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Clark, Montague, and Lupton oppose the German women's request as propaganda and pledge to let Wilson and the Allied Powers handle negotiations.
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Shulman thanks Addams for her help in raising Liberty Loan funds in the 19th Ward.
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Smith asks Hull-House to complete a survey on the operation of their private electrical plant.
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Addams provides Bestor with details on her upcoming speaking arrangements for the Committee on Public Information.
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Mead argues that a new Constitutional amendment is required to prevent secret meetings and sabotage in the upper echelons of society.
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The Association of Collegiate Alumnae proposed various ways in which women may be included in the war effort and maintain ranks alongside men, primarily as nurses but as other medical specialists as well.
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Van Winkle sends Addams a series of California lecture locations and asks for confirmation and dates.
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Van Winkle requests Addams presence in Jacksonville, FL for the Food Administration
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Post shares her opinion to Mead on the issue of political loyalty during wartime.
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Mead writes about upcoming programs and potential dates in this letter to Addams.
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Ford asks Addams' advice on how to include women in the new Indiana constitution.
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Cumberson regrets that she cannot attend the Woman's Peace Party board meeting, and hopes to attend the annual meeting.
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Taylor proposes financing World War I via an income tax on the wealthy rather than weakening the nation's economy.
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Taylor sends Addams a referendum asking about using income tax to fund World War I.
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Baldwin tells Addams about the difficulties of getting provisions made for conscientious objectors.
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Thomas updates Addams on lobbying efforts and her upcoming travels.
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Addams testifies against conscription before a closed hearing of the House of Representatives Committee on Military Affairs. She was one of many opponents who opposed universal service.
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Addams testifies in opposition to a proposed bill that would censor anti-war speech before the House of Representatives Committee on Judiciary.
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Karsten updates Allee on activities of the Emergency Anti-War Committee and efforts to lobby Congress against joining the war.
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Upton tells Addams that she opposed the message that NAWSA Executive Committee sent to the government regarding the war.
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Bryan expresses to Addams the need for a referendum to involve the general public in the choice of declaring war in hopes that the Government will recognize peaceful alternatives.
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Forbes expresses her concerns regarding the referendum vote that Addams had previously mentioned.
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Dewey sends an invitation to Carnegie, Addams and others to join the National Council of the Committee on National Aid to Education.
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Kurtz asks Addams for her opinion on developing an international federation with police powers to enforce peace treaties.
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Tarbell tells Addams why she declined a position on the United States Tariff Board.
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Addams and Breckinridge praise Wilson for his January 22 speech on internationalism.
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Wilson informs Addams that Ida M. Tarbell cannot serve on the United States Tariff Commission.
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Thomas conveys to Wilson the request of the Woman's Peace Party for an inauguration ceremony with less emphasis on the military.
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Addams was one of the guests at President Wilson's state dinner held at the White House.

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