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  • Subject is exactly "Addams, Jane, and the government"
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Certificate thanking Addams for her help raising funds for the Fourth Liberty Loan.
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Addams discusses deciding who to vote for in the Presidential Election.
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Van Winkle sends Addams a series of California lecture locations and asks for confirmation and dates.
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Addams agrees to speak for the United States Food Administration in San Francisco.
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Van Winkle asks Addams to speak in San Francisco on food conservation.
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Van Winkle asks Addams to speak in New Orleans and then travel to California via a southern route.
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Shulman thanks Addams for her help in raising Liberty Loan funds in the 19th Ward.
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Van Winkle thanks Addams for agreeing to lecture and compliments her speech.
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Addams discusses the need for better building regulations to prevent tenement fires.
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Van Winkle tells Karsten that Addams's receipts for travel have been processed.
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Addams critiques the prioritization of commerce over charity and describes the work of the United States Food Administration. Addams also describes her concern for food insecurity and the importance American farmers have in feeding the world. Addams gave the speech at the National Conference of Social Work on May 18, 1918.
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Addams provides Bestor with details on her upcoming speaking arrangements for the Committee on Public Information.
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Van Winkle tells Addams that the Food Administration will cover her speaking expenses and that they don't want Addams to have to pay her own costs.
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Addams hopes to see Lindsey soon and commiserates about the difficulty of finding a way to help on the home front.
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Van Winkle sends Addams details on her speech in St. Louis and the methods needed to apply for travel reimbursements.
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Addams tells Van Winkle that she will donate past expenses incurred in speaking for the Food Administration and will keep better records going forward.
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Van Winkle tells Karsten that the Food Administration is discussing how to reimburse Addams for travel costs.
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Karsten tells Van Winkle that Addams did not save her travel receipts, but hopes that the expenses can still be covered.
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Van Winkle sends Karsten a reimbursement voucher for Addams' travel costs.
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Van Winkle asks Karsten for a copy of Addams' food conservation speech.
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Van Winkle asks Karsten for receipts for Addams' recent travels and provides details on how Addams should handle travel payment in future.
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Wilbur asks Karsten for dates that Addams can speak on food conservation.
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Baker thanks Addams for her letter on conscientious objectors and promises that it will be reviewed by Congress as they make decisions.
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Addams lobbies several Illinois state legislators to support the passage of a bill to limit women's labor to eight hours a day.
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Addams asks Baker to include amendments for conscientious objectors in the pending Selective Draft bill.
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Addams refuses Lane's request to sign an open letter to President Wilson begging to avert war.
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Addams calls Wilson's attention to a congressional bill on espionage which she believes threatens the freedoms of US citizens.
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Addams refuses Lochner's request to set up an interview for him with President Wilson.
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Addams was one of the guests at President Wilson's state dinner held at the White House.
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A news account of Addams' criticism of President Wilson on woman suffrage and affirmation of her membership in the Progressive Party.
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