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Addams' 1894 talk on the Pullman strike was only published in 1912 in the Survey. She analyzes the strike, drawing comparisons between George Pullman and his workers, and Shakespeare's King Lear and Cordelia.

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In 1894, Addams gave a speech to the Chicago Woman's Club and the Twentieth Century Club about the Pullman strike. The speech was not published until 18 years later, in the November 1912 Survey. In it, she draws comparisons between the key players in the strike, particularly George Pullman, and Shakespeare's dysfunctional royal family.

Hamilton tells Smith about her travels with Addams, makes comments on their companions, and their plans to go to Germany.

Rude asks Addams to testify for the Sheppard-Towner Maternity and Infancy Bill to be discussed at Congress.
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Addams discusses the economic, social, and human toll of unemployment and suggests some creative solutions being employed in England.
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Addams talks about the settlement as a bulwark against anti-immigrant persecution, using examples of Russian anarchists.

Colby tells Addams the State Department will allow relief workers to enter Russia, but it will have to be at their own risk.

Lindsey thanks Addams for her help with the Ludlow Massacre and tells of the threats he as received and his anxiety over rising violence in the United States.

Stangeland arranges a meeting between Addams and Walter Page at the American Embassy.

Certificate thanking Addams for her help raising funds for the Fourth Liberty Loan.

Addams offers comments on Roger Baldwin's statement regarding the Industrial Workers of the World Defense Committee.

Addams discusses the impact of the proposed Illinois’ “Eight Hour Bill” on both men and women workers. She spoke at a meeting of the Joint Committee for the Women's Eight Hour Bill held at the Morrison Hotel.

Walsh advises Addams that Emily Balch needs to apply for a passport in Vienna.

Rickard asks Addams to help the government's food administration work.

Karsten tells Van Winkle that Addams did not save her travel receipts, but hopes that the expenses can still be covered.
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Addams endorse Woodrow Wilson in the 1916 election because of his track record of respect for providing individuals with opportunity.

Kelley asks Addams to write an article to help a push to ratify the Child Labor Amendment.

Kelley criticizes Kellogg's decision to print an unsubstantiated claim that Addams was under investigation by the Department of Justice.

Moore tells Smith that he has arranged a meeting for Addams with the Foreign Minister.

Moore offers Ballard his assistance with arranging meetings for Addams with Japanese dignitaries.

Pinchot tells Addams that he cannot pardon prisoners under Pennsylvania law and advises that the American Civil Liberties Union follow the procedures.

Thomas conveys to Wilson the request of the Woman's Peace Party for an inauguration ceremony with less emphasis on the military.

Hoover sends Addams a letter of introduction to field staff of the American Relief Administration.

Hoover tells Addams that the United States Food Administration is ending its speaking program but that he hopes Addams will continue to lecture for the Committee on Public Information.