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Addams describes child labor and education in Chicago, especially among immigrants. This is a slightly modified version of "Child Labor and Pauperism," which had earlier appeared in the proceedings of the National Conference of Charities and Correction. It is also the full version of the "Child and Pauperism" fragment.
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Taylor and Addams discuss the arrest of Abraham Isaak.
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Addams discusses the role of education in the lives of working class children. This is an excerpt from her book Democracy and Social Ethics.
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A published version of a speech Addams delivered in February 1905, it is a discussion of the benefits of elective school boards, touching on practical education in public schools.
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Balch tells Wickersham that Addams is busy with the peace activiries and sends him other contacts and notes Addams's statement on Japanese immigration.
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Emily Greene Balch writes to the American Consulate as a character reference for Miss Bertha Schulthess who wished to come to America.
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Addams argues that international organizations should include humanitarian goals as well as political ones in order to win public support. This was also given as a speech to the Labor Forum in Detroit on Nov. 28, 1920.
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Addams spoke to the Reading Chamber of Commerce on the role that the United States could play in reducing the humanitarian crisis in Europe.
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MacVeagh writes Addams about his intention to read her Charities and the Commons article on the Averbuch incident.
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Speranza asks the members of the Committee on Crime and Immigration to inform him of particular questions the committee should consider and that they will convene via correspondence due to the difficulty of scheduling a meeting of the group.
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Speranza thanks Abbott and Jane Addams for their work on behalf of the American Institute of Criminal Law & Criminology in its investigation of the courts.
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Speranza hopes Addams will take the time to meet with the new acting Counsul General of Italy for Chicago as he is interested in "sociological questions".
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Culver praises Addams' Charities and the Commons article and her recent speech.
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Von Trueberg asks Addams for help in lobbying Congress to admit more immigrants from Italy, Germany and Austria.
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Addams describes the efforts of Hull-House in a speech to the Sunset Club in Chicago.
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Addams speaks to the Biennial Convention of the General Federation of Women's Clubs on how clubs can help immigrant women adjust to life in America.
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Addams reviews the research and papers of her colleagues on the topics of immigration, employment, and education at the National Charities and Correction meeting.
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Addams argues that even as immigration has caused congestion in cities, it has also brought cultural beauty, which Americans should embrace and enjoy. This speech was given at the National Conference of Charities and Correction in Buffalo on June 12, 1909.
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Addams is interviewed about her stance on literacy testing for immigrants, before she lobbied on Capitol Hill for the issue.
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Feld gives her impressions of an interview with Addams at at Hull House.
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Addams discusses the effects of the war on young girls and women, efforts to ban German-language newspapers, and food conservation efforts.
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Addams and Abbott write Underwood to oppose a Congressional bill to require literacy tests for immigrants.
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Addams describes the Progressive Party's pledge to support new immigrants by creating protection for industrial laborers.
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Addams sends Woods an article by David Starr Jordan on the Japanese immigration question.