David Starr Jordan Papers

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Addams agrees to serve on any Peace Committee that Jordan is involved in and tells him about the eagerness for a peace conference in January.

Addams thanks Jordan for an article in The Survey.

Jordan praises Addams' essays about the war as among the best he has seen.

Addams notifies Jordan about a trip she is going on to the Hague and hopes she can visit him in August.

Jordan replies to Addams' letter about her trip to The Hague and asks if she would be available to visit on certain dates in August.

Addams suggests that she could speak at the National Education Association on August 28.

Addams tries to arrange a September speaking engagement for peace to coincide with her appearance at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition.

Addams asks Jordan to consider joining the Ford Peace Ship expedition in an effort to try to return its goal to a conference of neutral nations, noting that her health will not permit her to travel to Europe.

Addams discusses her health and her association with the Ford Peace Ship and upcoming peace meetings in Europe.

Addams thanks Jordan for his letter and sends him several documents describing the Henry Ford peace expedition.

Kellogg discusses the various reports of the Ford peace expedition with Addams.

Jordan has little hope for the meetings that United States officials are having in Europe.

Jordan sends his impressions of two candidates for a peace job to Addams.

Jordan expresses his frustration over the fact that he finds the people chosen for a mediation group at the Berne Conference to be unqualified and difficult to work with.

Addams alerts Jordan of her concern that the Neutral Conference for Continuous Mediation is failing and might need to be restarted.

Lloyd asks Addams to influence Henry Ford to continue supporting peace efforts in Europe.

Addams updates Jordan on the latest news from the Neutral Conference and notes her disappointment that Henry Ford has not followed through his promises.

Addams hopes that Jordan can visit her at Louise Bowen's house.

Addams tells Jordan how the Conference of Oppressed Nationalities is being organized.

Addams sends Jordan speech notes (not found) from a recent speech in Kansas City and hopes to arrange to meet him.