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In this address given at the 13th Annual Conference for the Study of the Negro Problems held at Atlanta University, Addams discusses the difficulties immigrants face in Chicago.
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Addams writes about the strong racism asserting itself in America, blaming it on segregation and the lack of interaction between white and black people.
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Addams asks Blaine to assist Oswald Villard with the organization of Chicago efforts related to the Association of the Advancement of Colored People.
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Addams sends Breckinridge three letters about lynchings, including one from Oswald Garrison Villard that encloses a newspaper clipping about a brutal lynching in Florida.
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Article about the creation of a permanent committee, on which Jane Addams was invited to serve, coming out of the Conference on the Status of the Negro.
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Walling invites Addams to join the permanent committee created from the Conference on the Status of the Negro.
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Walling asks Addams to reconsider his offer to participate in a conference on African-Americans and asks for her help in securing others to support it.
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Addams thanks Baker for sending her a copy of his book, Following the Color Line: An Account of Negro Citizenship in the American Democracy.
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Dubois regrets not seeing Addams while she was in Atlanta and suggests they meet when he is in Chicago.
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Pinkett praises Addams' defense of immigrants in her article in Charities and Commons andrelates the persecution of immigrants to that of African-Americans.
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A shortened version of Addams' anti-lynching article, "Respect for Law."
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Addams declines Du Bois invitation to the Atlanta Conference on Negro Problems due to a glut of commencement speeches on her schedule.
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Du Bois invites Addams to speak for twenty minutes at the upcoming Atlanta Conference of Negro Problems.
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Addams notes a discussion in the news about creating segregated schools and is calling a meeting at Hull-House to discuss it.
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Addams notes that she sent Haldeman a copy of Du Bois' "Soul of the Black Folk," and asks after Marcet's health.
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Addams reports on events in New Orleans at the Methodist Missionary Conference, including attending a talk by Booker T. Washington. She also writes about changes in her travel plans and how she wishes that Smith was with her.
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