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Addams argues that there is a lack of public recreation for girls.
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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 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 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' 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…
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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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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' speech before the National Child Labor Committee in Cincinnati calls for government regulations to protect women and children.
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Addams argues for the establishment of a federal bureau for the protection of children, especially regarding the issues of child labor and education. This is a published version of Addams' speech to the National Child Labor Committee meeting in…
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Addams testifies on the lack of statistics available to adequately analyze the welfare of children in Chicago and argues that a bureau could collect and disseminate such data.
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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…
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Keeping her promise to McCormick, Addams sends her speech about playgrounds.
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Addams compares the United States' treatment of women and children in labor to the ways of European countries. This speech was given at public meeting associated with the Conference on the Care of Dependent Children, in Washington, D.C. on…
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Lindsey apologizes to Owen for any distress following his statement at the Theatrical Benefit and discusses child labor and child actors.
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Addams writes Wald about Mary Smith's return to Chicago, Joseph Bowen's death, and the progress of the Chicago Child Welfare Exhibit.
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