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Addams asks the Mayor for permission to see Abraham Isaak and other anarchists arrested in the wake of the McKinley assassination.
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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 that tenement conditions are bad and that regulations are needed to prevent worsening conditions.
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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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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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Addams summarizes the life and background of Italian immigrants living in Chicago.
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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 on changes going on in the trade unions that are weakening the movement. Helena Dudley discussed the work of Denison House in relation to Syrian 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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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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Holmer writes to Addams about shipbuilding and the differences in American and Swedish culture and languages and seeks information on Hull-House's operations.
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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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An extract of Addams' discussion of day nurseries, and their impact on poor families.
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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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Addams discusses the role of juvenile courts in encouraging good behavior among the poor and dependent.
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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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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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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 explores the lack of opportunities, education and home life that leads young women into trouble.
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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 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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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 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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Addams speaks for the value of immigrants to American society. This article was drawn from a speech.
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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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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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Martin offers Addams support and praise for her article in Charities and the Commons.
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Averbuch writes Ickes about the impact of her brother's death on her family.
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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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