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Addams' speech before the National Child Labor Committee in Cincinnati calls for government regulations to protect women and children.
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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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Addams discusses the pros and cons of child insurance.
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Addams' brief opening address at the Chicago Child Welfare Exhibit.
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Addams addresses the Second Congressional District of Illinois asks Chicago woman's clubs to establish a scholarship for children of widows.
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Addams addresses the Chicago Business Women's Club on factors that may cause children to grow into "tramps."
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Newspaper summary of Addams' talk describing child labor in the Southern factories.
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Summary of Addams' arguments for child welfare and the role of settlements. Portions of the article summarizing other speakers were not included.
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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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Addams gave this speech at a meeting of the National Child Labor Committee, held in New York City. In it she discussed the child labor reform work done in Chicago.
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Addams participated in a tribute dinner to Mary Augusta Ward, held by the Playground Association of America. The event was held on March 31, 1908, at New York's Waldorf Astoria Hotel, where Addams discussed the need for play, art, and creativity, and warns that without such outlets men will fall to drink and immoral behavior. She highlighted the lack of healthy entertainments, especially for young women. The speech was published in Playground in April.
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McCormick sends Addams a letter regarding the composition of the committee for feeble-mindedness and invites her to attend the meeting.
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McKelway commends Addams for her work with the Progressive Party but tells her he supports Wilson.
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Norton informs Addams to affairs going on in the office concerning the play, Trojan Women, including an issue involving a child actor.
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Haldeman-Julius tells Addams about the family's life, her work at the bank, and efforts to appoint a school nurse in Girard.
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