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  • Subject is exactly "Addams, Jane, autobiographical views"

At the Lincoln Center, Addams and others speak in memory of Colonel John A. Davis. This excerpt is part of a larger article and only Addams' words are included.
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In this narratively rich article in McClure's, Addams reflects on her meeting with Tolstoy in Russia in 1896, on her admiration for his principles, and on her pragmatic approach to good work in the urban, industrial context of Hull-House and its…
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Addams relates the story of meeting Tolstoy and his criticism of wealthy activists.
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Addams' autobiographical account of her education at Rockford College and her travels in Europe.This is the second of six articles excerpted from Twenty Years at Hull-House.
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Addams discusses her childhood, the influence of her father and Lincoln, and her early thoughts on morality and responsibility to the community.
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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.

Voss writes Addams about a historical error in one of her articles in American Magazine.

Wilmarth praises Addams' autobiography and offers personal reflections on her own life.

Long praises Addams for her autobiographical articles in the in The American Magazine.

Walsh praises Addams for her autobiographical articles and suggests she read his book.

Addams describes her childhood exposure to poverty when she used to visit the mill with her father.

Bromley sends Addams a poem about mills, inspired after reading Addams' article about her early life.

Page writes Addams to encourage her to write an autobiography or to allow someone to write a biography about her, as her life and work would be of interest to large audience.