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  • Subject is exactly "child welfare reforms"
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Addams argues that when women vote, they help to improve protection for children and the general public.
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Addams and Edward Dunne speak on Chicago's capacity to fund recreation and park spaces.
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Addams discusses the value of playgrounds for urban children, emphasizing the situation for youth in London.
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Addams' short introduction to the Child Welfare Exhibit invites the public to enjoy and learn from the exhibit. It was published in 1912.
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Addams speaks about the benefits of public parks to the community. The remarks were published on July 2, 1908.
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Addams discusses traditional women's roles and how they correspond to a greater need for the involvement of woman in politics.
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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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Addams argues that young boys need an outlet for their pent-up energy and adventurousness, and that without an outlet, like a playground, they are susceptible to petty crime.
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Addams and Nicholes ask Blaine, along with other members of the Woman's City Club, to encourage their aldermen to attend the Child Welfare Exhibit in Chicago.
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Lindsey recommends some people to be on the Committee on Federation of Children's Betterment League.
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Lindsey encloses a letter for Judge Mack. He also wants to get the Committee on Federation of Children's Betterment League appointed.
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Pettit writes to Addams about her trip to the Kentucky mountains to visit the mountain schools.
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Lindsey writes to Addams about the difficulties of organizing a committee during the months of July and August, as well as a conference in Chicago in early December.
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Mahany writes Addams about janitorial conditions at the Kershaw School.
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Information about the work of the Chicago Boys' Club, including board of directors names.
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Atkinson reports on a meeting of the Boys' Club directors where he explained how he obtained the photograph of the Chicago American Distributing room, and he can now grant her permission to use it in her report.
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A 28-page illustrated pamphlet outlining the work and social conditions of newsboys and newsgirls, based on a two-day intensive investigation. In it the Committee proposes revisions in child labor laws to curb the worst excesses.
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Adams remarks on his pleasant stay at Hull-House and reports that he asked Almy to send Addams the Newsboy pamphlets from Buffalo and New York (not found).
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Van Dine writes Addams about her experiences with the asylum for feeble-minded children, particularly detailing its political difficulties, and asks for advice about creating a civil service position for the institution.
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