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Addams discusses the history of social settlements in Illinois at a meeting of the Illinois State Historical Society, discussing the neighborhoods, settlement foundings, child labor, African Americans, and other similar charitable organizations.
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Addams's 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 seekā€¦