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  • Mentions: Government of the United States
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Addams' speech before the National Child Labor Committee in Cincinnati calls for government regulations to protect women and children.
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Addams discusses the role of international courts and organizations in avoiding war and settling disputes.
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Addams discusses the role of international courts and organizations in avoiding war and settling disputes.
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In two Detroit speeches, Addams praises the candidacy of Robert La Follette for the presidency and offers impressions from her world trip.
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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. The speech was given before the Fifth National Child Labor Conference, held in Chicago.
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Addams discusses the goals of the Woman's Peace Party and hopes that a Conference of Neutral Nations will begin negotiations to end the war.
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Jacobs writes to explain a report that she disavowed Addams's report on the German trip and reports on her activities.
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McKelway commends Addams for her work with the Progressive Party but tells her he supports Wilson.
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Post opines on the People's Council, changing the name of the Woman's Peace Party, and an upcoming Woman's Peace Party Executive Board meeting.
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Post writes Addams, suggesting that the Woman's Peace Party hold its meeting and proposing dates.
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Post shares her opinion to Mead on the issue of political loyalty during wartime.
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Alley denies allegations that the American government has forestalled the repatriation of prisoners of war in Siberia.
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Adee confirms that the American Young Men's Christian Association has never offered to repatriate prisoners of war.
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Alvee tells Addams that the State Department cannot interview in John Reed's arrest save to assure he has a fair trial.
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Woods updates the group on the progress of having the Pan-American Committee bill introduced into the Congressional Record.
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Woods tells Addams about differences of opinion over the theme for the International Congress of Women and efforts to secure delegates from Europe.
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Spencer writes Addams about the Woman's Peace Party and the recent conference in Washington.
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The author seeks Addams' help in convincing the government to aid in his cause to find an island where anarchists can live.
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Porter asks the government to clarify its peace aims now that the United States has joined the war.
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Parsons goes over multiple points about the current climate around the war in Europe and how President Wilson can keep America neutral.
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Marshall argues that disarmament will reduce military spending and urges delegates to the Washington Conference to work towards peace
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Love writes to Addams about Germany's warmongering and condemns its militarism.
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Macmillan writes Addams regarding the League of Nations and compulsory testing and treatment for venereal disease.
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The Committee outlines its program to work for a positive political and social relationship between Japan and America.