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An excerpt of Addams' lecture on how settlement houses give people opportunities to practice arts and crafts, an important activity for immigrants afraid of losing their cultural heritage.

Speranza asks the members of the Committee on Crime and Immigration to inform him of particular questions the committee should consider and that they will convene via correspondence due to the difficulty of scheduling a meeting of the group.

Addams questions the process of how pension funds are being distributed to needing families and how it needs to be handled better while criticizing the city of Chicago's government for not doing enough to help the poor.

Catts corresponds with Addams about the peace movement and the roles of herself and Addams in regards to an upcoming meeting.

Thomas is not pleased by the Emergency Call of the Federation of Peace Workers, thinking that some of the proposals are controversial and will divide women. This letter may not have been sent.

Addams apologizes for a mistake on a payment and sends a new one.

Addams talks with New York Times reporter Edward Marshall about World War I and the efforts of the International Council of Women to start peace negotiations.

Berwald has written a letter to the Chicago Tribune about the war and a letter to Bryan about millionaires donating to a financial fund for peace.

Macmillan offers Greene some alternative ideas in light of the cancellation for plans to meet in Copenhagen.

Addams explains to Eastman and Williams that she believed they had reached an understanding when she approved the calling of a New York State peace convention.

Addams explains the controversy between the New York State and New York City Woman's Peace Party branches, but believes it can be resolved.

The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom clarifies confusion about expenses paid to its United States Section office from the Fifty Thousand Dollar Fund.

Addams tells Rochester that she is saving the date for a lecture and tells her her topic.

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