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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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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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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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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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Alice Hamilton writes to her family of her travels with Jane Addams in France through devastated areas affected by World War I.
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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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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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Addams discusses the economic, social, and human toll of unemployment and suggests some creative solutions being employed in England.
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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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Harris asks Addams's advice about creating a series of lectures on vice and its causes.
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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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Addams' draft speech, on child labor and education, given at the National Conference of Charities and Correction, in Atlanta.
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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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An extract of Addams' discussion of day nurseries, and their impact on poor families.
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Addams addresses the Merchants Club of Chicago regarding the stealing and gambling habits of young, immigrant boys.
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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 describes her childhood exposure to poverty when she used to visit the mill with her father.
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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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Sigsbee compliments Addams on her article in American Magazine and comments on the relationship between poverty and crime.
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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 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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