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An excerpt from Addams's remarks at a January 12 City Club Housewarming, focused on Civic Associations' Night, where she discusses how civic associations can be bridges to connect diverse communities.

Post is happy to contribute her name on a telegram.

Post relays the information about the fundraising needs of the Woman's Peace Party and sends charter members leaflets for them to use.

Spencer approves of her name being included on a telegram to President Wilson.

Members of the Pre-Primary Committee urge Addams to communicate with her district's candidates.

Darrow writes to Addams about the defense of Abraham Issak, Julia Mechanic, and other Chicago anarchists in relation to the assassination of President William McKinley.

Richberg discusses the reasons he declined appointment as Cook County Assistant Attorney.

On behalf of the U.S. Secretary of Labor, Malone invites Addams to serve on the Committee on Organization of the Congress on Social Insurance.

Devine writes Balch to deny the charge against him that he objected to Addams' involvement in politics.

Karsten writes to Patten about Addams's appearance at the House Committee of Military Affairs.

Karsten tells Stokes that she has filled out cards regarding political candidates because Addams cannot do it in time.

Johnson examines the emotional aspects of the presidential election and how politicians use emotion to win votes.

Porter commends Addams' role with the Progressive Party and invites her to speak in California.

Kellor writes Addams about the defeat of woman suffrage in Ohio, arguing that women should join the Progressive Party .

Upton tells Addams that she opposed the message that NAWSA Executive Committee sent to the government regarding the war.

Gilman's supportive editorial about Theodore Roosevelt and his accomplishments.
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Addams argues for woman suffrage, demonstrating the limits of influence that women can have on political affairs without the vote.

Tufts asks Addams to head a child labor committee in order to secure three measures.

Addams and Abbott write Underwood to oppose a Congressional bill to require literacy tests for immigrants.
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Addams argues for women's increased participation in politics and defends her decision to back a political party.

Addams has enclosed a response to Amos Pinchot's request to provide words of support for his brother, Gifford Pinchot.

Addams is delighted by Thomas's work with the Emergency Committee and wants her to organize a meeting.

Addams explains the potential value of Levinson's skills and notes the role Women's Clubs will play in the peace agenda.

Addams sends Kellogg a publicity flyer for a Progressive Party campaign rally.

Lewis criticizes Addams and the Progressive Party for claiming to be the only party supporting women's suffrage, as the Socialist Party has supported the suffrage movement since its founding in 1901.
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Addams discusses her impressions of the campaign and election results in a speech to the City Club on November 13; the report of the event was published on November 27. Other speakers at the event were not included.

Robins sends Kellor an report of Chicago lectures for the Progressive Party campaign.

Robins sends Addams a report of the activities of Progressive Party women.
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