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In this address given at the 13th Annual Conference for the Study of the Negro Problems held at Atlanta University, Addams discusses the difficulties immigrants face in Chicago.
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Addams writes about the strong racism asserting itself in America, blaming it on segregation and the lack of interaction between white and black people.
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Addams writes Crane about a misunderstanding in regard to the leadership of the National American Woman Suffrage Convention in Louisville, Kentucky.
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The anonymous African-American correspondent chastises Addams for sacrificing African American rights for woman suffrage.
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Allain asks Addams why the Progressive Party Platform abandoned African Americans.
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Mossell praises Addams for standing up for black suffrage and asks her to continue her support in the Progressive Party.
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McDowell complains to Addams that Roosevelt made a mistake by courting white Southerners and ignoring the needs of southern African-Americans.
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Trotter praises Addams' public opposition to the exclusion of black delegates at the Progressive Party Convention and asks her to consider opposing Theodore Roosevelt.
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Ransom praises Addams' public opposition to the exclusion of black delegates at the Progressive Party Convention.
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Motion thanks Addams for her work to help African Americans in the Progressive Party platform.
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On behalf of the NAACP, Nerney thanks Addams for her support of African American delegates at the Progressive Party Convention in Chicago.
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The Colored Woman's Civic Club thanks Addams for her support black rights at the Progressive Party Convention.
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Addams asks Blaine to assist Oswald Villard with the organization of Chicago efforts related to the Association of the Advancement of Colored People.
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Hawkins praises Addams'Twenty Years at Hull House and asks her to donate a copy to the black Social Settlement in Washington, D.C.
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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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Article about the creation of a permanent committee, on which Jane Addams was invited to serve, coming out of the Conference on the Status of the Negro.
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Walling invites Addams to join the permanent committee created from the Conference on the Status of the Negro.
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Walling asks Addams to reconsider his offer to participate in a conference on African-Americans and asks for her help in securing others to support it.
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Addams thanks Baker for sending her a copy of his book, Following the Color Line: An Account of Negro Citizenship in the American Democracy.
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Dubois regrets not seeing Addams while she was in Atlanta and suggests they meet when he is in Chicago.
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Pinkett praises Addams' defense of immigrants in her article in Charities and Commons andrelates the persecution of immigrants to that of African-Americans.
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Addams' argues that mob violence, and particularly lynching against African Americans in the South, erodes respect for the all among all groups and accomplishes nothing positive for any community that condones it.
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Addams declines Du Bois invitation to the Atlanta Conference on Negro Problems due to a glut of commencement speeches on her schedule.
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Du Bois invites Addams to speak for twenty minutes at the upcoming Atlanta Conference of Negro Problems.
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Addams notes a discussion in the news about creating segregated schools and is calling a meeting at Hull-House to discuss it.
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Addams notes that she sent Haldeman a copy of Du Bois' "Soul of the Black Folk," and asks after Marcet's health.
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Addams reports on events in New Orleans at the Methodist Missionary Conference, including attending a talk by Booker T. Washington. She also writes about changes in her travel plans and how she wishes that Smith was with her.
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