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A summary of an Addams' speech about the role of women in keeping city streets clean.
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Addams' brief opening address at the Chicago Child Welfare Exhibit.

With Maud Booth, Addams addresses the Merchant's Club, appealing for aid in helping criminals and rescuing boys who may become criminals.
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Addams argues for women to have the vote in order that they may continue to perform their duties to family and to home in the modern world, where responsibilities, like feeding their children and keeping them safe, are no long directly within their…
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Breckinridge writes Shankle that the Chicago community is already devoting funds to other educational projects and cannot support Shankle's request for funds at this time.
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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.

Lindsey congratulates Addams on the Child Welfare Exhibit and sends his hopes that he will be able to talk to her soon about his stance on the child actor law.

Vincent reports to Addams about the need to secure contributions for the Chicago Municipal Museum to participate in World's Fair in St. Louis.

Addams telegrams Hooker that the letter signed by the acting Mayor was sent.

Addams updates Hooker on the status of letters by Judge Walker and Mr. Vincent.

Aldis compliments Addams on her "Chicago Settlements and Social Unrest" article about the Averbuch incident.

Culver sends Addams a $50 donation to help Olga Averbuch and promises a $2,000 donation for Hull-House.

Winslow requests that Addams gives Professor Frederick Starr a platform on which to speak about the Philippine Islands.

Addams has been compiling a list of names for the Chicago membership of the American Association for Labor Legislation.

Houghteling praises Addams' article in Charities and the Commons and her work in Chicago.

Addams invites Osgood to Hull-House for a Chicago meeting regarding the American Association for Labor Legislation.

Osgood writes Addams about plans for a meeting for the Chicago branch of the American Association for Labor Legislation.

Culver praises Addams' Charities and the Commons article and her recent speech.

Addams declines an invitation extended by Ross on the grounds that she is very busy with the Chicago School Board and other deadlines.

Addams promised to obtain signatures from Chicago for Ordway's campaign.

Addams telegrams Blaine that she was unable to reach the president or secretary and left matters with Julian Mack.
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