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  • Written by: Addams, Jane (1860-1935)
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Addams congratulates Taylor on raising an endowment for the Chicago Commons.
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Addams tells Jacobs that she should be healthy enough to sail to Europe in April.
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Addams telegraphs Schwimmer that she cannot undertake ocean travel due to her health.
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Addams discusses the problems that charity workers face when they bring middle-class assumptions about the poor to their efforts to practically help them.
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Addams discusses the problems of child labor in relation to compulsory education.
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Addams weighs in on the idea that women who work in household service are more likely to marry more frequently and in better circumstance. This is part of a longer article.
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Addams discusses efforts made to reach the needy through settlement work.
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Addams proposes changes to the child labor and compulsory education laws for endorsement to the League of Cook County Women's Clubs.
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Addams exhorts members of the Chicago Political Equality League to work against child labor and towards educating the poor.
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Addams tells stories of pioneers in Chicago that her father told her.
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Addams and Bodine discuss changes needed in compulsory education rules to make them more effective.
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Addams notes abuses of Hull-Houses day nurseries by lazy fathers whose wives have to work.
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Addams discusses woman's capacity for bad behavior and that women's philanthropy should be more active in areas like child labor.
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Addams attends the Middle States and Mississippi Valley Negro Exposition and comments that in future the work of women will equal that of men.
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Addams responds to Dr. E. Benjamin Andrews provocative statement that unmarried individuals "have no place in society nor in the scheme of the universe." This is part of a longer article that quotes many people.
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Addams discusses the Hull-House Labor Museum and the effect of factories on craftsmanship.
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Addams discusses the settlement house's role as a charity and the means by which it appeals to the poor. She spoke at the Decatur Chautauqua.
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Addams discusses the need for better building regulations to prevent tenement fires.
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Addams reflects on the railroad crash she endured and gives her impressions of the General Federation of Women's Clubs meeting.
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A description of services for John Altgeld, including quotes from Addams and Clarence Darrow's speeches.
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Addams answers questions from the audience about efforts to prevent war or national competition. The speech was given to the Daughters of the Revolution.
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Addams tells Jacobs that she is still too ill to travel and discusses options for holding a meeting of the International Congress of Women for a Permanent Peace.
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Addams discusses the role of neighborhood centers can play in fostering community.
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Addams dismisses comic valentines as coarse at a meeting of the Ravenswood Woman's Club.
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Addams' gives a brief quote on New Years resolutions.
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Addams asks Denison to write a telegram to Woodrow Wilson urging him to join a conference of neutral nations.
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The International Congress of Women's report of activities including Jane Addams' address, resolutions, and a report of the work done by the delegations to European capitals.
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