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Addams, discussing the main reasons for why child labor is wrong, how it came to be, and who can be blamed for it.
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Addams questions the process of how pension funds are being distributed to needing families and how it needs to be handled better while criticizing the city of Chicago's government for not doing enough to help the poor.
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Addams questions the process of how pension funds are being distributed to needing families and how it needs to be handled better while criticizing the city of Chicago's government for not doing enough to help the poor.
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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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Newspaper report of Addams' speech at the conference of Charities and Correction in St. Louis discussing state of charitable work.
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Newspaper report of Addams' speech on the need for entertainments among the poor in Chicago. The speech was given for the Sunday Evening Club.
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Addams' speaks on the impact of poverty at the National Federation of Settlements in Valencia, PA.
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Addams discusses the Funds to Parents Act, which provides charitable support for impoverished children.
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Addams discusses the economic, social, and human toll of unemployment and offers some creative solutions to the problem being employed in England. This is the ninth article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and women's roles in affecting change.
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Addams discusses the economic, social, and human toll of unemployment and suggests some creative solutions being employed in England.
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Addams discusses how philanthropic activities become political activities, citing instances from her own work in Chicago.
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Addams' speech to the National Federation of Settlements on the impact of poverty, reprinted in shortened form in the conference proceedings.
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An excerpt from Addams' November 24 speech to the National Woman Suffrage Association meeting highlights her ideas about mother's pensions, immigrant socialization, and recreation.
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Addams described the Progressive Party's support for the dependents of prisoners, by allowing wages they earn in prison to be sent to their families. It also supports calls for social insurance that would protect the poor in case of injury or old age.
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Addams described the Progressive Party's support for the dependents of prisoners, by allowing wages they earn in prison to be sent to their families. It also supports calls for social insurance that would protect the poor in case of injury or old age. This is one of a series of articles prepared for the Central Press Association as part of the Progressive Party campaign in 1912.
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Addams discusses the role that settlements play in improving the conditions of the poor. Only the portion of the article with Addams remarks has been included.
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On the opening night of the National Conference of Charities and Correction, held in Cleveland from June 12-19, Addams discusses how the difficulties of children can rouse society's greatest sentiments for charity, but that children also have for their own intrinsic value.  The speech was published in the Proceedings.
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Addams argues that the lower class can only be raised up if everyone in the community takes a interest in their plight.
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Addams speaks to the Catholic Women's League about the ways the poor are harmed by unthinking charitable efforts.
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Addams describes how a man can support his family on $12 per week.
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An excerpt of the talk given by Addams at the National Conference of Charities and Correction of 1903 on the effects of child labor.
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Newspaper summary of Addams' comments about the need to increase the work of settlements to meet need.
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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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Talbot explains the hard times that have befallen his friend Ellen Roche and her son, Percy, and asks that they be given help.
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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 describes the poverty of the Hull-House neighborhood in the early days of her work there. She discusses the lack of security and loneliness of the elderly, as well as child labor.
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Addams' autobiographical account of her education at Rockford College and her travels in Europe. This is the second of six articles excerpted from Twenty Years at Hull-House.
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Addams discusses the experiences of the poor in hospitals. This is an excerpt of her speech, The Layman's View of Hospital Work Among the Poor, from September 17, 1907.
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Addams' speech to the American Hospital Association meeting, held in Chicago on September 17, 1907 was published in the organization's journal. In her talk Addams discussed the prejudices against the poor in hospitals and their reluctance to use them.
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