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Addams advocates for public recreational spaces for the benefit of all.
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Addams and Edward Dunne speak on Chicago's capacity to fund recreation and park spaces.
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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' speech to the American Sociological Society 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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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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Louise deKoven Bowen presented the report of the Children's Committee of the National Conference on Charities and Correction for Jane Addams, discussing the lives of children in tenements and proposing more resources for recreation for them. The…
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In this abridged version of "The Gospel of Recreation," Addams argues for the value of recreation and urban spaces for play in the life of a society.
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Addams argues for the value of recreation and urban spaces for play in the life of a society.
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Addams gave this speech at the first meeting of the Playground Association of America, held in Chicago, June 20, 1907. She spoke on the importance of play in the life of industrial and urban societies. The speech was published in August in Charities…
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Whitney asks Addams to write an article for Collier's magazine about the need for departments of recreation in urban areas.
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Addams testifies before the Board of Local Improvements in opposition to the widening of Halsted Street because of its potential impact upon Hull-House.
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Branson asks Addams for recommendations for educators who can do rural work.
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Addams invites Perkins to Hull-House to hear Raymond Unwin speak.
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Addams reports on the recommendations of the City Homes Association in regard to the building of tenement houses in Chicago.
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Addams argues that tenement conditions are bad and that regulations are needed to prevent worsening conditions.
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Ovington proposes establishing a settlement to work with African-Americans in New York and asks Addams' advice.
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Dean reports on his examination of streets to be widened in order to improve traffic congestion.
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Dean discussed proposed traffic routes during planned street widening.
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Dean writes in detail about proposed Chicago street widening, detailing alternate routes to be used during construction.