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Addams discusses the role that settlements play in improving the conditions of the poor. Only the portion of the article with Addams remarks has been included.
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Addams discusses the experiences of the poor in hospitals. This is an excerpt of her speech, The Layman's View of Hospital Work Among the Poor, from September 17, 1907.
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Addams' speech to the American Hospital Association meeting, held in Chicago on September 17, 1907 was published in the organization's journal. In her talk Addams discussed the prejudices against the poor in hospitals and their reluctance…
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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' speech to the American Hospital Association meeting, held in Chicago on September 17, 1907 was later published in the organization's journal. In her talk Addams discusses prejudice against the poor in hospitals and their reluctance…
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Palmer asks Addams to help her discover the true circumstances of an impoverished family member living in Chicago.
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An extract of Addams' discussion of day nurseries, and their impact on poor families.
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The author sympathizes with the McNamara brothers, who bombed the Los Angeles Times building in California in October 1910, because they were insane but criticizes the Chicago newspapers for responding with bigotry against the Irish community.
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Reed praises Addams for her new series of articles in McClure's Magazineand vents his frustration with the business class and their lack of care for the working class.
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Sigsbee compliments Addams on her article in American Magazineand comments on the relationship between poverty and crime.
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Addams describes her childhood exposure to poverty when she used to visit the mill with her father.
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Addams writes Bolton to deny being interviewed by The American Suffragette, to express her admiration for Kropotkin's Fields, Factories, and Workshops, and to invite Bolton to Hull-House.
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Rayborn asks Addams and Robins for assistance in locating a job to help him and his family get out of poverty.
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Addams suggests some reading to Edwards and sends along two Hull-House pamphlets.
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The Chicago Daily Tribune, summarizes Addams' talk to the Chicago Bureau of Charities on the morality of charity.
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Addams reports on the recommendations of the City Homes Association in regard to the building of tenement houses in Chicago.
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Addams' draft speech, on child labor and education, given at the National Conference of Charities and Correction, in Indianapolis.
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Addams addresses the Merchants Club of Chicago regarding the stealing and gambling habits of young, immigrant boys.
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Peemoller requests a scholarship for Ferdinand Pankonin and explains the family's poverty and need.
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