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Browne updates Post about his efforts to write a biography of John P. Altgeld.
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Post turns over his rights and interests in writing a biography of John Peter Altgeld to Browne.
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A list of those who have paid subscriptions to publish the John P. Altgeld biography.
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Post updates the subscribers about changes in the Altgeld biography plans, telling them that Waldo Browne will be the author.
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Merriam asks Addams to help a doctoral student write a thesis on her personality and career.
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Chappell tells Addams about the way people in Cedarville see her.
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Barnett tells Addams that her book will be distributed to American settlements.
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Addams seeks Hull's advice about joining the Neutral Conference for Continuous Mediation and remarks about her religious affiliation.
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Addams describes Bowen's life story and her contributions to numerous causes.
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At the Lincoln Center, Addams and others speak in memory of Colonel John A. Davis. This excerpt is part of a larger article and only Addams' words are included.
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Addams describes why Botticelli's Fortitude is her favorite piece of art. Her description appeared with others by  leading Americans about their favorites.
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Addams offers a biographical justification of why she has entered politics and joined the Progressive Party. The article was published in October 1912.
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Addams' brief tribute to and biography of Louise DeKoven Bowen.
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A draft of Addams' brief tribute to Louise DeKoven Bowen that was later published in the American Magazine.
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Addams relates the story of meeting Tolstoy and his criticism of wealthy activists.
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Addams discusses the formation and goals of Hull-House in a speech to the B'rith Kodesh Temple.
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Addams writes about finding a location for her settlement and the early days of settling into the neighborhood and developing the ideas for their work. This is the third of six articles excerpted from Twenty Years at Hull-House.
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Addams discusses her childhood, the influence of her father and Lincoln, and her early thoughts on morality and responsibility to the community. This is the first of six articles excerpted from Twenty Years at Hull-House.
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Addams recalls stories from her childhood meetings with Civil War Colonel John A. Davis, as part of a dedication of a guest chamber at the Abraham Lincoln Center settlement in his honor. The speech was published in a pamphlet on the event.
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