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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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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 sympathy with their condition.
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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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Ford encloses a number of clippings related to a Peace Song Service held two days prior.
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An anonymous writer apologizes for his misunderstanding of the biases of the Record-Herald against 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 derogatory names, like "Sneaky" and "Sissy," for many of the characters and calls the press the "Scrofulas."
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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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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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Merriam sends Addams a copy of an ordinance to create a Department of Public Welfare in Chicago and invites her to join a conference on it.
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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 ordinance, relationship between the association and the Chicago Municipal Museum, and the appointment of a committee, including Addams, to examine public school sanitary conditions.
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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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Taylor and Addams discuss the arrest of Abraham Isaak.
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Richberg discusses the reasons he declined appointment as Cook County Assistant Attorney.
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Routzahn thanks Addams for her honest article about the Averbuch incident.
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Greeley praises Addams' article on the Averbuch Incident and discusses his sojourn in Maine.
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Mecartney asks Addams to tell him when Rosika Schwimmer arrives in Chicago so he can make the travel arrangements for her speech that evening.
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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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Addams remarks at the turn out of women voters in almost every ward in Chicago that came out to vote.
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Addams endorses Harriet Vittum, who campaigned for the Board of Aldermans in the Seventeenth ward of Chicago.
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Addams declines nomination for mayoral race in Chicago.
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Addams asks Ball if he is interested in becoming Sanitary Inspector of Chicago.
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Addams expresses concerns about the Chicago Stockyard Strike and plans to return to the city shortly.
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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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Announcement for Jane Addams' speech for the Progressive Party in Chicago.
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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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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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Torbet reports to Addams the number of women judges and clerks in each ward.
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Robins reports on Progressive Party activities in Illinois from October 10 to 17.
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