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Addams discusses the problems of child labor in relation to compulsory education.
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Addams discusses efforts made to reach the needy through settlement work.
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Addams proposes changes to the child labor and compulsory education laws for endorsement to the League of Cook County Women's Clubs.
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Addams exhorts members of the Chicago Political Equality League to work against child labor and towards educating the poor.
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Addams tells stories of pioneers in Chicago that her father told her.
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Addams and Bodine discuss changes needed in compulsory education rules to make them more effective.
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Addams discusses woman's capacity for bad behavior and that women's philanthropy should be more active in areas like child labor.
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Addams discusses the settlement house's role as a charity and the means by which it appeals to the poor. She spoke at the Decatur Chautauqua.
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A description of services for John Altgeld, including quotes from Addams and Clarence Darrow's speeches.
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Addams answers questions from the audience about efforts to prevent war or national competition. The speech was given to the Daughters of the Revolution.
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Addams discusses the role of neighborhood centers can play in fostering community.
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Addams criticizes trade schools in an address to the Chicago Institute.
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A summary of Addams' talk on Tolstoy and settlements, given at the First Unitarian Church in Minneapolis.
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Addams talks to women about how they can help defeat sweatshops through consumerism.
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Addams and Henrotin discuss the need to form a union for housewives at a meeting of the Chicago Workingwoman's Association.
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Women argue against setting a weekly salary of $2,50 because it was not sufficient to health and well-being.
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Addams discussed the role of schools in preparing children for life in a speech at the Ethical Society.
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Addams discussed the ills of child labor at a meeting of interested people in Chicago.
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Addams encourages college women at Wellesley to use their educations to improve the lives of immigrants.
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Addams speaks on changes going on in the trade unions that are weakening the movement. Helena Dudley discussed the work of Denison House in relation to Syrian immigrants.
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An extended interview with a Chicago Tribune reporter on Addams's efforts for peace and the work of the International Congress of Women.
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Addams gives an interview summarizing the diplomatic work done by the International Congress of Women delegates and heads of state. The comments are similar to reports of a talk she gave that night at the home of Lady Kate Courtney, in London.
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Addams discusses the success of the International Congress of Women and comments on the Lusitania sinking.
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Addams denounces the newly formed American Legion as a project that could lead the United States into war and argues for conscious efforts to spread peace. The speech was made at the Cort Theater to the Woman's Peace Party on March 5.
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Addams discussed the impact of war on women in a morning talk at the Cort Theater in New York.
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A summary of Addams' speech at Mount Holyoke College in support of woman suffrage as a means to foster social change.
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