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Addams argues the lower class can only be raised up if everyone in the community takes a interest in their plight. The article appeared in multiple newspapers.
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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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Addams explores the lack of opportunities, education and home life that leads young women into trouble.
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Addams' speech to the American Hospital Association meeting, held in Chicago on September 17, 1907 was later published in the organization's journal. In her talk Addams discusses prejudice against the poor in hospitals and their reluctance to seek care from hospitals.
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Wilber criticizes Addams for choosing the Progressive Party over the Socialist Party.
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Harris asks Addams's advice about creating a series of lectures on vice and its causes.
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Palmer asks Addams to help her discover the true circumstances of an impoverished family member living in Chicago.
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An extract of Addams' discussion of day nurseries, and their impact on poor families.
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The author sympathizes with the McNamara brothers, who bombed the Los Angeles Times building in California in October 1910, because they were insane but criticizes the Chicago newspapers for responding with bigotry against the Irish community.
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Reed praises Addams for her new series of articles in McClure's Magazine and vents his frustration with the business class and their lack of care for the working class.
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Sigsbee compliments Addams on her article in American Magazine and comments on the relationship between poverty and crime.
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Addams describes her childhood exposure to poverty when she used to visit the mill with her father.
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Addams writes Bolton to deny being interviewed by The American Suffragette, to express her admiration for Kropotkin's Fields, Factories, and Workshops, and to invite Bolton to Hull-House.
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