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Newspaper report of Addams' speech at the conference of Charities and Correction in St. Louis discussing state of charitable work.
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Addams' speaks on the impact of poverty at the National Federation of Settlements in Valencia, PA.
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Addams discusses the Funds to Parents Act, which provides charitable support for impoverished children.
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Addams discusses how philanthropic activities become political activities, citing instances from her own work in Chicago.
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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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In 1894, Addams gave a speech to the Chicago Woman's Club and the Twentieth Century Club about the Pullman strike. The speech was not published until 18 years later, in the November 1912 Survey. In it, she draws comparisons between the key players in the strike, particularly George Pullman, and Shakespeare's dysfunctional royal family.
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Addams holds that charitable work enables a better understanding of the poor, at a meeting of the Illinois Board of Charities and the Men's Club of the Fourth Presbyterian Church.
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Addams discusses the role of class relations in the settlement movement. Only Addams' portion of the article was included.
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Addams discusses the role that settlements play in improving the conditions of the poor. Only the portion of the article with Addams remarks has been included.
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Addams made remarks during a visit to a Des Moines settlement about the role that women's clubs play in social work.
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Addams discusses the weakness of civil service as a force for humanitarianism, detailing the shortcomings of the public takeover of efforts that were previously in the domain of private individuals and charities.
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Addams speaks about women reformers' duty to treat the unfortunate with compassion and not contempt.
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