Addams provides an overview of the activities of the Hull-House Labor Museum, complete with illustrations of weaving. The sixteen-page report discusses the weaving and cloth-making techniques of various immigrants who live in the Hull-House neighborhood.
Addams describes child labor and education in Chicago, especially among immigrants. This is a slightly modified version of "Child Labor and Pauperism," which had earlier appeared in the proceedings of the National Conference of Charities and Correction. It is also the full version of the "Child and Pauperism" fragment.
Addams discusses the two methods by which Hull-House seeks to expose immigrant communities to greater society: by securing people who form friendships in the community and by providing self-expression to the immigrants.