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  • Written by: Addams, Jane (1860-1935)
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Addams discusses the problems that charity workers face when they bring middle-class assumptions about the poor to their efforts to practically help them.
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Jane Addams' diary.
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Addams' argues that mob violence, and particularly lynching against African Americans in the South, erodes respect for the all among all groups and accomplishes nothing positive for any community that condones it.
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Addams updates Ely on her progress on Democracy and Social Ethics.
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Addams writes Haldeman about a book by William Allen White, probably Stratagems and Spoils: Stories of Love and Politics (1901).
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Addams writes Haldeman regarding legal matters, a visit from John Linn, and Christmas gifts.
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Addams provides Sax contact information for J. Weintraub in New York and discusses her recent lecture in Iowa.
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Addams apologizes for failing to send Blaine her New York lecture.
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Addams complains about a bust and advises Haldeman not to order it without seeing it, and notes some stir in the Dakota land.
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Addams' draft notes for a eulogy for Alzina Parsons Stevens in which she quotes from William Wordsworth's "The Happy Warrior."
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Addam's notes for a tribute to Alzina Parsons Stevens, the president of Hull-House's Woman's Club.
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Addams eagerly awaits Kelley's arrival for a month in March and plans a meeting.
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Addams updates Haldeman about financial and legal dealings about the Lake Forest property.
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Addams thanks Moody for his recent poem, "On the Soldier Fallen in the Philippines," published in the Atlantic and discusses her inadequate reaction to the war dead.
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Addams briefly asks Kelley not to send any money because John Kelley was her guest.
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Addams writes to Haldeman about the disposition of debts and taxes on Mary Linn's estate, interactions with John Linn, and her financial situation.
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Addams explores lessons learned from the 19th century, and sees the greatest menace for the future as the lack of faith in the people and an over reliance on national pride.
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Addams explores lessons learned from the 19th century, and sees the greatest menace for the future as the lack of faith in the people and an over reliance on national pride.
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Addams sends Blatchford a check for a fee and requests information about taxes owed on properties in Mary Linn's estate.
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Addams apologizes for writing the wrong amount on the check she sent and acknowledges Blatchford's check.
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Addams discusses the upcoming visit of Peytr Kropotkin and asks if Ely can arrange any lectures for him in Madison, Wisconsin.
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Addams informs Blaine that she and Elizabeth Hughes will visit on Friday.
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Addams asks if Adams can arrange lectures in Ann Arbor, Michigan, for Peytr Kropotkin in April, noting that she seems to have become his western manager.
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Addams writes Linn concerning financial matters and paying Linn's tuition expenses.
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Addams lays out figures from payment from Storm Lake property between John, Weber, Esther and Stanley Linn.
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Addams reminds Blaine about a reception for neighborhood teachers at which Elizabeth Hughes will speak.
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Addams sends Blaine early products of the labor museum, which Blaine helped inspire and support.
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Addams discusses English settlement work at the Kenwood Evangelical Church.
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Addams discussed the role of schools in preparing children for life in a speech at the Ethical Society.
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Addams thanks Blaine for her donation, which will secure future manual classes and the Labor Museum.
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