Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Papers, Woman's Peace Party

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Blake asks for Addams permission to include her name on the Children's Peace Petition.
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Armstrong expresses his beliefs about the peace movement and the causes of the current war.
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Armstrong suggests radical ideas for how Europe, and the world, can achieve peace.
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Catt supports Addams' plan for a peace conference and makes suggestions.
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Gavit discusses news coverage of the peace meeting held at Henry Street and encourages her to continue speaking out against the war in the hopes that something will strike a spark with the public.
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Haskell describes the Endowment's plan to turn public opinion away from preparedness and towards peace. He asks Addams to commit to lectures for them.
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Catt discusses the current peace movement as "over masculine" with little interest in the point of view of women. She suggests that women organize a demonstration alone.
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Wald does not believe that the Washington peace meeting is a good idea and will attend the Child Labor Conference. She hopes to see Addams.
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Addams updates Mead on the conference in Washington and asks Mead to send a pamphlet called "Women and War" to those invited.
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Armstrong discusses the updates with women's clubs in Pennsylvania and thanks Addams for speaking at a recent luncheon.
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Bramhall discusses the activities of the local women's clubs with suffrage and peace in St. Paul.
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Catts corresponds with Addams about the peace movement and the roles of herself and Addams in regards to an upcoming meeting.
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Sewall can not obtain a list of national organizations and reveals that Miller will attend the peace conference hosted by Addams if she is invited.
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Bailey thanks Addams for her work for suffrage and peace.
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Addams asks Mead to present her "Appeal of the Women" at the upcoming meeting in Washington, and notes that suffrage needs to be pushed as a key issue there.
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Addams discusses the idea of forming a National Peace Committee of Women that would consist of various smaller organizations that fit the criteria uniting for a common cause.
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Schwimmer will be in New York City reporting on the peace movement and has been in contact with many of the leaders in the movement.
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Barrett agrees to help Addams with the plans for the Peace Committee. Barrett also sends Addams a fundraising letter.
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The National Conference of Charities and Correction cannot send Glenn as a representative to the meeting in Washington, D.C. but she will agree to attend if Addams believes that her presence at the meeting will be especially helpful.
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Pringsheim sends support for Addams' peace work from Germany by opposing the sending of ammunition from the States to Europe.
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Pringsheim's resume outlines her experiences.
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Pringsheim argues that trade practices of the United States in the early years of World War I have not been neutral.
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Addams asks Mead to arrive early to the Washington, D.C. peace meeting to help with a situation regarding Lawrence.
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Catt apologizes to Addams because she did not know that there was another conference planned in Washington, D.C and it has caused confusion.
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Pethick-Lawrence describes a militant peace meeting held in Washignton.
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White asks Addams about her attendance at upcoming conferences and meetings.
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Addams drafts a reply to White's telegram and briefly describes her itinerary for the weekend.
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Short tells Addams that there is a conference arranged for Thursday.
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Addams recommends Mez for the Secretary of the Chicago Peace Society.
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Blankenburg cannot attend the peace meeting but supports the movement. She does not believe that the peace and suffrage movement should combine.