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Addams pays tribute to Theodore Parker at a Memorial Banquet in Chicago, where she praised his anti-slavery work and support of black suffrage, blamed his generation for not extending suffrage to women, and surmised that Parker would have ultimately…
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Addams spoke at a memorial meeting for Iriquois Theater fire victims, organized by the Chicago Teacher's Federation, about the dangers of overlooking violations in fear of being seen as bad people.
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An obituary for Addams' step-brother, George Haldeman.
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Addams' obituary for her step-brother George Haldeman, highlighting his educational achievements.
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Addams writes Wald about Mary Smith's return to Chicago, Joseph Bowen's death, and the progress of the Chicago Child Welfare Exhibit.
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Addams' second address at the memoriam for Jessie Bross Lloyd discusses their relationship and friendship.
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Addams' eulogy for Jessie Bross Lloyd, part of a memorial held at Hull-House, praises Lloyd's friendship, love of conversation, and generosity.
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Draft of Addams' eulogy for Gordon Dewey, who died at eight years of age.
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Addams pays her respects to the late Jennie Dow Harvey, whom she knew as the Hull-House kindergarten teacher, as well as having been a dear friend.
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Addams gave a tribute to the life of Sarah Rozet Smith at the dedication of the Hull-House organ. This speech was later printed as a pamphlet.
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Addams responds to issues Smith mentioned in her last letter.
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Addams responds to Vittum's query about the high costs of funerals for the poor and legislation to provide relief.
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McCulloch & McCulloch inform Addams that Henry L. Barney has left a sum of money to the Hull-House Association in his will.
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Wilmarth writes Addams about her grief following the death of her brother.
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Addams writes Lutkin to inform him of Frederick DeKnatel's absence due to the unexpected death of his sister.
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Addams writes Paulding with apologizes for her inability to make a visit to New York following the death of Ernest Crosby.
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Addams discusses Wald's kindness to Isidore Friedman and Florence Kelley's condition.
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Addams thanks Kelley for her letter, which comforted them all.
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Addams offers condolences to Kelley and asks if she would like a service held at Hull-House for Margaret Kelley with those who knew her best.
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Addams asks Wald about Florence Kelley's condition.
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Addams writes in condolence and concern about Florence Kelley in the wake of Margaret Kelley's death.
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Addams telegrams Kelley, asking if she should come to New York for the funeral of Margaret Kelley.
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Addams' eulogy Gordon Dewey, who died at eight years of age.
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Dewey writes of the grief that the family felt over the death of Gordon Dewey, apologizing for not being better communicators.
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Addams reports to Smith on the funeral of John Peter Altgeld and her visits to the Smith residence.
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Addams writes Haldeman about Marcet's education and the death of Charles Smith.
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Addams thanks Wald for her hospitality in New York and mentions the death of Sarah Smith.
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Addams offers her sympathy on the death of Riis' wife.
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Jane encloses a eulogy on Gordon Dewey to Blaine.
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