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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.

Addams relays the food and medical crisis effecting postwar Europe to a audience of medical experts.

Hamilton details the various reactions of women from European countries to Addams' lectures.

Kauser updates Addams on efforts to repatriate prisoners of war still held in Siberia.

Blackwell asks Addams for money on behalf of Catherine Breshkovsky, a Russian exile.

Alley denies allegations that the American Government has forestalled the repatriation of prisoners of war in Siberia.
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Addams talks about the settlement as a bulwark against anti-immigrant persecution, using examples of Russian anarchists.

Colby tells Addams the State Department will allow relief workers to enter Russia, but it will have to be at their own risk.

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.

A list of the numbers of prisoners of war still held in Japan and Russia.

Merriman tells Addams about the efforts of the League of Free Nations Association to raise funds.

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.

Wærn-Bugge writes to Balch regarding international recognition of Soviet Russia.

Balch and Macmillan ask Addams to delay her return to the United States so that they can meet and discuss next steps.

Balch sends Addams WILPF's letter to the Secretary of State regarding assistance for Siberian prisoners of war.

Balch forwards Addams a letter regarding conflict in Soviet-Russia, despite the rapidly changing situation and there being little WILPF can accomplish.

Wold invites Addams to join the American Women's Emergency Committee that is sending relief to children in Russia.

Addams argues that international organizations should include humanitarian goals as well as political ones in order to win public support. This was also given as a speech to the Labor Forum in Detroit on November 28.

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.

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