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Darrow writes to Addams about the defense of Abraham Isaak, Julia Mechanic, and other Chicago anarchists in relation to the assassination of President William McKinley.
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Addams delivered this commencement address at the University of Chicago on December 20, 1904, the first woman to be a commencement speaker at the college.

Addams and Abbott write Underwood to oppose a Congressional bill to require literacy tests for immigrants.

Kent asks Addams to approach Anita Blaine about making a donation to the presidential campaign of Robert LaFollette.
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An excerpt from Addams's remarks at a January 12 City Club Housewarming, focused on Civic Associations' Night, where she discusses how civic associations can be bridges to connect diverse communities.

Lose writes Addams with ideas about how the minimum wage and moral teaching can save women from a life of prostitution.

Gilman's supportive editorial about Theodore Roosevelt and his accomplishments.

The article covers the founding the Woman's National Wilson and Marshall Organization and the efforts for clean government, especially in states like New Jersey.

Porter commends Addams' role with the Progressive Party and invites her to speak in California.
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Addams argues for women's increased participation in politics and defends her decision to back a political party. This is one of a series of articles she prepared for the Central Press Association as part of the Progressive Party campaign in 1912.
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Addams offers a biographical justification of why she has entered politics and joined the Progressive Party. The article was published in October 1912.

Devine writes Balch to deny the charge against him that he objected to Addams' involvement in politics.

Kellor writes Addams about the defeat of woman suffrage in Ohio, arguing that women should join the Progressive Party .

Wise writes Addams about the committee work in the Progressive Party.
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Addams discusses how philanthropic activities become political activities, citing instances from her own work in Chicago.

Robins sends Addams a report of the activities of Progressive Party women.

Hapgood writes Addams about his thoughts on the African-American vote in the upcoming election.

A report of the efforts of women across the country to promote the Progressive Party in their communities.

Johnson examines the emotional aspects of the presidential election and how politicians use emotion to win votes.

Morrisson lays out the Progressive Party's platform and gives a list of suggestions for local Progressive Party groups to implement.
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Addams discusses elections and the role of partisan politics, arguing that political pragmatism is required for social action.

Robins sends Kellor an report of Chicago lectures for the Progressive Party campaign.

Lewis criticizes Addams and the Progressive Party for claiming to be the only party supporting women's suffrage, as the Socialist Party has supported the suffrage movement since its founding in 1901.
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Addams argues that women's interests coincide with the work the Progressive Party is doing and that they should support it.