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Addams speaks about the benefits of public parks to the community. The remarks were published on July 2, 1908.
A National Children's Bureau and a National Investigation of the Labor of Women and Children, December 12, 1906
Addams' speech before the National Child Labor Committee in Cincinnati calls for government regulations to protect women and children.
Arguing that white slavery requires an organized movement to defeat it, Addams provides examples from cases in Chicago. This is the first in a five-part series, which would ultimately be published asA New Conscience and an Ancient Evilin 1912.
A New Conscience and an Ancient Evil, Chapter II: Economic Pressure and Its Inevitable Results, December 1911
Addams explores the economic plight of young women that often drives them to prostitution and white slavery. This is the second in a five-part series, which would ultimately be published as A New Conscience and an Ancient Evil in 1912.
Addams spoke at a meeting of Chicago Russians to hear Madame Katherine Breshkovsky speak on Russian freedom.
Address at Memorial for Teachers Who Perished in the Iroquois Theatre Fire, January 16, 1904 (excerpt)
Addams spoke at a memorial meeting for Iriquois Theater fire victims, organized by the Chicago Teacher's Federation, about the dangers of overlooking violations in fear of being seen as bad people.
Addams discusses the role of public education in fostering democracy.
Addams discusses the problem of inducing people to engage with the peace movement rather than following more nationalistic and warlike activities.
Addams recounts the roles and responsibilities of marriage and love at the ceremony for two Hull-House residents.
Addams discusses George Washington's life, relating modern problems to the ideas that Washington had as a soldier, citizen, statesman, and planter.
Addams' memorial to Henry Demarest Lloyd discusses his life and character.
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' lectures at the founding meeting of the National Society for the Promotion of Industrial Education on November 16, 1906, at Cooper Union, commenting on the need for practical education that works in the modern world. The speech was…
Article summarizes and quotes from Addams' speech and comments on neighborhood improvement at the National Conference of Charities and Correction.
Addams argues for the establishment of a federal bureau for the protection of children, especially regarding the issues of child labor and education. The speech was given before the Fifth National Child Labor Conference, held in Chicago.
Addams' speech at the Chicago Child Welfare Exhibit, on the Hull-House Labor Museum's exhibit.
Addams addressed a meeting of teachers and laborers on the need for funds to support better education on February 11; the lecture was published on March 5, 1905.
Addams gave this speech at the first meeting of the National Child Labor Committee, held in New York City. In it she discussed the child labor reform work done in Chicago.
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…