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Addams uses the story of the devil-baby to discuss how the beliefs in fairy tales are still an influencing factor in people's thinking.

A compilation of Addams' writings on reducing child labor, and increasing playgrounds and education for working-class children.
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Addams offers a memorial to Joseph Tilton Bowen and describes the creation of the Hull-House country club named after him.
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Addams discusses the work done in Chicago for helping those suffering from mental illness. Her talk was given at the third annual conference of the National Society for the Promotion of Occupational Therapy, held at Hull-House, from September 9 to September 11.
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Addams' speech at the Chicago Child Welfare Exhibit, on the Hull-House Labor Museum's exhibit.
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Addams spoke to the City Club about the unemployment crisis, explaining the role of Hull-House in providing space for public debate on the issue.

Addams reports about Chicago's reputation on the East Coast as a dirty city.

Addams discusses efforts made to reach the needy through settlement work.

Addams notes abuses of Hull-Houses day nurseries by lazy fathers whose wives have to work.

Addams recalls the different difficulties in creating an inviting and educational space for Italian immigrants.

Addams speaks to the North Broadway Social Settlement about how she runs Hull-House.

Adler & Lederer Law Offices asks Addams to sign a petition against the widening of Halsted Street.

Loeb sends Addams the monthly Hull-House donation of Richard Sears, of Sears, Roebuck & Co.

Robson sends Addams the first installment of a $5,000 loan to the Hull House Association.

Pond explains his client's, Horace Tenney, position in a legal argument concerning Hull-House.

Pond enclosed an interest check on bonds issued for Hull-House.

Pond summarizes how a $15,000 donation from George E. F. Dodge to the Hull-House Association would be managed.

Pond tells McCann that the rent for the Jane Club will be increasing.

Pond tells the United Charities that the heating charges for the Mary Crane Nursery housed at Hull-House will be increased.

Pond writes the McCormick Memorial Fund to change the terms by which they rent space from the Hull House Association.

Pond writes to Bowen regarding a bequest from the Schwabacher family for a summer camp to be operated in conjunction with the University of Chicago Settlement.

Hummeland informs Addams that Hull House is a beneficiary of Charles F. Kimball's estate and asks for information.

Blaine encloses a check for $500 for Hull-House and promises another later in the winter.

Blaine encloses correspondence between her and Louise Bowen about a miscommunication about her financial support for Hull-House.

Blaine reports her surprise that Bowen has said that she promised $25,000 to the endowment to Hull-House several years back.

Floyd would like more information on Settlement work to use in a classroom setting.

Application to be a member of the West Chicago Landowners' Protective Association

Addams has filled out an Application for Endorsement for the Chicago Association of Commerce.

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