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Addams discusses the formation and goals of Hull-House in a speech to the B'rith Kodesh Temple.

Addams addresses the Ethical Culture Society about those who oppose war, specifically those who believe that war is unnatural.
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Stenographic transcription of Addams' speech to the National Arbitration and Peace Congress in New York City. Addams discusses a rejection of warfare and military might as the only way of displaying patriotism, suggesting instead that we seek examples in industrial progress.
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Addams recalls stories from her childhood meetings with Civil War Colonel John A. Davis, as part of a dedication of a guest chamber at the Abraham Lincoln Center settlement in his honor. The speech was published in a pamphlet on the event.
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In Addams' speech before the National Conference of Charities and Correction, she forcefully argues for child labor reform as well as increased education. The speech, given on May 10 in Richmond, VA, was published in the proceedings.
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Addams discusses the work of the League for the Protection of Children, formed to advocate for the well being of children in Chicago. The comments were made during the National Education Association meeting.
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Speaking to the National Education Association meeting, Addams discusses her thoughts on educating mentally, morally or physically "deficient" children.
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Addams argues for the value of recreation and urban spaces for play in the life of a society.

Lansey praises Addams for her article in McClure's Magazine.

Addams sends her regrets to Andrews that she cannot become a contributing member to the American Association for Labor Legislation.

Likely enclosing a letter (not found) from a young man, Addams asks Breckinridge if she can assist him.

Addams expresses her eagerness to help Speranza with the Committee on Crime and Immigration.

Addams writes Haldeman with news about ailing family members, her writing, and her upcoming travels.

Chute praises Addams' article in McClure's and offers her own opinions about prostitution and the solution to it.

Addams asks Breckinridge if she knows of a suitable candidate for a vacant position.

Addams writes James about a replacement for Belle La Follette on the board of the National American Woman Suffrage Association.

Taylor asks Addams to be present at an upcoming meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Chicago Commons Association.

Addams writes La Follette about an amendment that passed the Executive Board of the National American Woman Suffrage Association.

Addams writes Haldeman with news about the health of her grandnieces, her own health, her upcoming trip, and a fire at Hull-House on February 4.

Taylor laments the absence of several members at the recent meeting of the Chicago Commons' Board of Trustees and proposes an idea to have just two meetings each year.

Taylor urges Addams to write to Arthur Kellogg about writing for The Survey and discusses her upcoming articles for the publication.

Rockefeller praises Addams for her article in McClure's Magazine and asks her for data she used related to two questions he has about her conclusions.