American Friends Service Committee Records

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Addams and Hamilton detail in full their trip to countries once in the Central Powers for the Society of Friends, on the matter of food and relief distribution.
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Thomas gives Addams details on the American Friends Service Committee meeting.
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Thomas thanks Addams for forwarding a donation for famine relief in Germany.
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Karsten tells Thomas that Addams will attend the American Friends Service Committee meeting in September.
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Addams sends Thomas updates on efforts to raise funds for German relief which have been complicated.
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Addams tells Trueblood that reports of her Ohio speeches being canceled are exaggerated, and discusses opposition to her work for German relief.
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Hobhouse describes hunger as a result of the war in Leipzig, Germany, and asks Addams for relief funds for children there.
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Byron sends Thomas checks for the German relief fund and asks about the distribution of pamphlets.
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Addams sends Thomas a letter (not found) and fears that they will not be able to secure relief support from the United States Food Administration.
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Addams sends Thomas a donation from Miss Lasker and asks that some of it be used to send cod-liver oil to Frankfurt.
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Thomas thanks Addams for attending the Friends meeting in Philadelphia and updates her on relief efforts in Europe.
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Thomas tells Byron that they are sending pamphlets directly to German-American groups.
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Thomas updates Addams on fundraising and results for European relief efforts.
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Thomas asks Addams to help expand the relief efforts for Germany.
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Addams advises Thomas on how to improve fundraising for German relief in Chicago.
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Schmidt updates Addams on the status of raising relief funds for Germany in Chicago.
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Thomas asks Addams to thank Enella Benedict for their donation to German relief efforts.
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Thomas asks Addams to help secure funds for European relief and sends a report (not found) on how the funds have been spent.
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Addams telegrams Thomas that she cannot devote concentrated time to European relief efforts but will help as she can.
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Addams tells Thomas that she and other Hull-House women will help with German relief and updates him on monies gathered.
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Rubens tells Byron that his German relief society is no longer active and points him to the German-American Relief Society.
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Thomas updates Addams on efforts for German relief, focusing on reaching out to influential German-Americans.
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Creighton provides Addams with details on setting up an Illinois center for the American Relief Committee for German Children.
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Addams sends Thomas $7 in donations gathered for European relief.