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Addams describes her childhood exposure to poverty when she used to visit the mill with her father.
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Addams' autobiographical account of her education at Rockford College and her travels in Europe. This is the second of six articles excerpted from Twenty Years at Hull-House.
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Newspaper report of Addams' speech at the conference of Charities and Correction in St. Louis discussing state of charitable work.
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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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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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Sigsbee compliments Addams on her article in American Magazine and comments on the relationship between poverty and crime.
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Addams writes Bolton to deny being interviewed by The American Suffragette, to express her admiration for Kropotkin's Fields, Factories, and Workshops, and to invite Bolton to Hull-House.
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Palmer asks Addams to help her discover the true circumstances of an impoverished family member living in Chicago.
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Reed praises Addams for her new series of articles in McClure's Magazine and vents his frustration with the business class and their lack of care for the working class.
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The author sympathizes with the McNamara brothers, who bombed the Los Angeles Times building in California in October 1910, because they were insane but criticizes the Chicago newspapers for responding with bigotry against the Irish community.
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Harris asks Addams's advice about creating a series of lectures on vice and its causes.
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At 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 their own intrinsic value.  The speech was published in the Proceedings.
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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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Wilber criticizes Addams for choosing the Progressive Party over the Socialist Party.
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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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An excerpt from Addams' November 24 speech to the National Woman Suffrage Association meeting highlights her ideas about mother's pensions, immigrant socialization, and recreation.
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Addams discusses how philanthropic activities become political activities, citing instances from her own work in Chicago.
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Addams discusses the economic, social, and human toll of unemployment and suggests some creative solutions being employed in England.
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Addams discusses the economic, social, and human toll of unemployment and offers some creative solutions to the problem being employed in England. This is the ninth article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and women's roles in affecting change.
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Addams' speech to the National Federation of Settlements on the impact of poverty, reprinted in shortened form in the conference proceedings.
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Addams discusses the Funds to Parents Act, which provides charitable support for impoverished children.
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Addams' speaks on the impact of poverty at the National Federation of Settlements in Pittsburgh.
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Addams argues that it is the responsibility of a democracy to care about the social needs of its citizens.
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Addams questions the process of how pension funds are being distributed to needing families and how it needs to be handled better while criticizing the city of Chicago's government for not doing enough to help the poor.

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