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With Maud Booth, Addams addresses the Merchant's Club, appealing for aid in helping criminals and rescuing boys who may become criminals.
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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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Kelley discusses a plan to keep children in school until the age of fourteen, and news of her children's summer plans.
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Addams discusses the role of juvenile courts in encouraging good behavior among the poor and dependent.
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Addams argues that government services let down the poor and the immigrants. This is a shortened version of the "Problems of Municipal Administration,"
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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 participated in a tribute dinner to Mary Augusta Ward, held by the Playground Association of America. The event was held on March 31, 1908, at New York's Waldorf Astoria Hotel, where Addams discussed the need for play, art, and creativity, and warns that without such outlets men will fall to drink and immoral behavior. She highlighted the lack of healthy entertainments, especially for young women. The speech was published in Playground in April.
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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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Speaking to the National Education Association meeting, Addams discusses her thoughts on educating mentally, morally or physically "deficient" children.
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Byles writes to Addams to ask for information about the Juvenile Improvement Association.
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Addams discusses the problem of juvenile delinquency.
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Bok congratulates Addams on her article "The Bad Boy of the Street" and tells her he wishes to publish it in two parts, but that it will require some editing.
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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 urges Senator Dolliver to support a bill in Congress to create the Federal Children’s Bureau.
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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 argues for the value of recreation and urban spaces for play in the life of a society.
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Addams explains the relationship between education, religion, labor, and crime as she has experienced it in Chicago.
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In this abridged version of "The Gospel of Recreation," Addams argues for the value of recreation and urban spaces for play in the life of a society.
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Newspaper report of Addams' speech on the need for entertainments among the poor in Chicago. The speech was given for the Sunday Evening Club.
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Addams' lecture on March 12 at the National Child Labor Committee Conference in Birmingham, Alabama, in which she discusses child labor legislation in Illinois.
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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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Addams argues that if children have a chance to play outside they are less likely to become criminals.
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Blackbourn asks Addams to recommend a woman to become chief officer of a state home for delinquent girls in Ohio.
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Arguing that white slavery requires an organized movement to defeat it, Addams provides examples from cases in Chicago. This is the first in a five-part series, which would ultimately be published as A New Conscience and an Ancient Evil in 1912.
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The Woman Suffrage Party demands that the New York Police protect social workers in Chinatown.
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Addams argues that the improvement of education for children starts with the improvement of their work conditions and environment and that a national effort is necessary so that every child is protected.
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Addams argues for the regulation of public recreation to provide safe venues for women, youth, and communities. This is the seventh article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and how women can affect change.
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Addams asks about plans to select a new member of the Examining Board for the Detention Home.
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