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A shortened version of Addams's commencement speech at Rockford College. It was published on July 12, 1922.

Addams offers a commencement speech at Rockford College's 75th anniversary, telling of its history.

Addams offers a commencement speech at Rockford College's 75th anniversary, telling of its history.
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Arguing that white slavery requires an organized movement to defeat it, Addams provides examples from cases in Chicago. This is the first in a five-part series, which would ultimately be published as A New Conscience and an Ancient Evil in 1912.

Addams gave an address to the Lake View Women's Club about her views on woman suffrage at the municipal level of government.

Seltzer thanks Addams for telling her about Aletta Jacobs' memoir.

Jacobs wishes Addams a speedy recovery from illness and talks of the difference in reception in Washington at the International Council of Women meeting and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom's International Congress of Women.

Post tells Addams about International Council of Women's meeting in Washington.

Addams argues that American women are behind their European peers with regard to individual rights.

Woods updates Addams about a Feminist Conference she attended in Lima and her sense of the political situation in Peru.

Spencer tells National Council of Women members about changes they may need to make.

Garlin tells Addams her thoughts on the meeting of the National Council of Women in Detroit.

Spencer writes to Addams regarding the recent meetings of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom as well as the possible finances of the organization.

Robinson tells Addams of her plans to lecture in the United States.

The author offers his thoughts on woman suffrage and the custom of men tipping their hats to women.
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Brisbane informs Addams that he has written an editorial in the Chicago American proposing Addams becoming mayor of Chciago. He seeks a meeting to discuss her points on woman suffrage.

Webb asks Addams to contribute two articles to The New Statesman.
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Addams describes Bowen's life story and her contributions to numerous causes.

Report about club women questioning women on their support for American military.
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In this commencement address, Addams discusses the changes in perception of women's intelligence and argues that the time is ripe for women's intelligence to hold sway.

Parren asks Addams to secure good wishes from American women's groups for the Congress of Greek Women.

Parren tells Addams about the events at the Congress of Greek Women.

Catt asks Addams for information so that she can publish a defense of peace activists vilified by the Daughters of the American Revolution.

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