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Addams asks the Mayor for permission to see Abraham Isaak and other anarchists arrested in the wake of the McKinley assassination.
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Taylor and Addams discuss the arrest of Abraham Isaak.
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Deknatel writes on Addams behalf, disputing an article which states that she is in favor of lynching African-Americans.
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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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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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Addams addresses the Chicago Business Women's Club on factors that may cause children to grow into "tramps."
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Addams discusses the value of playgrounds for urban children, emphasizing the situation for youth in London.
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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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For a pamphlet published by the Peace Association of Friends, Addams argues against having rifle practice in public schools.
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Addams chastises newspapers for glamorizing the story of Harry Thaw, an heir to a railroad fortune who killed his wife's lover.
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Addams explores the lack of opportunities, education and home life that leads young women into trouble.
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Addams describes how boyish exuberance is stunted if there are no opportunities for play.
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Small criticizes the Chicago Tribune's coverage of the Averbuch Incident, specifically discussing meetings between Jane Addams and others in John Maynard Harlan's office.
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Addams writes Haldeman about her speaking tour of women's colleges and concerns about Hull-House.
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Addams discusses the association in the public eye between settlements and immigrants and when immigrants are involved in high profile crimes, settlements are accused of supporting anarchism. Addams defends the role of the settlement as the bridge between immigrant communities and the American public, holding that it does not change in times of crisis.
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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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Averbuch writes Ickes about the impact of her brother's death on her family.
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Addams weighs in on the sentencing of Louis Satt, the brother of a Hull-House student.
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Addams tells a story to illustrate the danger of looking at the struggle for women's rights through rose-colored glasses.
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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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The American Institute of Criminal Law and Criminology Committee on Crime and Immigration, which includes Jane Addams, invites Speranza to be its chairman.
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Speranza asks the members of the Committee on Crime and Immigration to inform him of particular questions the committee should consider and that they will convene via correspondence due to the difficulty of scheduling a meeting of the group.
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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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Newspaper report of the lynching of six black men in Lake City, Florida, accused of murdering Robert B. Smith, a prominent white man.
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Flexner sends Addams his letter to Lillian Wald about the lynching in Livermore, Kentucky.
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Flexner describes a lynching in Livermore, Kentucky and the reaction of the town and arrest of the participants.
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McClure explains the publication of an article by William J. Burns in McClure's Magazine about the 1910 Los Angeles Times bombing case to Addams, because it caused her some embarrassment.
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An anonymous writer apologizes for his misunderstanding of the biases of the Record-Herald against the police. Addams received a copy of this letter.
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A reprint of Addams' speech to the Congress of Men and the Religion Forward Movement chastises the church for rejection aid to "fallen" women and asks for a return to the teachings of Jesus, who opened his heart to all sinners.
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A narrative describing the social and economic background of four men convicted of murdering Frank Guelzow.
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