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  • Subject is exactly "poverty"
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Women argue against setting a weekly salary of $2,50 because it was not sufficient to health and well-being.
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Newspaper coverage of Addam's November 19 address to the Chicago Business Woman's Club linking child labor to laziness in adults.
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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 describes how a man can support his family on $12 per week.
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Addams speaks to the Catholic Women's League about the ways the poor are harmed by unthinking charitable efforts.
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Rayborn asks Addams and Robins for assistance in finding a job and getting him and his family out of poverty.
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Addams describes the poverty of the Hull-House neighborhood in the early days of her work there. She discusses the lack of security and loneliness of the elderly, as well as child labor.
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Sigsbee compliments Addams on her article in American Magazine and comments on the relationship between poverty and crime.
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Palmer asks Addams to help her discover the true circumstances of an impoverished family member living in Chicago.
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The author sympathizes with the McNamara brothers, who bombed the Los Angeles Times building in California in October 1910, because they were insane but criticizes the Chicago newspapers for responding with bigotry against the Irish community.
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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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Talbot explains the hard times that have befallen his friend Ellen Roche and her son, Percy, and asks that they be given help.
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