Swarthmore College Peace Collections500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA, 19081-1399

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Blaine reports her surprise that Bowen has said that she promised $25,000 to the endowment to Hull-House several years back.
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Williams tells Addams about another version of the "devil baby" story he heard in Pittsburgh.
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Page sends a translation of a letter to Addams that she thinks will interest Addams.
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Nourse tells Addams that the Hull House Players decided to donate all their money to Hull House after disbanding.
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Addams gives a praising review of Lovett's play Cowards.
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A writing by Addams detailing the many reasons why it is important that women be given the right to vote, and of how the movement is not just found in Western nations, but globally.
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Addams questions the process of how pension funds are being distributed to needing families and how it needs to be handled better while criticizing the city of Chicago's government for not doing enough to help the poor.
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Speech given by Addams at the Biennial Convention of the General Federation of Women's Clubs, concerning the role women's clubs has and can further have in shaping policies.
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Addams expresses why the time is now that women should be able to vote, with in regards to the social power women have which can be used for political power.
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A preface by Addams for a book by Bowen, Civic Protection for Young People, explaining the importance the book it is written for, why it should be read and listened to concerning matters addressed in it.
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Addams argues that international peace is not a failed idea, and even though World War I is in the early stages of fighting it is not too late to stop war from continuing.
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Addams discusses her work with the International Congress of Women, the delegations to European leaders, and her views on the need for peace. The event was held at the Chicago Auditorium and attended by both peace activists and the general public,…
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Hillman thanks Addams for her support of the clothing workers of Chicago, and goes on to detail their struggle.