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The published version of Addams' speech to the American Sociological Society, which argues that social interaction is the key to advancing society. In urban areas, city governments need to provide varied and organized recreations to build community.

Addams speaks to the Traction Commission, representing the working people living in the 19th Ward and seeking a reduction of public transportation fares.
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Addams discusses the experiences of Chicago probation officers and the profession of civil service.

Addams received a copy of this anonymous letter, offering a scathing impression of Chicago politicians out to get Police Chief John McWeeny and criticizing the Chicago Tribune as corrupt. The writer uses derogatorynames, like "Sneaky" and "Sissy,"for…

DeGroot writes Addams about his resignation from the South Park Systems.

Addams writes Foote about unpaid Municipal Museum bills.

Gruhl requests information from the museum about the state treasurer and state funds.

Fernandez is writing on behalf of an Argentine citizen to have his book, which was on exhibit at the St. Louis Exposition, returned to him. There is a clue that the book may have ended up in Chicago.

Dalrymple writes Hamlin that she is sending under separate cover the documents requested.

Kales reports on the status of a City Homes Association meeting and asks a question posed in the meeting.

Hooker sends McCormick a list of objects for the Municipal Museum.

Gresham congratulates Addams on the increase in women on the Board of Education and predicts they will get much accomplished.

Blaine reports that the Mayor has appointed her to the Board of Education and hopes that Addams thinks it is worthwhile for her to join.

Adler & Lederer Law Offices asks Addams to sign a petition against the widening of Halsted Street.

Application to be a member of the West Chicago Landowners' Protective Association

The West Chicago Landowners' Protective Association wishes Addams to sign a petition against the widening of Halsted Street.

The "West Chicago Landowners' Protective Association" warns those on Halsted Street of the proposed street widening.

On behalf of his association, Gary writes to Addams about the pros of the widening of Halsted Street.

Dean reports on his examination of streets to be widened in order to improve traffic congestion.

Dean discussed proposed traffic routes during planned street widening.

Dean writes in detail about proposed Chicago street widening, detailing alternate routes to be used during construction.
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