be consulted concerning matters of child welfare.
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A preface by Addams for a book by Bowen, Civic Protection for Young People, explaining the importance the book it is written for, why it should be read and listened to concerning matters addressed in it.
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Addams argues that opponents of child labor should promote the positive results of ending child labor on children and society. The speech opened the Tenth Annual Conference on Child Labor in New Orleans.
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Addams argues that there needs to be more recreation for young people to keep them away from vice.
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Addams addresses the attendees in the opening speech for the start of the Tenth Annual Conference on Child Labor in New Orleans.
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A preface by Addams, explaining the importance of the book Safeguard for City Youth at Work and Play and matters of child welfare.
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Addams speaks at the Chicago Credit Men's Association about the dangers of unregulated dance halls for Chicago's youth.
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Summary of Addams' arguments for child welfare and the role of settlements. Portions of the article summarizing other speakers were not included.
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Addams argues that if children have a chance to play outside they are less likely to become criminals.
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At the inaugural meeting of the National Juvenile Protection Association held at Hull-House, Addams argues that the police should become educated about the needs of children.
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Addams expounds upon the role of religious education in keeping youth from vice and examines the difficult standards to which young women are held. This is the third in a five-part series, which would ultimately be published as A New Conscience and an Ancient Evil later in the year.
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At the National Conference of Charities and Correction, held in Cleveland from June 12-19, Addams discusses how the difficulties of children can rouse society's greatest sentiments for charity, but that children also have for their own intrinsic value.  The speech was published in the Proceedings.
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McCormick sends Addams a letter regarding the composition of the committee for feeble-mindedness and invites her to attend the meeting.
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Addams' brief opening address at the Chicago Child Welfare Exhibit.
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Addams gave this lecture at least two times; once at the February 2 meeting of the New York City Women's Political Union, and again on February 14 at the Boston School Voters' League. In the lecture, she discusses the philosophical relationship between women and the State and argues for the value of women in government, leading to the importance of woman suffrage. She may have also delivered a version of this lecture in Chicago on Dec. 8, 1910, to the Fortnightly Club.
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In this forward in The Child in the City: A Handbook of the Child Welfare Exhibit at the Coliseum, Addams explains the impact of the Child Welfare Exhibit in New York and praises the generosity of Harriet McCormick for bringing the exhibit to Chicago.
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Addams discusses Ransom, who studied families of "feeble-minded" children in Chicago.