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A newspaper report of the Chicago City Council hearing about the widening of Halsted Street.
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Description of the November 26, 1906 City Council meeting on the question of widening Halsted Street, which ended in a draw.
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Dean writes in detail about proposed Chicago street widening, detailing alternate routes to be used during construction.
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Dean reports on his examination of streets to be widened in order to improve traffic congestion.
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Dean discussed proposed traffic routes during planned street widening.
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Addams testifies before the Board of Local Improvements in opposition to the widening of Halsted Street because of its potential impact upon Hull-House.
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Burchard writes Addams with detailed steps necessary to put a collection of meteorites in a museum.
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The Houston Post summarizes Addams' statesments on the need for public recreation for girls.
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Addams advocates for public recreational spaces for the benefit of all.
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Addams' short introduction to the Child Welfare Exhibit invites the public to enjoy and learn from the exhibit. It was published in 1912.
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Merriam sends Addams a copy of an ordinance to create a Department of Public Welfare in Chicago and invites her to join a conference on it.
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A preface by Addams for a book by Bowen, Civic Protection for Young People, explaining the importance the book it is written for, why it should be read and listened to concerning matters addressed in it.

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