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Detzer updates Addams on her protesting a bill in Congress.
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Coolidge writes Stewart in support of the work of the National Illiteracy Crusade.
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Coolidge writes Stewart in support of the work of the National Illiteracy Crusade.
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Cramton introduces three statements regarding the enforcement of the Eighteenth Amendment in a House hearing on H.R. 3821.
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The Congress supports H.R. 3821 which will put enforcement of prohibition under civil service.
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Addams sends Detzer information on a study of military spending in Wisconsin and suggest other states look into it.
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Tilton asks the public to give prohibition more than five years before deeming it a failure.
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Gulick discusses Japanese-American foreign relations and how they have been impacted by the Great Kanto Earthquake and the anti-Japanese immigration laws passed in the United States.
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Woods tells Speer that he considers the Japanese Exclusion Act a disaster for the United States.
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Woods updates the group on the progress of having the Pan-American Committee bill introduced into the Congressional Record.
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Woods updates Baber on efforts to have Senators read the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom's resolutions into the Congressional Record.
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Matthews sends Addams copies of Children's Bureau literature on child labor to use for her article.
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Kelley gives Addams a sense of the publicity campaign to pass the Child Labor amendment.
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Von Trueberg asks Addams for help in lobbying Congress to admit more immigrants from Italy, Germany and Austria.
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The Children's Bureau argues for the passage of an amendment to the constitution to protect children.
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Baxter sends Addams his statement opposing National Defense Day.
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Catt tells Addams about the possibility of an investigation of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom for Russian ties by Congress, provides information about a similar investigation of the Women's Joint Congressional Committee, and mentions that the accusations are funded by militarists.
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Colcord sends Addams his ideas on how to gather Republican support for the World Court.
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A Women's International League for Peace and Freedom member reports to Addams on lobbying Senator Robert Owen.
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A Women's International League for Peace and Freedom member sends Addams a draft letter (not found) to answer press criticism of the International Congress of Women.
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Gulick tells Addams about the efforts of the Committee in regard to the House Immigration Bill and seeks financial support.
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Balch sends Marshall her concerns about peace delegates being admitted to the United States if they have communist ties.
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Snow tells Addams that it is likely that the United States will send an official observer to the League of Nations.
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Mead updates Addams about her activities for peace and her husband's political views.