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Addams discusses the history of suffrage and argues that women in modern, urban societies need the vote.
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At a joint meeting of the Consumers League and General Federation of Women's Clubs, Addams argues for the passage of the Heyburn Pure Food Bill in Congress.
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Addams offers reasons in support of woman suffrage.
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Addams reports that when Lindsey was not nominated for re-election by either party, the women of Denver elected him as an independent.
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Thomas invites Addams to be the primary speaker for a College Equal Suffrage Committee that would bring Addams, Florence Kelley, Alice Park and Anna Howard Shaw to campuses to interest college women in forming suffrage associations.
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Kelley praises Newer Ideals of Peace and makes plans to see Addams at Hull-House.
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Gannett writes Addams to praise her book and entice her to attend the National Women's Suffrage Association meeting in February.
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A newspaper report and excerpts from Addams' February 17 speech at the National Suffrage Convention, after the defeat of municipal suffrage for women in Chicago.
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Addams notifies Breckinridge about a meeting of the Committee for the Extension of Municipal Suffrage for Chicago Women.
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Thomas invites Addams to make a tour of East Coast women's colleges on the subject of equal suffrage.
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Thomas is disappointed that Addams cannot speak to various colleges in the fall, but wishes her to speak for two weeks during the spring semester.
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Thomas lays out a series of lectures for Addams during a visit to Pennsylvania and Boston in March 1908 and asks Addams to consider taking on an additional lecture.
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Addams discusses the benefits of suffrage and how the vote will benefit immigrant women living in tenement houses. This lecture was made before the Ethical Culture Society at New Century Hall in Philadelphia on March 14, 1908 and published later.
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Addams discusses traditional women's roles and how they correspond to a greater need for the involvement of woman in politics.
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Addams discusses poor women in Chicago and their need for suffrage at a meeting of the College Equal Suffrage Society at Boston University on March 21. The excerpt was published later.
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An excerpt from Addams' March 22 speech at Faneuil Hall to the Boston Equal Suffrage Association and the Women's Trade Union League on the changes in women's work brought about by factory work.
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Addams gives arguments for woman's suffrage, stressing that working class need it to be able to control some aspects of their lives.
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In this address, delivered for the Merrick Lectures, Addams speaks about the difficulty of assimilation into American life for immigrant women.
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Addams reports to Rice on their defeat in securing woman suffrage in Chicago and in Illinois.
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Thomas apologizes for the delay in responding and discusses the impact of Addams' lectures on the suffrage cause.
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Addams points out the hypocrisy in women who ridicule suffragists.
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Burritt writes Addams for advice about drawing a connection between immigrant women and the suffrage movement and compliments her on Newer Ideals of Peace.
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Addams declines to sign a letter McCulloch sent her because it fails to strike the right tone. This letter is likely related to a statement Waugh released on December 6 about Theodore Roosevelt's support for women's suffrage.
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Thomas asks Addams to reconsider participating in the Equal Suffrage Council of College Women meeting to be held in Buffalo, New York.
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Tarbell writes Addams about her life since her visit to Hull-House.
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Addams forwards to McCulloch a letter with questions about suffrage and protective legislation.
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Addams invites Thomas to speak about suffrage as part of a second push to secure municipal voting rights for women in Chicago.
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Addams asks Whitlock to visit Hull-House and make a speech to a woman's suffrage group while in Chicago.

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