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Addams speaks about the benefits of public parks to the community. The remarks were published on July 2, 1908.
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Byles writes to Addams to ask for information about the Juvenile Improvement Association.
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Speaking to the Society for Ethical Culture in Philadelphia, Addams argues that child labor is dangerous to the development of children's character and bodies.
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Lindsey writes Lathrop about a controversial child labor law, explaining his disagreement with Jane Addams over the issue.
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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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At the inaugural meeting of the National Juvenile Protection Association held at Hull-House, Addams argues that the police should become educated about the needs of children.
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Addams and Edward Dunne speak on Chicago's capacity to fund recreation and park spaces.
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Addams argues that it is the responsibility of a democracy to care about the social needs of its citizens.
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Addams reviews the research and papers of her colleagues on the topics of immigration, employment, and education at the National Charities and Correction meeting.
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Addams tells Kohn that she is finding it difficult to help the Risen boy.
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Addams thanks Dummer for a book and congratulates her for establishing a psychopathic clinic at the Juvenile Court.
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Addams seeks Senator Sutherland's support for the establishment of a Federal Children's Bureau, arguing that it would allow the gathering of information currently not possible.
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Addams updates Lathrop on her stay in Maine and offers advice on Lathrop's work with the Juvenile Court in Chicago.
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Addams thanks Breckinridge for sending The Three Plays by Brieux and mentions that she may send a copy of the manuscript of her new book, A New Conscience and an Ancient Evil, for suggestions.
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Addams asks about plans to select a new member of the Examining Board for the Detention Home.
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Addams explains how educational background, economic situations, and family predicaments have an impact on juvenile crime; and she argues for special treatment of the "juvenile adult." This is the tenth article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and a women's roles in affecting change.
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