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Addams talks with a Kansas City Star reporter about increased political participation, recreation in cities and her work as garbage collector in Chicago.

Taylor tells Addams on about the success of summer programs at the Chicago Commons Farm Camp and seeks help fundraising for it.

Hoover acknowledges Addams's letter and sends it to the Executive Chairman of the Committee on Outdoor Recreation.

Addams spoke to the Reading Chamber of Commerce on the role that the United States could play in reducing the humanitarian crisis in Europe.

Addams argues for the value of recreation in girls' lives.

Addams offers praise of Charles Howard Mills for his Chautauqua lecture brochure.
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Addams discusses the role of neighborhood centers can play in fostering community.

Pond writes to Bowen regarding a bequest from the Schwabacher family for a summer camp to be operated in conjunction with the University of Chicago Settlement.

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 argues that there needs to be more recreation for young people to keep them away from vice.