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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 addresses the Chicago Business Women's Club on factors that may cause children to grow into "tramps."
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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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Information about the work of the Chicago Boys' Club, including board of directors names.
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Addams discusses the pros and cons of child insurance.
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Newspaper summary of Addams' talk describing child labor in the Southern factories.
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Addams offers to share information about juvenile courts with Haldeman.
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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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An excerpt from Newer Ideals of Peace, Addams recounts some of the ways child labor has ruined the future of those children exposed to it.
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Atkinson reports on a meeting of the Boys' Club directors where he explained how he obtained the photograph of the Chicago American Distributing room, and he can now grant her permission to use it in her report.
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Kelley discusses a plan to keep children in school until the age of fourteen, and news of her children's summer plans.
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Lindsey writes Addams that he is mailing her his booklet on juvenile court field work.
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Knodle asks Addams' advice on anyone suitable to work as a matron for the Indianapolis Day Nursery Association.
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Addams provides an introduction for a reprint of Myron E. Adams' article published in the Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences, on the working conditions of newspaper boys.
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Addams gave this speech at the first 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 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 value of playgrounds for urban children, emphasizing the situation for youth in London.
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Lindsey hopes Addams can meet Miss Laurane Porter, who is very interested in the children's groups they are a part of, including the Juvenile Courts.
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Lindsey encloses a letter for Judge Mack. He also wants to get the Committee on Federation of Children's Betterment League appointed.
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Lindsey recommends some people to be on the Committee on Federation of Children's Betterment League.
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Mahany writes Addams about janitorial conditions at the Kershaw School.
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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 discusses traditional women's roles and how they correspond to a greater need for the involvement of woman in politics.
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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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Addams' address to the Conference of Visiting Nurses discusses a program in Chicago that helps keep children in school.
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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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Speaking to the National Education Association meeting, Addams discusses her thoughts on educating mentally, morally or physically "deficient" children.
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Keeping her promise to McCormick, Addams sends her speech about playgrounds.
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The Houston Post summarizes Addams' statesments on the need for public recreation for girls.

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