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Ely encourages Addams to continue working on Democracy and Social Ethics and to send him a general description of it for advance publication.

Addams' argues that mob violence, and particularly lynching against African Americans in the South, erodes respect for the all among all groups and accomplishes nothing positive for any community that condones it.

Jones recommends Frederick Burlingham as a potential Hull-House resident and asks Addams about contributing articles.

Addams writes to Kelley about her conversations with other people.
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Addams discusses the challenges facing college women, including the habit of self-preparation, a tendency to make an exception of herself, and the danger that study without action makes a person timid and irresolute. She argues that there is a need to do and to do for others without concern for one's own reputation that makes for good Christian work.

Addams' gives a brief quote on New Years resolutions.

Seligman writes Addams to praise Democracy and Social Ethics.

Scudder writes Addams from Italy to acknowledge receipt of Addams' book, Democracy and Social Ethics, but admits she has not yet found time to read it.

McCormick writes Addams about a chapter of her book, Democracy and Social Eithics, and detailing how he plans to use the concept on his ranch.

Barnett thanks Addams for sending a copy of her book, Democracy and Social Ethics.

Booth writes Addams about corrections to her book, Democracy and Social Ethics, for a future printing.

Addams responds to Dr. E. Benjamin Andrews provocative statement that unmarried individuals "have no place in society nor in the scheme of the universe." This is part of a longer article that quotes many people.

McFarland provides an estimate for printing "Newsboy Conditions in Chicago."

Addams recounts some of the ways child labor has ruined the future of those children exposed to it.

Small writes Addams asking if she would be willing to allow her paper to be published in a journal.

Hard praises Addams' recent article on immigration.
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Addams discusses the damage that child labor causes children, physically and mentally, and calls for it to be halted.

Addams relates a story about peasants in Russia who believe that all Americans are black. It was published in several newspapers on April 16, 1905, and then also under the title of "The Yellow Kid" in an anthology of quotes from famous people.
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Addams and Withington introduce a posthumous publication of Henry Demarest Lloyd's recent writings on religion.

Engle praises Addams' article in Ladies' Home Journal.

Mowry praises Addams for her work with Hull-House after reading her article in Ladies' Home Journal.

Bowen inquires about Hull-House after reading Addams' article in Ladies' Home Journal.

Goldner wishes to know if she can be of any help at Hull-House.
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Addams criticizes public school teachers for not having a grasp of non-American history.

Floyd would like more information on Settlement work to use in a classroom setting.

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