Emily Greene Balch Papers

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Addams provides an overview of the activities of the Hull-House Labor Museum, complete with illustrations of weaving. The sixteen-page report discusses the weaving and cloth-making techniques of various immigrants who live in the Hull-Houseā€¦

Addams writes Balch, telling her she is happy that Balch can be at Hull-House in May.

Wald invites Balch to a round-table discussion on peace.

Addams asks Balch to accompany her to the International Congress of Women as a representative of the Woman's Peace Party.

Addams tells Balch that she cannot travel to New York due to her bronchitis and hopes that Aletta Jacobs might be able to come to her.

Smith asks Balch to postpone her visit due to the severity of Addams' bronchitis.

Addams drafts a letter to Wilson about Jacobs' visit to the White House.

Addams asks Balch to attend the International Congress of Women at The Hague due to her experience with race and nationalism.

Addams advises Balch to send the money she has collected for Amsterdam to Jacobs.

Addams tells Balch that she cannot travel to the international peace meetings being held in Europe.

Addams reports that she has not heard from Aletta Jacobs and advises a referendum.

Addams tells Balch that a meeting in Copenhagen is not possible due to travel restrictions.

Addams tells Balch that she is confused about the conflicting reports about the Copenhagen meeting of the International Committee of Women for Permanent Peace, but hopes that Chrystal Macmillan will use her judgement.

Macmillan offers Greene some alternative ideas in light of the cancellation for plans to meet in Copenhagen.

Addams asks Shelley to meet Rosika Schwimmer when her boat lands and help arrange a meeting in Bar Harbor with Addams and Emily Balch.

Addams hopes that Balch enjoyed her time with Ford. She will write to Schwimmer when her boat arrives, although it may be late.

Addams wishes that Andrew Carnegie's organization could help provide funds for David Starr Jordan and his wife to travel as peace delegates.

Addams is looking forward to raising money for a conference after the war ends.

Addams asks Balch for the results of the referendum vote of the International Women's Committee for Permanent Peace.,

Addams sends Balch a letter to Mrs. Morris (not found) that they had forgotten about.

Addams accepts Balch's invitation to serve as a correspondent with the Neutral Conference for Continuous Mediation and suggests two other people to be considered.

Addams informs Page that forty-two Americans set sail on the Noordam and she requests aid with British Admiralty.

Addams discusses publishing an article in the Atlantic and details on the decision to hold an international peace conference.

Addams advises Balch about how best she can work towards peace.

Addams sends Balch a letter of interest and hopes that Balch can meet with Lucy Biddle.

Addams updates Balch on work in the peace movement.

A fragment of a letter written by Addams to Balch concerning the country's involvement in World War I.

Addams asks Balch if the American Neutral Conference Committee can urge Washington to call a congress of neutral nations.

Addams writes about funds which have come in and remarks how trivial it all seems in the present situation.