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An excerpt from Addams' address to the National American Woman Suffrage Association, on October 21, 1911, in Louisville, Kentucky, arguing that the desire for woman suffrage comes from women's desires for better social conditions.

Roosevelt compliments Addams' article in McClure's, which argues that woman's suffrage will lift up women from vice. But he also offers a caution that women's suffrage could fail to impart real change as suffrage failed to impart real change for African Americans in the South.

Addams writes Crane about a misunderstanding in regard to the leadership of the National American Woman Suffrage Convention in Louisville, Kentucky.

Addams sends Breckinridge a letter (not found) from a potential employee for Breckinridge's Research Department, and suffrage matters.

Addams writes James about a planned suffrage meeting in Wisconsin.

Addams declines Kent's request to speak at a suffrage meeting in Philadelphia.

Thomas follows up on a previous meeting with Addams at which they discussed her research and writing about prostitution. Thomas contradicts Addams' assertion that prostitution is a product of more advanced societies.

Addams writes James about plans for a suffrage meeting in Milwaukee.

An anonymous correspondent accuses Addams of being a "dupe" to Theodore Roosevelt.

Kellor encourages women's organizations to join the Progressive Party and to participate in the upcoming campaign.

Kellor encourages women to join the Progressive Party and to participate in the upcoming campaign.

Bok's questions for a series of interviews with Jane Addams and other prominent women are intended to find an explanation for women's "unrest" and the factors that have led to their discontent.

La Follett writes Addams about her reasons for resigning from the board of the National American Woman Suffrage Association and discusses plans for a convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Addams expresses her disappointment but understanding that La Follette has resigned from the board of the National National American Woman Suffrage Association and agrees that Milwaukee will be a good location for the national convention.
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James writes Addams about activities of the suffrage movement in Wisconsin.

La Follette writes Dennett about her reasoning for going off the board of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, recommends a successor, and shares some political opinions.

Addams discusses women's suffrage and the importance of it in American society at a speech to the Wisconsin Assembly on January 25.

Report of Addams' speech in Milwaukee, that discusses the plight of prostitutes in a society when only men can vote. 

A newspaper report of Addams's speech to the Milwaukee branch of the Wisconsin Woman Suffrage Association, which  uses humor to render the male arguments against woman suffrage absurd. A version of this speech was later published in the Ladies' Home Journal.
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The Chicago Tribune published an excerpted version of Addams' speech on woman suffrage in Madison, Wisconsin, on January 23, 1912.

Van Horn corrects an error in Addams' recent article in McClure's Magazine about the age of consent in Wyoming.
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Addams argues before a Congressional Committee that women should have voting rights because their humanitarian voices are needed for the betterment of society.
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Addams argues that women's suffrage is a natural extension of the progress of democracy and offers examples throughout the world where woman are gaining the vote. The speech was a part of the suffrage campaign in Chicago leading up to the municipal election.

Addams asks Laidlaw to bring to the next meeting ideas for improving the nomination and election process for the National Woman Suffrage Association.

Eastman asks Addams to speak in Wausau, Wisconsin, where her voice might be the suffrage movement's best hope in the conservative Republican town.

Breckinridge writes Addams about some political intrigue related to the Mississippi Valley Conference .

Eastman writes Addams about her speaking schedule in Wisconsin and asks for suggestions on a speaker for German-American audiences.

Addams writes Breckinridge with news of her suffrage campaigning in Kansas.

Addams notes that Theodore Roosevelt was "wabbly" on woman's suffrage and she is not proud of her efforts in converting him to the cause.

Gapen expresses her gratitude and enthusiasm for Addams' plans to speak about woman suffrage in Wisconsin and invites her to attend Wisconsin Suffrage Day.
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