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The International Red Cross reports on the number of Austrian and Hungarian prisoners of war held in Siberia.
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In this narratively rich article in McClure's, Addams reflects on her meeting with Tolstoy in Russia in 1896, on her admiration for his principles, and on her pragmatic approach to good work in the urban, industrial context of Hull-House and its diverse surroundings.

Addams spoke at a meeting of Chicago Russians to hear Madame Katherine Breshkovsky speak on Russian freedom.

Blackwell asks Addams for money on behalf of Catherine Breshkovsky, a Russian exile.
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Addams talks about the settlement as a bulwark against anti-immigrant persecution, using examples of Russian anarchists.

Breshkovsky thanks Starr for her friendship and discusses her difficulties in communicating her ideas.

Breshkovsky updates Addams on her efforts to spread peace work in Russia.

Addams relates a story about peasants in Russia who believe that all Americans are black. It was published in several newspapers on April 16, 1905, and then also under the title of "The Yellow Kid" in an anthology of quotes from famous people.
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Addams discusses the life of Leo Tolstoy and the conditions he faced in Russia.

Menkin writes Addams about writing an article on the Russian government's refusal to honor passports of Catholic or Jewish Americans.

Karsten redirects Gilbert's request for tickets to a conference to Merriam.

Karsten sends Addams copies of recent reports. She also discusses upcoming activities, including details of the Russian Commission and Hull-House.

Karsten invites Harper to a talk at Hull-House and discusses plans for a meeting.

Lazareff writes to Blackwell while sailing to Europe about bolshevism, communism, socialis and democracy m in Russia.

Gilbert asks Addams for three seats to a public mass meeting in Chicago in honor of the Russian Commission.

Reynolds asks Addams to support a committee working to prevent extradition of radicals from the United States to Russia, where they would be persecuted.

At a rally organized by Catherine Breshkovsky to raise support for Russia, Addams speaks about peace and revolution.

A telegram welcomes Bakhmeteff and the Russian Mission to the United States to Chicago.

Addams thanks Sedgwick for sending her a book and remarks about an article which might further inform him on Russia.

Addams asks Sedgwick to contact her publisher and relates some subjects which she may be interested in writing about.

Addams discusses Raymond Robins' assignment in Russia and Hull-House affairs.

Addams writes to Lillian Wald regarding Ivan Narodny's letters to her.

Addams writes Wald about her plans for an upcoming trip to New York and concerns about the Russian Civil War.

Addams shares information on travel plans with Mary Rozet Smith and her interest in Russia.

Addams tells Harper that she and Rachelle Yarros will approach certain names about the League to Aid and Support Russia. She notes that there will be a Russian speaker at Hull-House and hopes to hold a meeting then.

Addams asks the American Embassy in Petrograd whether Emily Greene Balch and other members of her delegation are still in Russia.

Addams explains her travel plans for the end of July and how she might be able to help Lane with publishing her speech.

Addams, Pond, and Berg invite Bakhmeteff and the Russian War Commission to attend a meeting in Chicago.

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