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Addams discusses the shift from industrialism to humanism.
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Addams reports that when Lindsey was not nominated for re-election by either party, the women of Denver elected him as an independent.
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A newspaper report of the Chicago City Council hearing about the widening of Halsted Street.
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Addams indicates that she needs copies of Newer Ideals of Peace for distribution to politicians, and thus would like a few sent even if the rest do not come out until January.
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Addams agrees on a January 16 publication date for Newer Ideals of Peace and explains that she hoped to sway opinion on immigration with the book copies.
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Beveridge writes in appreciation of Addams' speech and reports on the progress of the "cause" of ending child labor.
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Addams writes Du Bois to confirm his commitment to deliver a speech at Hull-House on Abraham Lincoln's birthday.
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Roosevelt informs Allison of the passage of a law to investigate and report on the conditions of working women and children in America.
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A newspaper report and excerpts from Addams' February 17 speech at the National Suffrage Convention, after the defeat of municipal suffrage for women in Chicago.
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Hapgood writes Addams, asking her to write an article for Collier's about Chicago politics before the municipal election.
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Fisher sends Addams and other members of the Committee of One Hundred two letters from President Theodore Roosevelt, regarding the creation of a department of health.
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Roosevelt writes Fisher about his opposition to creating a new cabinet position for a department of health, arguing instead for placing it under the guise of an existing cabinet position.
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Roosevelt writes Fisher about progress made for the involvement of the federal government in public health.
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The memorandum explains why it is necessary for the federal government to establish a Bureau of Health.
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Woman's Journal summary of Addams' Mount Holyoke commencement speech covering women's empowerment, college training and morality. The speech was given on June 19, and published on June 29, 1907.
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Addams notifies Breckinridge about a meeting of the Committee for the Extension of Municipal Suffrage for Chicago Women.
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Fisher writes about the upcoming conference of State and Territorial Boards of Public Health to discuss pending Senate and House bills affecting public health.
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Bliss discusses anarchism and socialism in American politics and reacts to Addams' article on the Averbuch Incident.
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Lindsey writes Addams about corruption within the political parties in Denver.
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Addams declines to sign a letter McCulloch sent her because it fails to strike the right tone. This letter is likely related to a statement McCulloch released on December 6 about Theodore Roosevelt's support for women's suffrage.
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Osgood writes Addams to schedule a meeting of the American Association for Labor Legislation after the election.
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Lindsey writes Addams about the victory of an independent candidate in the Colorado election.
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Jones writes Addams about the work of Charles Beals and launching a new peace organization.
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Bentall asks Addams for help in launching a letter-writing campaign to President Theodore Roosevelt in support of political refugees.
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Addams praises Wallas for his book Human Nature and Politics.
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Reynolds asks Addams to support a committee working to prevent extradition of radicals from the United States to Russia, where they would be persecuted.
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Addams is one of the signers of a leaflet, arguing against the enlargement of the U.S. Navy. Shortened versions of this leaflet were also published in newspapers.
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Addams argues for the establishment of a federal bureau for the protection of children, especially regarding the issues of child labor and education. The speech was given before the Fifth National Child Labor Conference, held in Chicago.
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Addams sends an introduction for Charles Beals to Straus and asks him to serve on as honorary chairman of Committee on Commerce and Industry.
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