Addams' 1894 talk on the Pullman strike was only published in 1912 in the Survey. She analyzes the strike, drawing comparisons between George Pullman and his workers, and Shakespeare's King Lear and Cordelia.
Addams discusses the work done in Chicago for helping those suffering from mental illness. Her talk was given at the third annual conference of the National Society for the Promotion of Occupational Therapy, held at Hull-House, from September 9 to September 11.
Jacobs tells Addams that they plan to wait until she is recovered in health before they hold the next International Committee of Women for Permanent Peace and asks her about her views on the Ford Peace Ship expedition.