Harold Ickes Papers

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Ickes writes Addams about giving her the balance of the fund established after the Averbuch Incident.
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Addams accepts Ickes' invitation to become a member of the Cook County Progressive Committee, but cautions that her busy schedule may keep her from being of any real use.
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Ickes writes Addams suggesting that the Non-partisan meeting needs to be called or cancelled so that it does not embarrass the Progressive Party.
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Addams sends Ickes enclosed some communications (not found) that were forgotten in a previous letter.
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Ickes explains that he will look into last year's Progressive Rally at Riverview. He also apologizes to Addams for problems Alice Carpenter encountered.
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Pinchot sends Addams a confidential letter (not found) he wrote to Senator Dixon about the Progressive Party.
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Addams would like to speak to Ickes about an appeal she received.
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Ickes is glad to make an appointment to see Addams.
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Addams asks Ickes to act as her proxy in the West Virginia matter.
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Ickes informs Addams that the Progressive Party's Executive Committee is replacing William Dawson with Mr. Edwards.
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Addams shares her opinion on Thompson but she has missed several meetings so she is not as informed as Ickes on the subject.
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Addams sends Ickes a paper with a suggestion that she received.
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Addams sends Ickes a letter (not found) about financing a Southern newspaper.
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Addams sends letters (not found) to Ickes.
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Ickes informs Addams that McDowell and Purvin are running on the Progressive ticket, and to ask her to wire him Bowen's consent to run as well.
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Addams inform Ickes that Bowen must take herself out of the running for county commissioner because she is seriously ill.
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Addams informs Ickes that Bowen is still too ill to receive any messages and she will not reconsider withdrawing from the race she was meant to participate in under the Progressive Party ticket.
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Addams informs Ickes that Bowen cannot run as a co-candidate in an upcoming meeting due to sudden illness.
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Addams has chosen Ickes to take her place in a meeting of the Executive Committee of the Progressive Party.
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Ickes accepts Addams' suggestion for him to serve as a proxy for her in New York and includes instructions on how to remove Bowen's name from a ballot for a future election.
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Addams wonders if Ickes can use her Twenty Years at Hull-House discussion of the Issak case for a statement rather than having her draft a new one.
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Addams notes that she hasn't been able to write on the Isaaks as quickly as she wanted, and encloses a letter from McCarthy (not found).
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Addams passes on an analysis with this short note to Ickes.
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Addams will miss the Progressive Party meeting, but sends suggestions (not found).
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Addams thanks Ickes for arranging a meeting for her with Progressive leaders and apologizes that she cannot support the Party at present.
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Addams tells Ickes that his statement was interesting, but she does not agree with his views on the Republican Party.
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Ickes sends Addams a statement (not found) issued at Washington.
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Addams tells Ickes that she will give a memorial speech about Theodore Roosevelt but does not think she should be a member of the committee.
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Addams praises Roosevelt's work for immigrants, child labor, and corporate corruption during his political career.