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  • Mentions: United States Congress
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Addams explores the role that American women will have in rebuilding the world and the economy.
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Addams opened the membership campaign for the National Child Labor Committee in Pittsburgh and spoke to the Western Pennsylvania League of Women Workers on the need
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Post writes Spencer about the fallout from an controversial interview given by Robert LaFollette, Jr. which charged that George Creel was arranging peace speakers to appear for government programs.
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Bryan lays out six alternatives to war and urges readers to alert them to the President and their Congressmen.
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Lane discusses a new congressional bill re referendum on entering war.
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Thomas discusses the formation of the Emergency Peace Committee and points discussed at the meeting.
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The Chicago branch of the Woman's Peace Party suggests that pacifists work on food conservation, child welfare, better conditions for soldiers, a defense of civil rights and plans for financing the war.
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Secor sends a telegram to various peace organizations urging them to send delegates to an emergency peace federation.
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The Woman's Peace Party outlines steps that peace activists can take once war is declared.
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Outlines the members, platforms and speakers at the December 8-10, 1916 meeting of the Woman's Peace Party.
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Mead writes to Addams to discuss the future of the Woman's Peace Party and her efforts to support the League of Nations.
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Post updates Addams on the international delegate situation and provides her with confidential information on plans to obtain passports for the upcoming peace conference.
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Evans tells Addams how sorry she is to see her listed in Archibald Stevenson's list of pro-German Americans.
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Mead writes Addams about the hoped-for resolution of the disagreement of the New York branch of the Woman's Peace Party and about resignations from the Minimum Program Committee in protest of Louis Lochner's presence.
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Moore sends Addams news of the Biennial Meeting of the National Council of Women.
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Mead argues that a new Constitutional amendment is required to prevent secret meetings and sabotage in the upper echelons of society.
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Hull sent Addams a survey on her views on the annexation of territories.
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The Association of Collegiate Alumnae proposed various ways in which women may be included in the war effort and maintain ranks alongside men, primarily as nurses but as other medical specialists as well.
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Moore requests that Addams give dates for a Board meeting in the fall, since many women cannot attend ones scheduled earlier.
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Addams critiques the prioritization of commerce over charity and describes the work of the United States Food Administration. Addams also describes her concern for food insecurity and the importance American farmers have in feeding the world. Addams gave the speech at the National Conference of Social Work on May 18, 1918.
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Root resigns from the Woman's Peace Party if Addams wants her resignation, and tells of her medical problems.
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Mead requests Addams advice on a new resolution and organization of several peace groups. Mead also shares her opinion about representatives in Congress.
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Wilson thanks Addams for the letter concerning his January 8th Message to Congress.
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Mead shares her opinion on the League of Nations and organization of the Woman's Peace Party.
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Post tells Addams about the difficulties faced by the Washington branch of the Woman's Peace Party due to differences of opinion over suffrage work.
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Mead discusses tactics for the peace movement with Addams in the light of recent diplomatic developments in World War I.
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Mead writes about upcoming programs and potential dates in this letter to Addams.
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Moore provides Addams data on number of men who claimed a draft exemption as a way to gauge support for the war.
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Taylor proposes financing World War I via an income tax on the wealthy so as not to weaken the nation's economy.
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Taylor sends Addams a referendum asking about using income tax to fund World War I.
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