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Addams' argues that mob violence, and particularly lynching against African Americans in the South, erodes respect for the all among all groups and accomplishes nothing positive for any community that condones it.
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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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Deknatel writes on Addams behalf, disputing an article which states that she is in favor of lynching African-Americans.
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Addams attends the Middle States and Mississippi Valley Negro Exposition and comments that in future the work of women will equal that of men.
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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 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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Du Bois invites Addams to speak for twenty minutes at the Tenth Annual Conference for the Study of the Negro Problems.
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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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Pinkett praises Addams' defense of immigrants in her article in Charities and Commons and relates the persecution of immigrants to that of African-Americans.
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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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Dubois regrets not seeing Addams while she was in Atlanta and suggests they meet when he is in Chicago.
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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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Addams is one of a number of people who sign a call for a conference to examine the situation of African-Americans since emancipation. Various versions of the call appeared in newspapers across the country.
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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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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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Hawkins praises Addams' Twenty Years at Hull House and asks her to donate a copy to the black Social Settlement in Washington, D.C.
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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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Addams writes Crane about a misunderstanding in regard to the leadership of the National American Woman Suffrage Convention in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Addams expounds upon the role of religious education in keeping youth from vice and examines the difficult standards to which young women are held. This is the third in a five-part series, which would ultimately be published as A New Conscience and an Ancient Evil later in the year.
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The Colored Woman's Civic Club thanks Addams for her support black rights at the Progressive Party Convention.
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Ransom praises Addams' public opposition to the exclusion of black delegates at the Progressive Party Convention.
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Trotter praises Addams' public opposition to the exclusion of black delegates at the Progressive Party Convention and asks her to consider opposing Theodore Roosevelt.
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McDowell complains to Addams that Roosevelt made a mistake by courting white Southerners and ignoring the needs of southern African-Americans.
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Woolley praises Addams for standing up for African-Americans at the Progressive Party Convention.
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Mossell praises Addams for standing up for black suffrage and asks her to continue her support in the Progressive Party.
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Allain asks Addams why the Progressive Party Platform abandoned African Americans.
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