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Motion thanks Addams for her work to help African Americans in the Progressive Party platform.
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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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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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Venerable asks Addams for her support in the development of a Tuskegee-like school in the Midwest.
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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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Du Bois invites Addams to speak for twenty minutes at the Tenth Annual Conference for the Study of the Negro Problems.
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Allain asks Addams why the Progressive Party Platform abandoned African Americans.
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Addams explains her support of African-American delegates at the the Progressive Party Convention in Chicago. This article, which appeared in The Crisis, was one of a series of articles she prepared for the election of 1912.
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Addams reports on the Progressive Party Convention, discussing how items were added to its platform, particularly labor and military planks, and her dismay about the conventions unjust treatment of African-Americans. This is one of a series of articles she prepared as part of the Progressive Party campaign in 1912.
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Addams criticizes the film Birth of a Nation as unjust and untrue and designed to foster race prejudice.
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Addams attends the Middle States and Mississippi Valley Negro Exposition and comments that in future the work of women will equal that of men.
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Addams advises the Association on setting up a settlement house for African-Americans in Washington, DC.
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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' secretary tells Washington that she has included describing that Addams suggested her to become president of the National Association of Colored Women.
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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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Kellogg compliments Addams for her editorial on the Emancipation Proclamation in The Survey and sends her twenty-five extra copies.
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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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Partial galley proof of Addams's McClure's article about her experiences at the Progressive Party Convention, discussing how items were added to its platform, particularly labor and military planks, and her dismay about the conventions unjust treatment of African-Americans.
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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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Shaw asks Addams and Villard to investigate Black lynchings once their inquiry on Ireland is completed.
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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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Addams discusses her impressions of the campaign and election results in a speech to the City Club on November 13; the report of the event was published on November 27. Other speakers at the event were not included.
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Ransom praises Addams' public opposition to the exclusion of black delegates at the Progressive Party Convention.
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Jones reacts to an article that Addams sent him on the Progressive Party, focusing on her statements about African Americans and the peace movement.
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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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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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Addams tells Breckinridge that she has doubts that discrimination against African-Americans in the federal government is increasing.
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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 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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