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Anderson seeks Addams' advice on hiring a new person to take over the Neighborhood House in Louisville, KY. She discusses the function of a settlement and the relationship between religion and settlement work.
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Riis writes Addams about a celebration where neighbors and friends gathered and offers news about the Kings Daughters Settlement.
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Addams writes Smith about her trip to New Orleans, visiting settlements, and the Sophie Newcomb College, and attending the Methodist Mission Conference.
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Bloomfield writes Addams for advice on forming a settlement house in Boston.
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Dudley wishes Addams well and asks about positions for a friend.
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Metcalf writes to Addams about staffing needs for Lawrence House.
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Bardoux compliments Addams on her work at Hull House and in Chicago and wants her advice on starting a settlement house in France.
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Addams discusses the challenges facing college women, including the habit of self-preparation, a tendency to make an exception of herself, and the danger that study without action makes a person timid and irresolute. She argues that there is a need to do and to do for others without concern for one's own reputation that makes for good Christian work.
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A newspaper report of Addams' speech before the Woman's Club of Bloomington, on the work of the University Social Settlement. Addams provided a history of settlement work and the basic principles at Hull-House.
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Wharton writes Addams for suggestions for candidates for a job opening at the Starr Centre.
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Wheeler sends Addams a letter from Harry Selfridge and writes about going to Philadelphia.
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Lippincott seeks Addam's opinion for a new hire at the Kingsley House.
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Wharton informs Addams that they still seek a director for the Starr Centre.
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Dudley recounts her time in Assisi, Italy, and praises Addams' book, Democracy and Social Ethics.
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Buckstaff writes Addams for advice on finding a leader for a settlement in Oshkosh, Wisconsin.
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Ely explains to Addams that he will write a series of articles for Harper's Weekly and describes an idea to her for his next article.
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Pettit writes to Addams about her trip to the Kentucky mountains to visit the mountain schools.
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An excerpt of Addams' lecture on how settlement houses give people opportunities to practice arts and crafts, an important activity for immigrants afraid of losing their cultural heritage.
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Bolard writes Addams about the possibility of her finding work at a Jewish settlement in Chicago.
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Addams writes Ely with suggests for possible candidates to work at a settlement.
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Ely writes Addams about publication of an article of his in Harper's Monthly and about an art show that featured Enella Benedict.
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Goulder writes to Holmes praising Marion Wallace's work.
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Ely asks Addams to help find a job for Rosa M. Perdue at the Charity Organization Society.
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Holmes seeks assistance from Addams in securing a position for Marion Wallace at a settlement house.
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A copy of a speech about labor, philanthropy, and immigrants that Addams delivered to the National Council of Jewish Women.
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Ovington proposes establishing a settlement to work with African-Americans in New York and asks Addams' advice.
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Mather seeks suggestions for a new head for the Goodrich House settlement.
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Addams' keynote speech at the University Settlement's annual meeting discusses the kind of settlements that build relationships and community.
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Addams compliments Barnett on her recent publications and provides updates about Hull-House and the Labor Museum.
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