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Lane discusses a new congressional bill re referendum on entering war.
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Thomas discusses the formation of the Emergency Peace Committee and points discussed at the meeting.
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The American Union Against Militarism requests that members of the Woman's Peace Party inform politicians about alternatives to war given by Bryan.
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Cumberson explains to Addams that a resolution she created has been rendered null and void due to developments regarding the war.
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A suggested amendment to Draft Law proposes that last or only children be exempted from military service and that men pursuing post-graduate study be exempted to preserve teaching and investigation.
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Dales hopes that Addams will use her influence to help pass an amendment to the Draft Law of 1917.
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Karsten tells Dales that Addams wants to send her request through the Woman's Peace Party's legislative committee who can determine whether or not to support the amendments to the Draft Law of 1917.
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Thomas asks Addams to support agricultural legislation to prevent widespread hunger.
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Werkheiser writes a pledge that advocates for the safe use of weapons and peaceful sports.
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Karsten tells McLaughlin that they have no information on the contents of the Espionage Bill.
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Tumulty informs Addams that her issues with the Espionage Bill will be brought to the attention of Wilson.
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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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Cumberson regrets being unable to attend the Peace Conference in the city but has been encouraging people to write the President about the impending war and informs Addams that her physical education bill has been met with support.
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Karsten sends Hunter a copy of a congressional bill which repeals the draft section of army legislation.
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Hunter commends Addams for her success in social work thus far and urges her to keep fighting for the rights of young soldiers and their mothers.
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An eight-page pamphlet summarizing Roosevelt's political record on labor.
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Draper announces the formation of the Progressive Party's Legislative Bureau, its composition, and its duties.
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Karsten informs Meyer that she received his letter addressed to Addams, and expresses her hope that she will be forwarded copies of the hearing Meyer is attending before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
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Addams, et. al, ask Washington to join the campaign American Association for Labor Legislation.
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Addams seeks Washington's aid in a campaign for labor regulations.
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Addams seeks Senator Sutherland's support for the establishment of a Federal Children's Bureau, arguing that it would allow the gathering of information currently not possible.
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Addams expresses why the time is now that women should be able to vote, with in regards to the social power women have which can be used for political power.
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Addams questions the process of how pension funds are being distributed to needing families and how it needs to be handled better while criticizing the city of Chicago's government for not doing enough to help the poor.
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Addams questions the process of how pension funds are being distributed to needing families and how it needs to be handled better while criticizing the city of Chicago's government for not doing enough to help the poor.
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Testimony of Addams and Anna Shaw before a Congressional Committee on Rules regarding woman's suffrage.
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Newspaper report of an Addams' statement about the causes of violent labor actions being antiquated laws.
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Addams' speaks on the impact of poverty at the National Federation of Settlements in Pittsburgh.
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Addams discusses the Funds to Parents Act, which provides charitable support for impoverished children.
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Addams provides an argument against literacy tests for immigrants, proposed by the Burnett Bill recently pased by the U.S. House of Representatives.
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Addams explains the Progressive Party's approach to child labor and legislation.
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