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  • Mentions: Chicago Juvenile Court
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Addams expounds upon the role of religious education in keeping youth from vice and examines the difficult standards to which young women are held. This is the third in a five-part series, which would ultimately be published as A New Conscience and an Ancient Evil later in the year.
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An essay collected from Addams' writings on children, child labor, and recreational opportunities in the city.
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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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Lindsey writes Lathrop about a controversial child labor law, explaining his disagreement with Jane Addams over the issue.
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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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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 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 addresses the Merchants Club of Chicago regarding the stealing and gambling habits of young, immigrant boys.
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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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Annual report of Hull-House, covering the activities, operations, and administration.
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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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Addams' draft notes for a eulogy for Alzina Parsons Stevens in which she quotes from William Wordsworth's "The Happy Warrior."
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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 informs James that she is unable to travel for a speech, but she suggests replacement speakers.
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Addams tries to support the candidacy of Alexander A. McCormick for County Board president.
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Addams thanks Dummer for a book and congratulates her for establishing a psychopathic clinic at the Juvenile Court.
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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 Lathrop about the Juvenile Court and instructions about the fresh air program.
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Addams writes Lathrop about her living arrangements at Hull House.
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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 sends a telegram to Robins asking the Progressive Party to support A. A. McCormick for Country Board.
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Addams writes Haldeman expressing regrets that she is too busy to leave Chicago and promising to visit in the fall.
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Addams sends Breckinbridge material regarding an interesting movement related to the Juvenile Court.
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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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Addams writes Kent about the playground situation in the neighborhood and teases him its his fault she is busy writing a series of articles for the American Magazine.
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Addams explains how educational background, economic situations, and family predicaments have an impact on juvenile crime; and she argues for special treatment of the "juvenile adult." This is the tenth article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and a women's roles in affecting change.
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Using her home Nineteenth Ward in Chicago as an example, Addams explains how political corruption is born in the corruption of youth and argues for the establishment of regulated public spaces to encourage cooperative and positive relationships instead. This is the eighth article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and a woman's role to affect change.
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Addams defends her involvement in partisan politics and argues that philanthropy and politics must often be partners in charting a better future for families and for communities. This is the first article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and a woman's roles in affecting change.
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