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Newspaper coverage of Addams' statements involving her interest in the case of anarchist Abraham Isaak.
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Ovington proposes establishing a settlement to work with African-Americans in New York and asks Addams' advice.
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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.
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Kellogg sends a list of authors and subjects for a book and includes Addams' article "Charity and Social Justice."
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In the final installment of "Why Women Should Vote," Addams highlights why women need the ballot and argues that woman suffrage is centuries overdue and necessary for women to protect themselves.
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Roosevelt compliments Addams's article in McClure's, which argues that woman's suffrage will lift up women from vice. But he also offers a caution that women's suffrage could fail to impart real change as suffrage failed to impart real change for African Americans in the South.
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Addams invites Blaine to a meeting with Mary Ovington to help plan the conference for National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
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Addams likens prison labor camps to slavery and discusses how unpaid prison labor impacts the families of the inmates.
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Addams explains the evils of unpaid prison labor. This is the fourth article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and a woman's role to affect change.
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Addams and forty-five other women petition Wilson to halt the deportation of Emmeline Pankhurst.
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The Woman's Peace Party outlines steps that peace activists can take once war is declared.
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Addams and Wald ask Parker to sign a letter to Woodrow Wilson calling for the maintenance of democratic institutions during war time.
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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.
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A list of names of people likely to join the national committee of the Liberty Defense Union.
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Karsten asks Baldwin not to use Addams's name with the Liberty Defense Union until she has agreed to have it used.
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Addams tells Baldwin that there is not enough evidence with regard to the Industrial Workers of the World Defense Committee for her to contact the President.
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Addams offers comments on Roger Baldwin's statement regarding the Industrial Workers of the World Defense Committee.
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Addams reluctantly declines to sign on to Baldwin's appeal for funds to defend Industrial Workers of the World workers arrested by the government.
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Addams tells Stokes that she cannot leave Chicago to attend the National Civil Liberties Bureau meeting in Washington.
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Addams telegrams the National Civil Liberties Bureau that she cannot attend the Washington meeting.
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Addams tells Wood that she will join the Civil Liberties Bureau, but questions whether national groups are as effective as local ones.
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Addams tells Harvier that she believes the apathy regarding civil liberties is slowing declining.
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The American Civil Liberties Union seeks approval of its statement of principles and the candidacy of Fremont Older to the National Committee.