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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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Beaunisne acknowledges seeing the proposed newsboy legislation and admits that he responded quickly and requests the report and proposed ordinance again so that he can give them more careful study. He reports long experience with newsboys and claims…

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.

An anonymous writer apologizes for his misunderstanding of the biases of theRecord-Heraldagainst the police. Addams received a copy of this letter.

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 derogatorynames, like "Sneaky" and "Sissy,"for…
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Addams talks about the settlement as a bulwark against anti-immigrant persecution, using examples of Russian anarchists.

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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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…

A 28-page illustrated pamphlet outlining the work and social conditions of newsboys and newsgirls, based on a two-day intensive investigation. In it the Committee proposes revisions in child labor laws to curb the worst excesses.

Richberg discusses the reasons he declined appointment as Cook County Assistant Attorney.

Routzahn thanks Addams for her honest article about the Averbuch incident.

Greeley praises Addams' article on the Averbuch Incident and discusses his sojourn in Maine.

Osgood writes Addams offering to come to Chicago to help stir up enthusiasm for the local branch of the American Association for Labor Legislation.

Addams asks Ball if he is interested in becoming Sanitary Inspector of Chicago.

Addams expresses concerns about the Chicago Stockyard Strike and plans to return to the city shortly.

Addams writes Smith about a meeting of the Woman's Club and Chicago Garment Workers' Strike.

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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Announcement for Jane Addams' speech for the Progressive Party in Chicago.

Jones writes Addams about plans to organize a committee to plan a tribute to Tolstoy in Chicago.

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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Robins reports on Progressive Party activities in Illinois from October 10 to 17.

Robins discusses the success of a Progressive Party's Chicago store in spreading literature to the public and encourages the establishment of such stores in other cities as well as the formation of branches of the Jane Addams Chorus.

Plummer asks Henderson to join the Progressive Party and make a speech to Chicago women on why they should join as well.

Plummer assumes that Sippy is a Progressive and asks her to speak to other women about the Progressive Party.

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 discusses how philanthropic activities become political activities, citing instances from her own work in Chicago.

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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Robins writes Ainge with suggestions on how to prepare for the examination for the position of Chicago Chief Sanitary Officer.
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