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Addams discusses the perils that face immigrant women and the need for protections.
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Addams writes to Sparks regarding her place on a local committee dedicated to foreigner's affairs
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Addams speaks for the value of immigrants to American society. This article was drawn from a speech.
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Addams discusses the benefits of suffrage and how the vote will benefit immigrant women living in tenement houses. This lecture was made before the Ethical Culture Society at New Century Hall in Philadelphia on March 14, 1908 and published later.
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In a speech at Carnegie Music Hall, Addams discusses immigrants to America and the work ethic of Chicago immigrants.
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Addams discusses the role that settlements play in improving the conditions of the poor. Only the portion of the article with Addams remarks has been included.
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Addams argues that government services let down the poor and the immigrants. This is a shortened version of the "Problems of Municipal Administration,"
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In this speech given at the Auditorium Theater, under the auspices of the Hamilton Club, Addams argues for a system of international arbitration to avoid war.
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A narrative describing the social and economic background of four men convicted of murdering Frank Guelzow.
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Addams argues for the right to petition in regard to the Fred Guelzow murder case and the death sentences of the four defendants. She is particularly adamant on behalf of the minor defendant.
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Addams' speech at the Chicago Child Welfare Exhibit, on the Hull-House Labor Museum's exhibit. It was published in 1912.
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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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Addams discusses the association in the public eye between settlements and immigrants and when immigrants are involved in high profile crimes, settlements are accused of supporting anarchism. Addams defends the role of the settlement as the bridge between immigrant communities and the American public, holding that it does not change in times of crisis.
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Addams urges the public to have a better understanding of the immigrant so as to benefit from their often unseen wisdom and culture.
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Arguing that white slavery requires an organized movement to defeat it, Addams provides examples from cases in Chicago. This is the first in a five-part series, which would ultimately be published as A New Conscience and an Ancient Evil in 1912.
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Addams' speech at the Chicago Child Welfare Exhibit, on the Hull-House Labor Museum's exhibit.
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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 talks about the settlement as a bulwark against anti-immigrant persecution, using examples of Russian anarchists.
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Addams discusses the many programs at Hull-House that appeal to its immigrant neighbors and the additional value that their neighbors bring to the programs.
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An excerpt from Addams' March 22 speech at Faneuil Hall to the Boston Equal Suffrage Association and the Women's Trade Union League on the changes in women's work brought about by factory work.
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Addams summarizes the life and background of Italian immigrants living in Chicago.
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With Maud Booth, Addams addresses the Merchant's Club, appealing for aid in helping criminals and rescuing boys who may become criminals.
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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 control.
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Addams explores the lack of opportunities, education and home life that leads young women into trouble.
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Addams argues women's need for the vote so that they can  perform their duties to family and the nation.
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Addams argues that even as immigration has caused congestion in cities, it has also brought cultural beauty, which Americans should embrace and enjoy. This speech was given at the National Conference of Charities and Correction in Buffalo on June 12, 1909.
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As a foreword to the report on the Immigrants Protective League, Addams explains the difficulties immigrants face and the importance of the League's work to assist them.
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Addams discusses the role of juvenile courts in encouraging good behavior among the poor and dependent.
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An extract of Addams' discussion of day nurseries, and their impact on poor families.
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