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Addams discusses the weakness of civil service as a force for humanitarianism, detailing the shortcomings of the public takeover of efforts that were previously in the domain of private individuals and charities.
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Addams discusses the weakness of civil service as a force for humanitarianism, detailing the shortcomings of the public takeover of efforts that were previously in the domain of private individuals and charities.
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Addams works with McCormick to support his candidacy for Cook County Board president.
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Addams telegrams Merriam to ask the Progressive Party to support Alexander McCormick's bid for Cook Country Board.
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Addams writes Robins about social workers' efforts to convince A. A. McCormick to run for president of the Cook County Board in Illinois.
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Addams sends a telegram to Robins asking the Progressive Party to support A. A. McCormick for Country Board.
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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 role of a lack of recreation for youth as a source of political corruption and argues for the establishment of regulated public spaces to encourage cooperative and positive relationships.
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Using her home Nineteenth Ward in Chicago as an example, Addams explains how political corruption is born in the corruption of youth and argues for the establishment of regulated public spaces to encourage cooperative and positive relationships instead. This is the eighth article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and a woman's role to affect change.
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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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An application for endorsement as a charitable organization from the Chicago Association of Commerce.
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Addams urges new women voters in Chicago to vote nonpartisan in local elections.
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Merriam sends Addams a copy of an ordinance to create a Department of Public Welfare in Chicago and invites her to join a conference on it.
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Addams recaps the events of a recent local Chicago election where women were allowed to vote and shows that women voters can be helpful to social reforms by being partisan voters.
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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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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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McCormick sends Addams a letter regarding the composition of the committee for feeble-mindedness and invites her to attend the meeting.
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Addams speaks to the National Civil Service Reform League's annual meeting about the issues with the merit system in civil service.
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Tunnicliff and Jahn call an emergency meeting to help ration diminished coal supplies throughout Chicago.
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Addams tells Browne stories about John Altgeld for a biography he is writing.
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Addams agrees with Crowe that Chicago firemen deserve pay increases and invites her to speak to the Hull-House Women's Club.
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Browne tells Post that he has completed the Altgeld biography and seeks help promoting the book.