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A form letter from Wilson thanks Addams for her generous response to his recent speech.
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Harding tells Addams that he can't announce it formally, but his administration will support WILPF resolutions regarding the League of Nations.
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Addams predicts that the United States will join the League of Nations eventually.
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Addams is one of the signers of a leaflet, arguing against the enlargement of the U.S. Navy. Shortened versions of this leaflet were also published in newspapers.
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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 discusses changes in the government's view about the common good that have translated into efforts to bring food security to larger populations. Addams gave this speech at the National Conference of Social Work.
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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.
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The Survey corrects the February 7 article that indicated that Addams was under surveillance by the Justice Department.
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Addams offers a biographical justification of why she has entered politics and joined the Progressive Party. The article was published in October 1912.
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Addams offers a counter narrative to the idea that the U.S. government should limit immigration, arguing that immigrants provide benefits to society and are deserving of protections under the law.
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Addams discusses the ill effect of current immigration law before the Brooklyn Jewish Center.
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Addams argues for the establishment of a federal bureau for the protection of children, especially regarding the issues of child labor and education. This is a published version of Addams' speech to the National Child Labor Committee meeting in January 1909.
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In a humorous effort to render the male arguments against woman suffrage absurd, Addams describes a hypothetical world in which women hold power and men are asking for the vote.
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Addams' keynote address before the National American Woman Suffrage Association meeting in Philadelphia argues that women must have the ballot in order to maintain their moral and familial role for the betterment of society.
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Addams discusses the need for better building regulations to prevent tenement fires.
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Addams asks the Senate to supply more funds to relief efforts in post-war Europe.
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Addams' lecture on March 12 at the National Child Labor Committee Conference in Birmingham, Alabama, in which she discusses child labor legislation in Illinois.
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Addams and forty-five other women petition Wilson to halt the deportation of Emmeline Pankhurst.
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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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Addams announces that she is meeting with world leaders to urge them to settle the reparations problem immediately.
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Addams reports that she was not able to meet with government officials and that she will not intervene in reparations discussions.
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Addams responds to suggestions that she run for Mayor of Chicago by indicating that she feels women do not have the experience to serve in political offices.
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Addams testifies on the lack of statistics available to adequately analyze the welfare of children in Chicago and argues that a bureau could collect and disseminate such data.
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Addams defends the Auditorium Theater event after hearing that the government might investigate.
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Addams responds to Archibald Stevenson's inclusion of her on a list of pacifist and maintains that she is loyal to her country.
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Addams discusses the rationale for the International Congress of Women regarding the peace settlement.
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Addams discusses the procedure for hiring civil servants in the light of Charles B. Ball's appointment of sanitary inspector.
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Addams, Stedman and Mathes oppose the establishment of Eastern "blue laws" in the Midwest.
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Newspaper report of a leaflet Addams and others produced in opposition to the enlargement of the U.S. Navy.
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