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.

Karsten tells Thomas that Addams will attend the American Friends Service Committee meeting in September.

Addams sends Thomas updates on efforts to raise funds for German relief which have been complicated.

Addams tells Trueblood that reports of her Ohio speeches being canceled are exaggerated, and discusses opposition to her work for German relief.

Hobhouse describes hunger as a result of the war in Leipzig, Germany, and asks Addams for relief funds for children there.

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.

Addams sends Thomas a donation from Miss Lasker and asks that some of it be used to send cod-liver oil to Frankfurt.

Addams advises Thomas on how to improve fundraising for German relief in Chicago.

Schmidt updates Addams on the status of raising relief funds for Germany in Chicago.

Addams telegrams Thomas that she cannot devote concentrated time to European relief efforts but will help as she can.

Addams tells Thomas that she and other Hull-House women will help with German relief and updates him on monies gathered.

Rubens tells Byron that his German relief society is no longer active and points him to the German-American Relief Society.

Addams sends Thomas $7 in donations gathered for European relief.

Addams asks Thomas if they can Russian relief to the British Friends Service Committee through the American Friends.

Addams recommends Margaret Stoneborough to Wood as a public speaker for Austrian relief and asks about efforts for the prisoners of war held in Siberia.

Addams sends Thomas donations for European relief.

Addams sends Thomas some materials that show how opposed the WILPF was to creating a new organization for Russian relief.

Addams gives Fry her version of the problems with Brent Allinson and his plans for a new international committee for relief in Russia.

Addams and Hamilton report on their visit to Germany to see conditions after World War I.