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  • Mentions: Chicago Juvenile Court
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Addams argues before a Congressional Committee that women should have voting rights because their humanitarian voices are needed for the betterment of society.
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In this address, delivered for the Merrick Lectures, 1907-8, Addams describes the difficulty immigrant women face as they try to assimilate into American life.
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In the final installment of "Why Women Should Vote," Addams highlights why women need the ballot and argues that woman suffrage is centuries overdue and necessary for women to protect themselves.
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Addams gave this lecture at least two times; once at the February 2 meeting of the New York City Women's Political Union, and again on February 14 at the Boston School Voters' League. In the lecture, she discusses the philosophical relationship between women and the State and argues for the value of women in government, leading to the importance of woman suffrage.
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In this address, given to the Annual Meeting of the National Education Association in 1908, Addams speaks of the importance of education within the immigrant community and the role of teachers as bridges between the families of students and American society.
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Addams co-wrote the Hull-House entry in The New Encyclopedia of Social Reform, covering its history and accomplishments.
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A compilation of Addams' writings on reducing child labor, and increasing playgrounds and education for working-class children.
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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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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 speech was given during a session on Children held on May 23.
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Addams sends Breckinbridge material regarding an interesting movement related to the Juvenile Court.
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Speaking to the National Education Association meeting, Addams discusses her thoughts on educating mentally, morally or physically "deficient" children.
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Addams discusses the work of the League for the Protection of Children, formed to advocate for the well being of children in Chicago. The comments were made during the National Education Association meeting.
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Addams argues for the creation of entertainments for urban dwellers for recreation and relaxation.
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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 informs James that she is unable to travel for a speech, but she suggests replacement speakers.
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Addams argues that young boys need an outlet for their pent-up energy and adventurousness, and that without an outlet, like a playground, they are susceptible to petty crime.
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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 explains the relationship between education, religion, labor, and crime as she has experienced it in Chicago.
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Addams writes Robins about social workers' efforts to convince A. A. McCormick to run for president of the Cook County Board in Illinois.
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Addams tries to support the candidacy of Alexander A. McCormick for County Board president.
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Annual report of Hull-House, covering the activities, operations, and administration.
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Lindsey apologizes to Owen for any distress following his statement at the Theatrical Benefit and discusses child labor and child actors.
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Addams and Rosenwald write Wald that they believe Julia Lathrop is the best candidate for appointment as head of the United States Children's Bureau.
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Rosenwald and Addams write to Mack about the appointment of Julia Lathrop as head of the United States Children's Bureau.
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Addams discusses the experiences of Chicago probation officers and the profession of civil service.
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Addams updates Lathrop on her stay in Maine and offers advice on Lathrop's work with the Juvenile Court in Chicago.
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Addams writes Persons about the limitations of a new Illinois law to provide aid for poor parents with children.
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Smith apologizes for Addams that she cannot be in Chicago when Lindsey's friend, Porter, will be visiting.
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Addams writes Lathrop about her living arrangements at Hull House.
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Lindsey writes Lathrop about a controversial child labor law, explaining his disagreement with Jane Addams over the issue.
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