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The Chicago branch of the Woman's Peace Party suggests that pacifists work on food conservation, child welfare, better conditions for soldiers, a defense of civil rights and plans for financing the war.
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The Woman's Peace Party outlines steps that peace activists can take once war is declared.
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Karsten asks Baldwin not to use Addams' name with the Liberty Defense Union until she has agreed to have it used.
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A list of name of people likely to join the national committee of the Liberty Defense Union.
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Addams and Wald ask Parker to sign a letter to Woodrow Wilson calling for the maintenance of democratic institutions during war time.
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Addams is one of a number of people who sign a call for a conference to examine the situation of African-Americans since emancipation. Various versions of the call appeared in newspapers across the country.
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Addams explains the evils of unpaid prison labor. This is the fourth article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and a woman's role to affect change.
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Addams likens prison labor camps to slavery and discusses how unpaid prison labor impacts the families of the inmates.
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In the final installment of "Why Women Should Vote," Addams highlights why women need the ballot and argues that woman suffrage is centuries overdue and necessary for women to protect themselves.
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Addams and forty-five other women petition Wilson to halt the deportation of Emmeline Pankhurst.
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