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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 declines nomination for mayoral race 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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Addams discusses how philanthropic activities become political activities, citing instances from her own work in Chicago.
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Announcement for Jane Addams' speech for the Progressive Party in Chicago.
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Robins reports on Progressive Party activities in Illinois from October 10 to 17.
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Robins discusses the success of a Progressive Party's Chicago store in spreading literature to the public and encourages the establishment of such stores in other cities as well as the formation of branches of the Jane Addams Chorus.
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Plummer assumes that Sippy is a Progressive and asks her to speak to other women about the Progressive Party.
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Plummer asks Henderson to join the Progressive Party and make a speech to Chicago women on why they should join as well.
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Addams discusses how philanthropic activities become political activities, citing instances from her own work in Chicago.
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Robins informs Addams of his intention to endorse Alexander McCormick on the county ticket and expresses his hope that she will to write some articles to help the campaign.
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An anonymous writer apologizes for his misunderstanding of the biases of the Record-Herald against the police. Addams received a copy of this letter.
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Addams received a copy of this anonymous letter, offering a scathing impression of Chicago politicians out to get Police Chief John McWeeny and criticizing the Chicago Tribune as corrupt. The writer uses derogatory names, like "Sneaky" and "Sissy," for many of the characters and calls the press the "Scrofulas."
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Jones writes Addams about plans to organize a committee to plan a tribute to Tolstoy in Chicago.
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Addams writes Smith about a meeting of the Woman's Club and Chicago Garment Workers' Strike.
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Addams writes Smith, criticizing her own work after the publishing of Twenty Years at Hull House, and reporting news about her health and Chicago Garment Workers' Strike.
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Addams talks about the settlement as a bulwark against anti-immigrant persecution, using examples of Russian anarchists.
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Addams argues for women to have the vote in order that they may continue to perform their duties to family and to home in the modern world, where responsibilities, like feeding their children and keeping them safe, are no long directly within their control.
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Addams advocates for public recreational spaces for the benefit of all.
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Addams discusses the movement for municipal suffrage for women in Chicago, arguing that it will help improve schools, public health, and sanitation.
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Addams testifies on the lack of statistics available to adequately analyze the welfare of children in Chicago and argues that a bureau could collect and disseminate such data.
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Osgood writes Addams offering to come to Chicago to help stir up enthusiasm for the local branch of the American Association for Labor Legislation.
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B. F. writes in praise of Addams' article "The Chicago Settlements and Social Unrest" in Charity and the Commons, discussing the role of the settlement in integrating immigrants into city life.
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Greeley praises Addams' article on the Averbuch Incident and discusses his sojourn in Maine.
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Routzahn thanks Addams for her honest article about the Averbuch incident.