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Plummer assumes that Sippy is a Progressive and asks her to speak to other women about the Progressive Party.
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Plummer asks Henderson to join the Progressive Party and make a speech to Chicago women on why they should join as well.
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Addams discusses how philanthropic activities become political activities, citing instances from her own work in Chicago.
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Robins informs Addams of his intention to endorse Alexander McCormick on the county ticket and expresses his hope that she will to write some articles to help the campaign.
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An anonymous writer apologizes for his misunderstanding of the biases of the Record-Herald against the police. Addams received a copy of this letter.
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Addams received a copy of this anonymous letter, offering a scathing impression of Chicago politicians out to get Police Chief John McWeeny and criticizing the Chicago Tribune as corrupt. The writer uses derogatory names, like "Sneaky" and "Sissy," for many of the characters and calls the press the "Scrofulas."
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Jones writes Addams about plans to organize a committee to plan a tribute to Tolstoy in Chicago.
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Addams writes Smith about a meeting of the Woman's Club and Chicago Garment Workers' Strike.
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Addams writes Smith, criticizing her own work after the publishing of Twenty Years at Hull House, and reporting news about her health and Chicago Garment Workers' Strike.
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Addams talks about the settlement as a bulwark against anti-immigrant persecution, using examples of Russian anarchists.
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Addams argues for women to have the vote in order that they may continue to perform their duties to family and to home in the modern world, where responsibilities, like feeding their children and keeping them safe, are no long directly within their control.
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Addams advocates for public recreational spaces for the benefit of all.
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Addams discusses the movement for municipal suffrage for women in Chicago, arguing that it will help improve schools, public health, and sanitation.
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Addams testifies on the lack of statistics available to adequately analyze the welfare of children in Chicago and argues that a bureau could collect and disseminate such data.
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Osgood writes Addams offering to come to Chicago to help stir up enthusiasm for the local branch of the American Association for Labor Legislation.
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B. F. writes in praise of Addams' article "The Chicago Settlements and Social Unrest" in Charity and the Commons, discussing the role of the settlement in integrating immigrants into city life.
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Greeley praises Addams' article on the Averbuch Incident and discusses his sojourn in Maine.
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Routzahn thanks Addams for her honest article about the Averbuch incident.
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Small criticizes the Chicago Tribune's coverage of the Averbuch Incident, specifically discussing meetings between Jane Addams and others in John Maynard Harlan's office.
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A newspaper report and excerpts from Addams' February 17 speech at the National Suffrage Convention, after the defeat of municipal suffrage for women in Chicago.
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Gompers writes Addams that he will not be attending a meeting with her in Chicago and will come at a different date.
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Lindsey writes to Addams about the difficulties of organizing a committee during the months of July and August, as well as a conference in Chicago in early December.
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Tuley writes in thanks to Addams for her comments about her recently deceased husband, and encloses a donation for Hull-House.
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Minutes of a meeting that discussed discharging inactive committees and members, finding suitable offices for the association, setting dates of future meetings, relationships with the new Mayoral administration, provisions of the new tenement ordinance, relationship between the association and the Chicago Municipal Museum, and the appointment of a committee, including Addams, to examine public school sanitary conditions.
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Smith urges McCormick to cast a vote to defeat George Duddleston's candidacy for president of the Chicago Board of Education.
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Addams expresses concerns about the Chicago Stockyard Strike and plans to return to the city shortly.
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Addams spoke at a memorial meeting for Iroquois Theater fire victims, organized by the Chicago Teacher's Federation, about the dangers of overlooking violations in fear of being seen as bad people.
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Robins writes Ainge with suggestions on how to prepare for the examination for the position of Chicago Chief Sanitary Officer.
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