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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 abuses of the Hull-House day nursery program by lazy parents.
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Addams argues that tenement conditions are bad and that regulations are needed to prevent worsening conditions.
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Addams discusses several charity and philanthropic efforts by the National Council of Jewish Women.
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A 28-page illustrated pamphlet outlining the work and social conditions of newsboys and newsgirls, based on a two-day intensive investigation. In it the Committee proposes revisions in child labor laws to curb the worst excesses.
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Addams writes to the members of the General Federation of Women's Clubs regarding the organization's work with child labor and the letter
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Addams' speaks to the Consumer's League about the dangers of sweat shops and child labor.
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Addams spoke about the issues of education and immigration, arguing that Americans need to open their minds to the experiences of immigrants, and that play is an important component of education,
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Addams encloses papers (not found) regarding a Greek baby.
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An extract of Addams' discussion of day nurseries, and their impact on poor families.
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Addams publishes the first chapter of Newer Ideals of Peace, in Charities and the Commons, arguing for a new approach to peace propaganda. She makes a direct appeal to sentiments and opinions to oppose the exploitation of the weak and to reject of blind militarism.
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Addams gave this speech at the first meeting of the Playground Association of America, held in Chicago, June 20, 1907. She spoke on the importance of play in the life of industrial and urban societies. The speech was published in August in Charities and the Commons.
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Addams co-wrote the Hull-House entry in The New Encyclopedia of Social Reform, covering its history and accomplishments.
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Addams argues that when women vote, they help to improve protection for children and to the general public.
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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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West asks Addams to write an article about the plight of widows for the magazine, The Delineator.
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Princess Alice writes Addams looking for aid for homeless British women in Paris.
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Addams offers a strong indictment against old fashioned religious education and argues that the church, in order to encourage modern youth to see the validity of religion, must engage the realities and distractions of urban life.
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DeGroot writes Addams about his resignation from the South Park Systems.
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Welsh praises Addams' article on white slavery in McClure's Magazine and hopes it will start a discussion on the topic.
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Responding to Addams' latest article in McClure's Magazine, Jones discusses the role of drugs in white slavery.
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Harris asks Addams's advice about creating a series of lectures on vice and its causes.
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Weidenfeld praises Addams' McClure's Magazine articles and shares his beliefs on the labor issues of women and the morality issues facing women, men, and children.
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Laidlaw writes Addams about the upcoming trial of the men who attacked Rose Livingston in Chinatown in New York and the lies being spread about her.
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Addams described the Progressive Party's support for the dependents of prisoners, by allowing wages they earn in prison to be sent to their families. It also supports calls for social insurance that would protect the poor in case of injury or old age. This is one of a series of articles prepared for the Central Press Association as part of the Progressive Party campaign in 1912.
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Addams discusses the process by which the government and politicians have taken up philanthropic work and argues that the Progressive Party is taking on many of the reforms philanthropists have been working on for years.
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Addams offers a biographical justification of why she has entered politics and joined the Progressive Party. The article was published in October 1912.
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Addams described the Progressive Party's support for the dependents of prisoners, by allowing wages they earn in prison to be sent to their families. It also supports calls for social insurance that would protect the poor in case of injury or old age.
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Addams defends the Progressive Party plank that calls for the salaries earned by prisoners to be sent to support their dependent families.
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Addams provides the Progressive take on Woman and the Ballot for a symposium in the Chicago Record-Herald. She discusses the process by which the government and politicians have taken up philanthropic work and argues that the Progressive Party is taking on many of the reforms philanthropists have been working on for years.

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