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Newspaper report of the lynching of six black men in Lake City, Florida, accused of murdering Robert B. Smith, a prominent white man.
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Flexner describes a lynching in Livermore, Kentucky and the reaction of the town and arrest of the participants.
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Villard asks Addams to protest the lynchings of six black men in Florida.
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Addams sends Breckinridge three letters about lynchings, including one from Oswald Garrison Villard that encloses a newspaper clipping about a brutal lynching in Florida.
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Mee offers a lawyer's perspective on Addams' white slavery article in McClure's Magazine and compliments her grasp of the legislation.
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An anonymous writer apologizes for his misunderstanding of the biases of the Record-Herald against the police. Addams received a copy of this letter.
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A narrative describing the social and economic background of four men convicted of murdering Frank Guelzow.
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Laidlaw demands that Gaynor protect social workers operating in New York City's Chinatown .
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Laidlaw writes to Waldo about an brutal attack on a female social worker in New York City's Chinatown and demands an investigation.
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Henderson offers an analysis of Addams' statement about capital punishment in Illinois.
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Jesse Ashley's article describing a strike in Massachusetts.
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Addams defends the Progressive Party plank that calls for the salaries earned by prisoners to be sent to support their dependent families.
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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 explains how educational background, economic situations, and family predicaments have an impact on juvenile crime; and she argues for special treatment of the "juvenile adult." The article was published in October 1913.
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Lindsey writes Addams to explain a campaign to discredit his work to regulate crime against women.
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Addams explains how educational background, economic situations, and family predicaments have an impact on juvenile crime; and she argues for special treatment of the "juvenile adult." This is the tenth article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and a women's roles in affecting change.
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Addams details the many reasons why it is important that women be given the right to vote, and of how the suffrage movement is not just found in Western nations, but globally.
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Wald writes Addams about efforts to communicate with Germany and Austria about charges against Alice Masaryk.
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The article covers the arrest of Emily Hobhouse by British authorities.
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American Civil Liberties Union defines its stance on first amendment rights, labor rights, law enforcement, immigration and racial equality.
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A "Friend to Man" asks Addams to give a Bible to Nicholas Viana and hopes that his execution will be stayed.
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Collins informs Addams of efforts in Colorado to lobby for a commutation of Nicholas Viana's death sentence.
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The Tribune praises Governor Lowden's decision to allow Nicholas Viana to be executed and calls Addams's appeal sentimental.
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Rich disputes Addams's views on capital punishment, claiming that sentimental opposition results in more crime.
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Knox takes issues with Addams's opposition to capital punishment, offering examples of English justice.