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Addams tells a story of a sixteen year-old bootlegger as part of a speech about juvenile delinquency.

Addams discusses the importance of social work to the health of a community in an address to the National Federation of Settlements in Cleveland.

Mary Field reports on her interview of Addams with regard to the criminal case against Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb for the murder of fourteen year old Bobby Franks in Chicago. Other comments were made by Carl Sandburg and Elllsworth Faris.

Addams discusses the impact of prohibition on urban communities and notes a gradual increase in availability of alcohol due to home-based distilling. Addams gave this talk to the Kalamazoo and Battle Creek Social Workers' Clubs at the Y.W.C.A. building.

Addams asks MacDougald to organize the women of Atlanta to seek a reprieve for Leo Frank in order to review the evidence.

Addams discusses the value of social work at a mass meeting held at the National Conference of Social Work in Cleveland.

Stahl criticizes Addams for her opposititon to capital punishment.

Rich disputes Addams's views on capital punishment, claiming that sentimental opposition results in more crime.

Knox takes issues with Addams's opposition to capital punishment, offering examples of English justice.

The Tribune praises Governor Lowden's decision to allow Nicholas Viana to be executed and calls Addams's appeal sentimental.