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Addams discusses the perils that face immigrant women and the need for protections.
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Addams sends a telegram to Robins asking the Progressive Party to support A. A. McCormick for Country Board.
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Addams urges new women voters in Chicago to vote nonpartisan in local elections.
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Addams' speaks on the impact of poverty at the National Federation of Settlements in Valencia, PA.
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Addams discusses the Funds to Parents Act, which provides charitable support for impoverished children.
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Using her home Nineteenth Ward in Chicago as an example, Addams explains how political corruption is born in the corruption of youth and argues for the establishment of regulated public spaces to encourage cooperative and positive relationships instead. This is the eighth article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and a woman's role to affect change.
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Addams discusses the role of a lack of recreation for youth as a source of political corruption and argues for the establishment of regulated public spaces to encourage cooperative and positive relationships.
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Addams discusses how philanthropic activities become political activities, citing instances from her own work in Chicago.
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Addams discusses the weakness of civil service as a force for humanitarianism, detailing the shortcomings of the public takeover of efforts that were previously in the domain of private individuals and charities.
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Addams discusses the weakness of civil service as a force for humanitarianism, detailing the shortcomings of the public takeover of efforts that were previously in the domain of private individuals and charities.
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Addams praises Alexander McCormick for his experience and service to immigrants and supporting his candidacy for commissioner.
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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.
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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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An application for endorsement as a charitable organization from the Chicago Association of Commerce.
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Addams writes Robins about social workers' efforts to convince A. A. McCormick to run for president of the Cook County Board in Illinois.
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Addams sends a telegram to Merriam asking the Progressive Party to support A. A. McCormick for Country Board.
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Addams tries to support the candidacy of Alexander A. McCormick for County Board president.
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Addams discusses the experiences of Chicago probation officers and the profession of civil service.
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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 derogatory names, like "Sneaky" and "Sissy," for many of the characters and calls the press the "Scrofulas."
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DeGroot writes Addams about his resignation from the South Park Systems.
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Addams writes Foote about unpaid Municipal Museum bills.
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Gruhl requests information from the museum about the state treasurer and state funds.
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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.
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Dalrymple writes Hamlin that she is sending under separate cover the documents requested.
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Kales reports on the status of a City Homes Association meeting and asks a question posed in the meeting.
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Hooker sends McCormick a list of objects for the Municipal Museum.
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Gresham congratulates Addams on the increase in women on the Board of Education and predicts they will get much accomplished.
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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.
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Adler & Lederer Law Offices asks Addams to sign a petition against the widening of Halsted Street.
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Application to be a member of the West Chicago Landowners' Protective Association
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