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A newspaper report of Addams' speech before the Civic and Commerce Association in which she discusses the benefits of social centers.
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Addams speaks at the Chicago Credit Men's Association about the dangers of unregulated dance halls for Chicago's youth.
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Addams argues that if children have a chance to play outside they are less likely to become criminals.
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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 advocates for public recreational spaces for the benefit of all.
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Addams offers a memorial to Joseph Tilton Bowen and describes the creation of the Hull-House country club named after him.
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Addams and Edward Dunne speak on Chicago's capacity to fund recreation and park spaces.
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Addams discusses the value of playgrounds for urban children, emphasizing the situation for youth in London.
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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…
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Addams argues for the creation of entertainments for urban dwellers for recreation and relaxation. This is an excerpt from her speech, Public Recreation and Social Morality.
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Addams speaks about the benefits of public parks to the community. The remarks were published on July 2, 1908.
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Addams' speech to the American Sociological Society argues that social interaction is the key to advancing society. In urban areas, city governments need to provide varied and organized recreations to build community.
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A published version of Addams' lecture on March 12 at the National Child Labor Committee Conference in Birmingham, Alabama, in which she discussed child labor legislation in Illinois.
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Addams' lecture on March 12 at the National Child Labor Committee Conference in Birmingham, Alabama, in which she discusses child labor legislation in Illinois.
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The published version of Addams' speech to the American Sociological Society, which argues that social interaction is the key to advancing society. In urban areas, city governments need to provide varied and organized recreations to build community.
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Addams' Presidential Address at the National Conference on Charities and Correction, held in St. Louis on May 19-26. Addams reviews the history of charity work and the challenges ahead. She gives examples from her experiences at Hull-House and…
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In this abridged version of "The Gospel of Recreation," Addams argues for the value of recreation and urban spaces for play in the life of a society.
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Addams argues for the value of recreation and urban spaces for play in the life of a society.
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Addams discusses the work of the League for the Protection of Children, formed to advocate for the well being of children in Chicago. The comments were made during the National Education Association meeting.
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Addams argues for the creation of entertainments for urban dwellers for recreation and relaxation.
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Addams describes how boyish exuberance is stunted if there are no opportunities for play.