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Addams writes to Hulbert congratulating him and her niece, Esther, on the birth of their daughter.
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Addams provides an overview of the activities of the Hull-House Labor Museum, complete with illustrations of weaving. The sixteen-page report discusses the weaving and cloth-making techniques of various immigrants who live in the Hull-House neighborhood.
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Van Dine writes Addams about her experiences with the asylum for feeble-minded children, particularly detailing its political difficulties, and asks for advice about creating a civil service position for the institution.
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Addams addresses the Merchants Club of Chicago regarding the stealing and gambling habits of young, immigrant boys.
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Addams shares with Haldeman news about the birth of Esther Hulbert's daughter.
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Addams notes abuses of Hull-Houses day nurseries by lazy fathers whose wives have to work.
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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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Information about the work of the Chicago Boys' Club, including board of directors names.
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Addams discusses the pros and cons of child insurance.
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Addams describes the plight of child labor and education in Chicago, especially in the case of immigrants.
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Addams' draft speech, on child labor and education, given at the National Conference of Charities and Correction, in Atlanta.
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Addams calls for more high schools to make it easier for children to continue their education.
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Addams gave a tribute to the life of Sarah Rozet Smith at the dedication of the Hull-House organ. This speech was later printed as a pamphlet.
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Smith chats with Wald about plans for the summer and her ward.
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Addams's eulogy for Gordon Dewey, the son of her friends John and Dewey. This version, which is likely the one she delivered at a memorial for the boy at Hull-House, is shortened from her original draft.
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Draft of Addams' eulogy for Gordon Dewey, who died at eight years of age.
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Addams' eulogy Gordon Dewey, who died at eight years of age.
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Knodle asks Addams' advice on anyone suitable to work as a matron for the Indianapolis Day Nursery Association.
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Addams discusses the damage that child labor causes children, physically and mentally, and calls for it to be halted.
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Addams testifies that the system of child labor destroys genius, and how work on the stage damages children.
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Addams encloses papers (not found) regarding a Greek baby.
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North discusses the availability of data on woman and child labor held by the Census Bureau and their efforts to compile it.
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Writing on behalf of the National Child Labor Committee, Addams and others court financial support from public-spirited citizens in Chicago, Boston and Philadelphia.
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Addams discusses the experiences of Chicago probation officers and the profession of civil service.
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Addams discusses her impressions of the theater and its influence on the public at a symposium sponsored by the Chicago Woman's Club.

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