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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 reports on the recommendations of the City Homes Association in regard to the building of tenement houses in Chicago.
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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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Addams addresses the Merchants Club of Chicago regarding the stealing and gambling habits of young, immigrant boys.
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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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Addams' draft speech, on child labor and education, given at the National Conference of Charities and Correction, in Atlanta.
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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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Addams describes how a man can support his family on $12 per week.
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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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Peemoller requests a scholarship for Ferdinand Pankonin and explains the family's poverty and need.
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The Chicago Daily Tribune, summarizes Addams' talk to the Chicago Bureau of Charities on the morality of charity.
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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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An extract of Addams' discussion of day nurseries, and their impact on poor families.
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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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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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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 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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Rayborn asks Addams and Robins for assistance in finding a job and getting him and his family out of poverty.
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Addams suggests some reading to Edwards and sends along two Hull-House pamphlets.
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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' 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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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 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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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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Sigsbee compliments Addams on her article in American Magazine and comments on the relationship between poverty and crime.
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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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Palmer asks Addams to help her discover the true circumstances of an impoverished family member living in Chicago.

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