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Addams discusses the problems that charity workers face when they bring middle-class assumptions about the poor to their efforts to practically help them.
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Addams discusses woman's capacity for bad behavior and that women's philanthropy should be more active in areas like child labor.
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Webster sends Addams a pamphlet on The World's Peace Film Co. which details the company's officers and its plan to create films to promote world peace. It also describes how people can invest in the company to make a profit.
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A report of the finances and activities of the Committee on Temporary Organization for Teaching Character.
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Addams questions the process of how pension funds are being distributed to needing families and how it needs to be handled better while criticizing the city of Chicago's government for not doing enough to help the poor.
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Addams questions the process of how pension funds are being distributed to needing families and how it needs to be handled better while criticizing the city of Chicago's government for not doing enough to help the poor.
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Addams thanks Brown for his donation for the peace movement.
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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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Addams defends her involvement in partisan politics and argues that philanthropy and politics must often be partners in charting a better future for families and for communities. This is the first article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and a woman's roles in affecting change.
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Addams' speech to the National Federation of Settlements on the impact of poverty, reprinted in shortened form in the conference proceedings.
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Addams provides the Progressive take on Woman and the Ballot for a symposium in the Chicago Record-Herald. She discusses the process by which the government and politicians have taken up philanthropic work and argues that the Progressive Party is taking on many of the reforms philanthropists have been working on for years.
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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 offers a biographical justification of why she has entered politics and joined the Progressive Party. The article was published in October 1912.
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Addams discusses the process by which the government and politicians have taken up philanthropic work and argues that the Progressive Party is taking on many of the reforms philanthropists have been working on for years.
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Scott sends Addams a check from the Endowment to be used at her discretion.
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Addams thanks Finch for a check from the Carnegie Endowment.
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Addams discusses the value of playgrounds for urban children, emphasizing the situation for youth in London.
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Addams made remarks during a visit to a Des Moines settlement about the role that women's clubs play in social work.
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Keppel writes Addams and relays his message sent in a telegram from the 25th.
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Roosevelt asks Addams to read a letter and handle the potential issue of a man from his military regiment in need of money.
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Kellogg updates Addams on the finances of an educational fund and the continuing subscriber and fundraising efforts of The Survey.
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Graves informs Addams that Rosenwald will be donating $500 to the National Child Labor Committee.
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Newspaper excerpts of Addams' speech about poverty and how to study it to help solve it.
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Addams calls for a charitable response to aid the famine sufferers in Sweden, discussing the different kinds of charitable work in education and relief.
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Addams has read the story Salvation Army Girl and believes it is valuable in furthering the work of the Salvation Army.
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A circular to announce the establishment of and solicit contributions for the Women's Special Shilling Fund to provide shelter to working women.
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Printed version of Addams' Presidential Address at the National Conference on Charities and Correction, held in St. Louis on May 19-26. Addams reviews the history of charity work and the challenges ahead. She gives examples from her experiences at Hull-House and others.
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