Breckinridge family papers, 1752-1965

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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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Blackbourn asks Addams to recommend a woman to become chief officer of a state home for delinquent girls in Ohio.
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Addams sends Breckinridge three letters about lynchings, including one from Oswald Garrison Villard that encloses a newspaper clipping about a brutal lynching in Florida.
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Villard asks Addams to protest the lynchings of six black men in Florida.
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Flexner sends Addams his letter to Lillian Wald about the lynching in Livermore, Kentucky.
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Addams writes Breckinridge about progress on her book and discusses Edith Abbott's trip to Europe.
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Addams sends her best wishes and a check to Abbott, who is leaving on a trip abroad.
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Addams asks Breckinridge for a recommendation on filling a job.
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Trice asks Addams to lend her support to the Lincoln-Trice Normal and Industrial Institute for Colored Men and Women.
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Morrell invites Addams to join the board of the American Bureau of Personal and Vocational Psychology.
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Addams sends along a letter to Breckinridge and thanks her for a donation from Frances Plummer.
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Addams provides Whitney a letter of recommendation for Helen Todd.
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Addams sends Breckinridge a letter and suggests the arrangement of a meeting at Hull-House.
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Kalbach expresses his disappointment that Addams cannot serve as a representative to the Congress on Public Assistance in Antwerp and asks for a recommendation to take her place.
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Breckinridge writes Addams about finances, planning, and expected attendees of the upcoming National American Woman Suffrage Association convention in Chicago.
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Addams asks Breckinridge's opinion on a enclosed letter (not found) that requests $500 from Chicago.
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Addams sends an enclosure (not found) for Breckinridge's opinion.
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Breckinridge returns Ovington's letter (not found) to Addams.
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Jencks asks Addams for recommendations in the hiring of an executive secretary for the Women's Civic League in Baltimore.
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Dallam asks Addams to recommend people for a nursing position in her community's efforts against tuberculosis.
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The Texas Federation of Women's Clubs seeks Addams' advice in the development of a state-wide survey it is planning.
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Pearl writes Addams for advice about starting a settlement house for African Americans.
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Addams sends Breckinridge a letter (not found) from a potential employee for Breckinridge's Research Department, and suffrage matters.
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Addams send's Breckinridge a letter from a "promising young man" who might work at Breckinridge's School (enclosure not found).
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Hopkins writes Addams about her financial predicament and asks for advice about finding employment.
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After Addams declined an invitation to speak at the Industrial School Association in Detroit, Hatch writes in the hopes of scheduling another time and to solicit ideas for a replacement.
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Addams thanks Breckinridge for sending her a report on education, encloses a letter about the issues of rural education, and notes that she has lost faith in her writing project.
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Likely enclosing a letter (not found) from a young man, Addams asks Breckinridge if she can assist him.
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Addams asks Breckinridge if she knows of a suitable candidate for a vacant position.