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Addams discusses the movement for municipal suffrage for women in Chicago, arguing that it will help improve schools, public health, and sanitation.
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Addams advocates for public recreational spaces for the benefit of all.
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Addams talks about the settlement as a bulwark against anti-immigrant persecution, using examples of Russian anarchists.
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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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Addams spoke at a memorial meeting for Iroquois Theater fire victims, organized by the Chicago Teacher's Federation, about the dangers of overlooking violations in fear of being seen as bad people.
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A newspaper report and excerpts from Addams' February 17 speech at the National Suffrage Convention, after the defeat of municipal suffrage for women in Chicago.
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Addams testifies on the lack of statistics available to adequately analyze the welfare of children in Chicago and argues that a bureau could collect and disseminate such data.
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B. F. writes in praise of Addams' article "The Chicago Settlements and Social Unrest" in Charity and the Commons, discussing the role of the settlement in integrating immigrants into city life.
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An anonymous writer apologizes for his misunderstanding of the biases of theRecord-Heraldagainst the police. Addams received a copy of this letter.
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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 derogatorynames, like "Sneaky" and "Sissy,"for…
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Addams writes Smith about a meeting of the Woman's Club and Chicago Garment Workers' Strike.
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Addams writes Smith, criticizing her own work after the publishing of Twenty Years at Hull House, and reporting news about her health and Chicago Garment Workers' Strike.
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Jones writes Addams about plans to organize a committee to plan a tribute to Tolstoy in Chicago.
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Small criticizes the Chicago Tribune's coverage of the Averbuch Incident, specifically discussing meetings between Jane Addams and others in John Maynard Harlan's office.
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Gompers writes Addams that he will not be attending a meeting with her in Chicago and will come at a different date.
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Osgood writes Addams offering to come to Chicago to help stir up enthusiasm for the local branch of the American Association for Labor Legislation.
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Greeley praises Addams' article on the Averbuch Incident and discusses his sojourn in Maine.
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Routzahn thanks Addams for her honest article about the Averbuch incident.
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Tuley writes in thanks to Addams for her comments about her recently deceased husband, and encloses a donation for Hull-House.
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Minutes of a meeting that discussed discharging inactive committees and members, finding suitable offices for the association, setting dates of future meetings, relationships with the new Mayoral administration, provisions of the new tenement…
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Addams expresses concerns about the Chicago Stockyard Strike and plans to return to the city shortly.
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Smith urges McCormick to cast a vote to defeat George Duddleston's candidacy for president of the Chicago Board of Education.
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Lindsey writes to Addams about the difficulties of organizing a committee during the months of July and August, as well as a conference in Chicago in early December.
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Robins writes Ainge with suggestions on how to prepare for the examination for the position of Chicago Chief Sanitary Officer.
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Addams asks Ball if he is interested in becoming Sanitary Inspector of Chicago.
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Starr offers support in the face of press criticisms that Hull-House is too liberal in its support for freedom of thought and speech.
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Beaunisne acknowledges seeing the proposed newsboy legislation and admits that he responded quickly and requests the report and proposed ordinance again so that he can give them more careful study. He reports long experience with newsboys and claims…
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A 28-page illustrated pamphlet outlining the work and social conditions of newsboys and newsgirls, based on a two-day intensive investigation. In it the Committee proposes revisions in child labor laws to curb the worst excesses.
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