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Addams discusses the formation and goals of Hull-House in a speech to the B'rith Kodesh Temple.
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Addams recalls stories from her childhood meetings with Civil War Colonel John A. Davis, as part of a dedication of a guest chamber at the Abraham Lincoln Center settlement in his honor. The speech was published in a pamphlet on the event.

At the Lincoln Center, Addams and others speak in memory of Colonel John A. Davis. This excerpt is part of a larger article and only Addams' words are included.
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Addams discusses her childhood, the influence of her father and Lincoln, and her early thoughts on morality and responsibility to the community. This is the first of six articles excerpted from Twenty Years at Hull-House.
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Addams writes about finding a location for her settlement and the early days of settling into the neighborhood and developing the ideas for their work. This is the third of six articles excerpted from Twenty Years at Hull-House.
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Addams relates the story of meeting Tolstoy and his criticism of wealthy activists.
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A draft of Addams' brief tribute to Louise DeKoven Bowen that was later published in the American Magazine.
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Addams' brief tribute to and biography of Louise DeKoven Bowen.
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Addams offers a biographical justification of why she has entered politics and joined the Progressive Party. The article was published in October 1912.

Addams describes why Botticelli's Fortitude is her favorite piece of art. Her description appeared with others by  leading Americans about their favorites.

Addams seeks Hull's advice about joining the Neutral Conference for Continuous Mediation and remarks about her religious affiliation.

Barnett tells Addams that her book will be distributed to American settlements.

Chappell tells Addams about the way people in Cedarville, Illinois, see her.
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Addams describes Bowen's life story and her contributions to numerous causes.

Post turns over his rights and interests in writing a biography of John Peter Altgeld to Browne.

A list of those who have paid subscriptions to publish the John P. Altgeld biography.

Browne updates Post about his progress on his biography John P. Altgeld.

Post updates the subscribers about changes in the Altgeld biography plans, telling them that Waldo Browne will be the author.
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Balch drafts Grethlein & Co, regarding the posisbility of Addams doing a memoir.

Browne tells Post that he has completed the Altgeld biography and seeks help promoting the book.

Post sends subscribers of the John Altgeld biography a final report on its progress.
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Addams asks Kelley to respond to a letter from Una L. Creer and mentions and article about her to be published in The Woman's Citizen.

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