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  • Subject is exactly "immigrants and immigrant neighborhoods"
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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 informs Speranza about a speech she gave on immigrants and the naturalization process, and suggests that his committee look into it.
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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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Addams spoke about the issues of education and immigration, arguing that Americans need to open their minds to the experiences of immigrants, and that play is an important component of education,
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Addams delivered this address at the Illinois Conference on Charities on October 24, 1905, discussing the lack of interest in learning about recent immigrants and working with them.
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Speranza's assignments of Committee on Crime and Immigration members into subcommittees.
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Addams discusses the two methods by which Hull-House seeks to expose immigrant communities to greater society: by securing people who form friendships in the community and by providing self-expression to the immigrants.
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Addams discusses the importance of manual training to the education of immigrant children, using examples from Hull-House and the labor museum.
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Abbott writes Speranza with Jane Addams' opinion that the North American Civic League should conduct an investigation into crime and immigration in New York.
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Speranza complains to MacChesney that his committee has been unable to do much on their research on immigrants and crime.
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The American Institute of Criminal Law and Criminology Committee on Crime and Immigration, which includes Jane Addams, invites Speranza to be its chairman.
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Addams discusses the history of suffrage and argues that women in modern, urban societies need the vote.
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Members of the Greek-American community thank the New York Herald for its aid to the cause of Crete.
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Reynolds asks Addams to support a committee working to prevent extradition of radicals from the United States to Russia, where they would be persecuted.
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Straus declines Addams' request to participate on the Committee on Immigrants of the National Conference of Charities and Correction because of his position as Secretary of Commerce and Labor.
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Martin offers Addams support and praise for her article in Charities and the Commons.
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Pinkett praises Addams' defense of immigrants in her article in Charities and Commons and relates the persecution of immigrants to that of African-Americans.
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Speranza hopes Addams will take the time to meet with the new acting Counsul General of Italy for Chicago as he is interested in "sociological questions".
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A copy of a speech about labor, philanthropy, and immigrants that Addams delivered to the National Council of Jewish Women.
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Addams argues that tenement conditions are bad and that regulations are needed to prevent worsening 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.