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Addams praises Wilmarth's impact on women's organizations, reform, settlements, and progressive politics in Chicago.
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Harper tells Addams about his work with the League to Aid and Cooperate with Russia.
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The Urban League reports the organizations, government agencies, and newspapers that it works with and describes its activities, including employment and welfare work.
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Karsten updates Addams on business in Chicago, including a resolution created to deter the Board of Education from implementing military drills in high schools and a peace exhibit to be held in March.
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Morris reports on a recent meeting of the American Peace Society and discusses efforts to broaden the work of the Chicago Peace Society.
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Campbell tells Addams of her experiences working for a wealthy family in Chicago and thanks Addams for what she does for the working class.
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Addams, pays tribute to the work and deeds of her recently departed friend Nicholes.
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After a visit from Schwimmer and Macmillan, Addams still feels that a mass meeting should be held. Macmillan, Schwimmer, and Jacobs should serve as speakers, in her opinion.
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A preface by Addams for a book by Bowen, Civic Protection for Young People, explaining the importance the book it is written for, why it should be read and listened to concerning matters addressed in it.
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A summary of an Addams' speech about the role of women in keeping city streets clean.
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Addams writes to Robins about a meeting with Perkins, Mrs. Robins' health, and issues with peace organizations.
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Addams recommends Mez for the Secretary of the Chicago Peace Society.
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Addams' brief opening address at the Chicago Child Welfare Exhibit.
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Addams updates Schwimmer about her first appointment in Chicago, the women's peace meeting in January, and Mrs. Pethick-Lawrence's group.
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With Maud Booth, Addams addresses the Merchant's Club, appealing for aid in helping criminals and rescuing boys who may become criminals.
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Addams argues for women to have the vote in order that they may continue to perform their duties to family and to home in the modern world, where responsibilities, like feeding their children and keeping them safe, are no long directly within their control.
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Breckinridge writes Shankle that the Chicago community is already devoting funds to other educational projects and cannot support Shankle's request for funds at this time.
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Taylor writes Addams about his organization's May Festival and Civic Welfare Exhibit.
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Addams gave this speech at a meeting of the National Child Labor Committee, held in New York City. In it she discussed the child labor reform work done in Chicago.
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Lindsey congratulates Addams on the Child Welfare Exhibit and sends his hopes that he will be able to talk to her soon about his stance on the child actor law.
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Vincent reports to Addams about the need to secure contributions for the Chicago Municipal Museum to participate in World's Fair in St. Louis.
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Addams telegrams Hooker that the letter signed by the acting Mayor was sent.
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Addams updates Hooker on the status of letters by Judge Walker and Mr. Vincent.
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Aldis compliments Addams on her "Chicago Settlements and Social Unrest" article about the Averbuch incident.
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Culver sends Addams a $50 donation to help Olga Averbuch and promises a $2,000 donation for Hull-House.
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Winslow requests that Addams gives Professor Frederick Starr a platform on which to speak about the Philippine Islands.
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Addams has been compiling a list of names for the Chicago membership of the American Association for Labor Legislation.
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Houghteling praises Addams' article in Charities and the Commons and her work in Chicago.
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Addams invites Osgood to Hull-House for a Chicago meeting regarding the American Association for Labor Legislation.
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