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Addams' eulogy for Gordon Dewey, who died at eight years of age.
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Addams speaks before the Advertisers' Club of an incident that happened at Hull-House.
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Addams speaks to the Chicago Sinai congregation on the value of theater for moral teaching of the young.
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Addams advocates for public recreational spaces for the benefit of all.
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Addams discusses the value of playgrounds for urban children, emphasizing the situation for youth in London.
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Addams testifies that the system of child labor destroys genius, and how work on the stage damages children.
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Addams discusses her impressions of the theater and its influence on the public at a symposium sponsored by the Chicago Woman's Club.
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Addams extols the benefits of cultivating a belief in Santa Claus among children. It was part of a larger article, "We Believe in Santa Claus," published in a variety of newspapers.
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Louise deKoven Bowen presented the report of the Children's Committee of the National Conference on Charities and Correction for Jane Addams, discussing the lives of children in tenements and proposing more resources for recreation for them. The…
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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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Addams describes how boyish exuberance is stunted if there are no opportunities for play.
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Addams explores the lack of opportunities, education and home life that leads young women into trouble.
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Addams' testimonial to the educational value of Carl Laemmle's movies, which are shown in Hull-House.
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Addams discusses the responsibility of the State for the public health and sanitation and child labor.
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Addams gave this speech at the first meeting of the Playground Association of America, held in Chicago, June 20, 1907. She spoke on the importance of play in the life of industrial and urban societies. The speech was published in August in Charities…
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Addams' argues that child labor is the greatest social ill in remarks at the American Humane Association Convention on November 15, 1906. This version was published the next month.