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Lee thanks Addams for her statement in the article Has "Has Emancipation Been Nullified," and praises Abraham Lincoln, and discusses slavery and the virtues of liberty.
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In this address given at the 13th Annual Conference for the Study of the Negro Problems held at Atlanta University, Addams discusses the difficulties immigrants face in Chicago.

The anonymous African-American correspondent chastises Addams for sacrificing African American rights for woman suffrage.

Flexner sends Addams his letter to Lillian Wald about the lynching in Livermore, Kentucky.

The Urban League reports the organizations, government agencies, and newspapers that it works with and describes its activities, including employment and welfare work.

Addams is one of a number of people who sign a call for a conference to examine the situation of African-Americans since emancipation. Various versions of the call appeared in newspapers across the country.

Woolley praises Addams for standing up for African-Americans at the Progressive Party Convention.

Woolley thanks Addams for sending an article and discusses her views on Theodore Roosevelt.

Dennis tells Addams that he will be out of the city and cannot participate in the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People dinner.

In this article, Rayner advocates for the advantages for African Americans to attend college.

The Colored Woman's Civic Club thanks Addams for her support black rights at the Progressive Party Convention.

Article about the creation of a permanent committee, on which Jane Addams was invited to serve, coming out of the Conference on the Status of the Negro.

Murphy writes Addams to tell her that her new book is an inspiration to him and shares some of his own ideas about children and the treatment of African Americans in the North and South.

Ware asks Addams for advice for a fundraising visit to Chicago to benefit Atlanta University.

Walker writes Bill to resign from the 23rd Assembly District Progressive Club, citing Theodore Roosevelt's denial of full rights to African-Americans in the South as sinful and shameful.

Pearl writes Addams for advice about starting a settlement house for African Americans.

Wells informs Ware that Addams is out of the city, and his letter has been given to Sophonisba Breckenridge, who in interested in the advancement of African-Americans.

Deknatel writes on Addams behalf, disputing an article which states that she is in favor of lynching African-Americans.

Cook thanks Addams for her defense of black Americans and urges her to continue to be a voice during the Progressive Party campaign for the presidency.

Pinkett praises Addams' defense of immigrants in her article in Charities and Commons and relates the persecution of immigrants to that of African-Americans.
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Addams chastises American society for failing to live up to the ideals of the Emancipation Proclamation and demands political equality for black Americans.

Gregg tells Addams why he believes that the Hampton University Library School will not set back the cause of desegregation in the library profession.

Durkee tells Addams that Howard University is willing to host delegates from the International Congress of Women.

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