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The Chicago branch of the Woman's Peace Party suggests that pacifists work on food conservation, child welfare, better conditions for soldiers, a defense of civil rights and plans for financing the war.

De Silver asks Addams whether the American Civil Liberties Union can use her name in an advertisement regarding the trial of International Workers of the World leaders on espionage and sedition.

Addams tells De Silver not to use her name on an American Civil Liberties Union advertisement in support of an International Workers of the World case.
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The Woman's Peace Party outlines steps that peace activists can take once war is declared.

Addams apologizes to Baldwin for not signing a support letter but notes that she is wary of signing on causes that she is not familiar with.

American Civil Liberties Union defines its stance on first amendment rights, labor rights, law enforcement, immigration and racial equality.

A form asking for potential members for the American Civil Liberties Union.

Addams tells Harvier that she believes the apathy regarding civil liberties is slowing declining.

Spencer tells Addams about the work of the American section of Women's International League for Peace and Freedom in detail.

Addams tells Wood that she will join the Civil Liberties Bureau, but questions whether national groups are as effective as local ones.

The American Civil Liberties Union seeks approval of its statement of principles and the candidacy of Fremont Older to the National Committee.

Karsten asks Baldwin not to use Addams's name with the Liberty Defense Union until she has agreed to have it used.

A list of names of people likely to join the national committee of the Liberty Defense Union.

Addams telegrams the National Civil Liberties Bureau that she cannot attend the Washington meeting.

Addams tells Stokes that she cannot leave Chicago to attend the National Civil Liberties Bureau meeting in Washington.

Addams reluctantly declines to sign on to Baldwin's appeal for funds to defend Industrial Workers of the World workers arrested by the government.