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Addams argues that when women vote, they help to improve protection for children and the general public.
Addams argues that women in America lag behind their European counterparts in terms of securing their rights.
Addams advocates for public recreational spaces for the benefit of all.
Addams discusses the need to educate and partner with the police in order to prevent juvenile delinquency. Her comments were made at the inaugural meeting of the National Juvenile Protection Association held at Hull-House.
Addams presents reasons to oppose the employment of young children in the theater.
Addams discusses her impressions of the theater and its influence on the public at a symposium sponsored by the Chicago Woman's Club.
Addams speaks about the benefits of public parks to the community. The remarks were published on July 2, 1908.
In this address given at the 13th Annual Conference for the Study of the Negro Problems held at Atlanta University, Addams discusses the difficulties immigrants face in Chicago.
Addams' speech to the American Sociological Society argues that social interaction is the key to advancing society. In urban areas, city governments need to provide varied and organized recreations to build community.
An excerpt from Addams' address to the National American Woman Suffrage Association, on October 21, 1911, in Louisville, Kentucky, arguing that the desire for woman suffrage comes from women's desires for better social conditions.
In this speech at the National Conference of Charities and Correction in Boston, Addams calls on educators and social workers to demand useful education for children so that they are better prepared for a life in industry.
In this speech to the National Conference on Charities and Correction meeting in Boston, Addams discusses the qualities that attract people to social work as an occupation and as a way of life, dedicated to the greater good of society.
An excerpt from Addams' March 22 speech at Faneuil Hall to the Boston Equal Suffrage Association and the Women's Trade Union League on the changes in women's work brought about by factory work.
Addams warns adults of some aspects of trade schools for boys. The speech was given at the first convention of the National Society for the Promotion of Industrial Education on January 24, as part of a session entitled The Wage Earners' Benefit…
Addams introduces a discussion about the purposed of social settlements at the Abraham Lincoln Centre. The event celebrated the twenty-fifth anniversary of Jenkin Lloyd Jones' pastorate.
In this address, given to the Annual Meeting of the National Education Association in 1908, Addams speaks of the importance of education within the immigrant community and the role of teachers as bridges between the families of students and American…