Records of the United States Children's Bureau (RG 102)

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Addams discusses Ransom, who studied families of "feeble-minded" children in Chicago.
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Lathrop thanks Addams for sending her some the illuminating material on the "feeble-minded" (not found).
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McCormick sends Addams a letter regarding the composition of the committee for feeble-mindedness and invites her to attend the meeting.
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Lathrop tells Addams that there was a demand to prepare a pamphlet regarding playgrounds in the District of Columbia.
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Lathrop writes Addams asking for a recommendation for someone to travel to New Bedford, MA to look into what is being done with regards to infant mortality.
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Abbott writes Lathrop on behalf of Addams suggesting someone to travel to New Bedford, MA to look over what is being done in regards to housing.
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Lanthrop asks Addams for help with a pamphlet on sex education.
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Lathrop asks Addams for her opinion on the importance of the Child Welfare Association's exhibit work.
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Addams gives Lathrop a recommendation for Charles Powlison.
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Lathrop updates Addams about recent conference activity.
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Lathrop sends a excerpt from a letter she received which praised Addams and her work.
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Addams sends Lathrop Dr. Meigs' address.
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Karsten passes on a letter from the National Child Labor Committee to Abbott.
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Lathrop asks Addams to send something to the foreign addresses that she, Abbott, and Hamilton suggested.
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Lathrop tells Addams she can attend the State Council of Defense meeting chaired by Louise DeKoven Bowen.
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Latham invited Addams to speak on illegitimate children at a conference organized by the Children's Bureau.
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Latham sends Addams information on conference resolutions on children born out of wedlock.
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Addams tells Rude that she cannot attend the hearing on the Maternity bill, but promises a statement.
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Lathrop thanks Addams for the letter about Helen Boyle and will try to help arrange lectures.
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Rude asks Addams to testify for the Sheppard-Towner Maternity and Infancy Bill to be discussed at Congress.