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Addams tells Holmes that it is difficult to get any press for a peace meeting in Chicago.
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Ickes tells Addams of the sorry state of the Chicago Branch of the National Advancement for the Colored People and efforts to change it.
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Morris thanks the Executive Committee for their work and officially closes the Chicago Peace Society.
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Morris sends the Executive Board a summary of the vote to disband the organization.
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Morris seeks advice from the Executive Committee about the future of the Chicago Peace Society.
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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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Holt asks that Addams help organize a meeting in Chicago of people who would be an asset to the Neutral Conference.
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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 Anna Eliza 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.