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  • Contributor is exactly "Skerrett, Ellen"

Addams provides Sax contact information for J. Weintraub in New York and discusses her recent lecture in Iowa.
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Addam's notes for a tribute to Alzina Parsons Stevens, the president of Hull-House's Woman's Club.

Harrison thanks Addams for her hospitality during his visit to Hull-House and remarks upon his behavior and the character of the settlement.

Riis writes Addams about a celebration where neighbors and friends gathered and offers news about the Kings Daughters Settlement.

Addams writes Smith about her lecture in Madison, Wisconsin, a trip to Springfield, Illinois, where she met the governor, a property purchase, and her trip to New Orleans.

Addams reports on events in New Orleans at the Methodist Missionary Conference, including attending a talk by Booker T. Washington. She also writes about changes in her travel plans and how she wishes that Smith was with her.

Addams writes Smith about her travels.

Addams writes Smith about her trip to New Orleans, visiting settlements, and the Sophie Newcomb College, and attending the Methodist Mission Conference.

Addams discusses expansions to Hull-House and donations, and then reports on a visit to Smith's family.

Addams apologizes to Denison for being too busy to visit but promising to try later in the summer.

Addams confides in Kelley the story behind the hurried marriage of Esther Linn and Charles Hulbert.

Addams writes to Kelley about John Kelley's visit to Hull-House and work done to publish portions of her manuscript.

Addams writes Smith about upcoming events at Rockford College.
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Addams discusses the challenges facing college women who want to contribute to society.

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.

Addams reports to Smith on the funeral of John Peter Altgeld and her visits to the Smith residence.

Addams writes Smith, relating details of her daily life in Smith's absence.

Addams writes Smith of the train crash she experienced and sends news about the activities of friends and family.

Addams tells Smith about the success of her book, Democracy and Social Ethics.

Addams writes Haldeman with news about Margaret Dreier-Robins and her husband.

Addams remarks on her neglect in thanking her Washington hostess, sends Ellen Gates Starr's book and comments on the engagement of Rose Pastor and J. G. Phelps Stokes.

Bowen provides estimated costs for heating and lighting Hull-House.

Addams reports that the strike was the topic of her latest speaking tour, and looks forward to Landsberg's recovery from illness.

Grainger forwards Addams a letter (not found) because he cannot read the signature of the person who claimed to be a close friend of Addams.

Tuckerman informs Addams of his plans to leave his current church and find a new, more "liberal" church to continue his worship.