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A description of services for John Altgeld, including quotes from Addams and Clarence Darrow's speeches.

Addams reports to Smith on the funeral of John Peter Altgeld and her visits to the Smith residence.

Addams thanks Wald for her hospitality in New York and mentions the death of Sarah Smith.

Addams writes Haldeman about Marcet's education and the death of Sarah Smith.

Addams spoke at a memorial meeting for Iroquois Theater fire victims, organized by the Chicago Teacher's Federation, about the dangers of overlooking violations in fear of being seen as bad people.
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Addams gave a tribute to the life of Sarah Rozet Smith at the dedication of the Hull-House organ. This speech was later printed as a pamphlet.
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Addams pays her respects to the late Jennie Dow Harvey, whom she knew as the Hull-House kindergarten teacher, as well as having been a dear friend.

Addams's eulogy for Gordon Dewey, the son of her friends John and Dewey. This version, which is likely the one she delivered at a memorial for the boy at Hull-House, is shortened from her original draft.
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Draft of Addams' eulogy for Gordon Dewey, who died at eight years of age.

Dewey writes of the grief that the family felt over the death of Gordon Dewey, apologizing for not being better communicators.

Addams' eulogy Gordon Dewey, who died at eight years of age.

Jane encloses a eulogy on Gordon Dewey to Blaine.
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Addams' eulogy for Jessie Bross Lloyd, part of a memorial held at Hull-House, praises Lloyd's friendship, love of conversation, and generosity.
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Addams' second address at the memoriam for Jessie Bross Lloyd discusses their relationship and friendship.

Addams offers her sympathy on the death of Riis' wife.

Addams telegrams Kelley, asking if she should come to New York for the funeral of Margaret Kelley.

Addams writes in condolence and concern about Florence Kelley in the wake of Margaret Kelley's death.

Addams asks Wald about Florence Kelley's condition.

Addams offers condolences to Kelley and asks if she would like a service held at Hull-House for Margaret Kelley with those who knew her best.

Addams thanks Kelley for her letter, which comforted them all.

Addams discusses Wald's kindness to Isidore Friedman and Florence Kelley's condition.

Addams writes Paulding with apologizes for her inability to make a visit to New York following the death of Ernest Crosby.

Addams writes Haldeman about Sarah Porter Smith's death.

Addams writes Lutkin to inform him of Frederick Deknatel's absence due to the unexpected death of his sister.

Wilmarth writes Addams about her grief following the death of her brother.

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