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Addams' Presidential Address at the National Conference on Charities and Correction, held in St. Louis on May 19-26. Addams reviews the history of charity work and the challenges ahead. She gives examples from her experiences at Hull-House and others.
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Printed version of Addams' Presidential Address at the National Conference on Charities and Correction, held in St. Louis on May 19-26. Addams reviews the history of charity work and the challenges ahead. She gives examples from her experiences at Hull-House and others.
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Schiff writes Wald about his disagreements with Edward T. Devine, who holds the Schiff Chair of Social Economics at Columbia University.
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Addams expresses her concern to La Follette that the After School Club is not a charity.
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Coman reassures Addams about her health, compliments her new article in McClure's Magazine, and discusses plans for the International Institute for Girls in Spain.
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Van Hook writes Addams about her missionary work in Persia and the suffering of the people there.
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Barrett thanks Addams for her articles about prostitution and explains the work of the Florence Crittenton Mission.
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Addams sends Breckinridge a letter (not found) from a woman seeking a scholarship.
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To celebrate his 50th birthday, Rosenwald donates $50,000 to establish a country club for social workers of Chicago.
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Addams discusses the process by which the government and politicians have taken up philanthropic work and argues that the Progressive Party is taking on many of the reforms philanthropists have been working on for years.
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Addams offers a biographical justification of why she has entered politics and joined the Progressive Party. The article was published in October 1912.
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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 provides the Progressive take on Woman and the Ballot for a symposium in the Chicago Record-Herald. She discusses the process by which the government and politicians have taken up philanthropic work and argues that the Progressive Party is taking on many of the reforms philanthropists have been working on for years.
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Addams defends the planks of the Progressive Party's platform by giving evidence from her experience.
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Greene regrets that she is unable to provide a donation to support labor legislation, but she offers her time, instead.
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Addams defends her involvement in partisan politics and argues that philanthropy and politics must often be partners in charting a better future for families and for communities. This is the first article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and a woman'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 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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Addams has read the story Salvation Army Girl and believes it is valuable in furthering the work of the Salvation Army.
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Graves informs Addams that Rosenwald will be donating $500 to the National Child Labor Committee.
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Webster sends Addams a pamphlet on The World's Peace Film Co. which details the company's officers and its plan to create films to promote world peace. It also describes how people can invest in the company to make a profit.