Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Papers, Woman's Peace Party

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Blake asks for Addams permission to include her name on the Children's Peace Petition.

Armstrong expresses his beliefs about the peace movement and the causes of the current war.

Armstrong suggests radical ideas for how Europe, and the world, can achieve peace.

Catt supports Addams' plan for a peace conference and makes suggestions.

Gavit discusses news coverage of the peace meeting held at Henry Street and encourages her to continue speaking out against the war in the hopes that something will strike a spark with the public.

Haskell describes the Endowment's plan to turn public opinion away from preparedness and towards peace. He asks Addams to commit to lectures for them.

Catt discusses the current peace movement as "over masculine" with little interest in the point of view of women. She suggests that women organize a demonstration alone.

Wald does not believe that the Washington peace meeting is a good idea and will attend the Child Labor Conference. She hopes to see Addams.

Addams updates Mead on the conference in Washington and asks Mead to send a pamphlet called "Women and War" to those invited.

Armstrong discusses the updates with women's clubs in Pennsylvania and thanks Addams for speaking at a recent luncheon.

Bramhall discusses the activities of the local women's clubs with suffrage and peace in St. Paul.

Catts corresponds with Addams about the peace movement and the roles of herself and Addams in regards to an upcoming meeting.

Sewall can not obtain a list of national organizations and reveals that Miller will attend the peace conference hosted by Addams if she is invited.

Bailey thanks Addams for her work for suffrage and peace.

Addams asks Mead to present her "Appeal of the Women" at the upcoming meeting in Washington, and notes that suffrage needs to be pushed as a key issue there.

Addams discusses the idea of forming a National Peace Committee of Women that would consist of various smaller organizations that fit the criteria uniting for a common cause.

Schwimmer will be in New York City reporting on the peace movement and has been in contact with many of the leaders in the movement.

Barrett agrees to help Addams with the plans for the Peace Committee. Barrett also sends Addams a fundraising letter.

The National Conference of Charities and Correction cannot send Glenn as a representative to the meeting in Washington, D.C. but she will agree to attend if Addams believes that her presence at the meeting will be especially helpful.

Pringsheim sends support for Addams' peace work from Germany by opposing the sending of ammunition from the States to Europe.

Pringsheim's resume outlines her experiences.

Pringsheim argues that trade practices of the United States in the early years of World War I have not been neutral.

Addams asks Mead to arrive early to the Washington, D.C. peace meeting to help with a situation regarding Lawrence.

Catt apologizes to Addams because she did not know that there was another conference planned in Washington, D.C and it has caused confusion.

Pethick-Lawrence describes a militant peace meeting held in Washignton.

White asks Addams about her attendance at upcoming conferences and meetings.

Addams drafts a reply to White's telegram and briefly describes her itinerary for the weekend.

Short tells Addams that there is a conference arranged for Thursday.

Addams recommends Mez for the Secretary of the Chicago Peace Society.

Blankenburg cannot attend the peace meeting but supports the movement. She does not believe that the peace and suffrage movement should combine.