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Sabath cables Addams that Congress passed a bill to place an immigration station in Chicago.
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Excerpts from Addams' speech on educational opportunities wasted due to discrimination against immigrants.
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Addams discusses the perils that face immigrant women and the need for protections.
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Woods tells Speer that he considers the Japanese Exclusion Act a disaster for the United States.
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Bressler accepts Addams' invitation to give a paper at a conference.
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Burchard thanks Addams sending a copy of Twenty Years at Hull House and looks back at his time living there with nostalgia.
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Balch tells Wickersham that Addams is busy with the peace activiries and sends him other contacts and notes Addams's statement on Japanese immigration.
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The Department of Labor proposes a reorganization of work for immigrants.
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As a foreword to the report on the Immigrants Protective League, Addams explains the difficulties immigrants face and the importance of the League's work to assist them.
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Kellor sends Addams a plan of organization for the new Federal Department of Labor for comment.
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Wickersham tells Addams about the Committee's resolution on the "Gentleman's Agreement" and their hope to foster better relations between the United States and Japan.
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Wickersham asks Addams' opinion on keeping the Committee's goals the same.
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Speranza thanks Abbott and Jane Addams for their work on behalf of the American Institute of Criminal Law & Criminology in its investigation of the courts.
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A House bill, introduced by Victor Murdock, to create a Commission on Naturalization.
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Von Trueberg asks Addams for help in lobbying Congress to admit more immigrants from Italy, Germany and Austria.
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Addams reviews the research and papers of her colleagues on the topics of immigration, employment, and education at the National Charities and Correction meeting.
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Addams is interviewed about her stance on literacy testing for immigrants, before she lobbied on Capitol Hill for the issue.
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Addams and Abbott write Underwood to oppose a Congressional bill to require literacy tests for immigrants.
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Addams congratulates Sabath on the passage of a bill to establish an immigration station in Chicago.
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Addams sends Woods an article by David Starr Jordan on the Japanese immigration question.
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Addams tells Blaine that she is speaking with Dr. Hirsch about "Our Duty to the Immigrant " at the next meeting of the Chicago Women's Club.
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Addams asks Coolidge to veto efforts to limit Japanese immigration to the United States.
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Addams expresses her eagerness to help Speranza with the Committee on Crime and Immigration.
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Rosenwald sends Schneiderman a transcript of a telegram from Jane Addams related to literacy tests for immigrants
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Addams writes Wald about the importance of the Ostrow case to the Jewish immigrant community and makes plans to meet with Cyrus Adler and Oscar Straus in Washington.