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Merriman tells Addams about the efforts of the League of Free Nations Association to raise funds.

Addams relates a story about peasants in Russia who believe that all Americans are black. It was published in several newspapers on April 16, 1905, and then also under the title of "The Yellow Kid" in an anthology of quotes from famous people.
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Addams discusses the life of Leo Tolstoy and the conditions he faced in Russia.

Addams provides reasons for disarmament as a means to better the economy, reduce unemployment and taxes, and improve international relations. She gave the speech at the Eccleston Guildhouse in London on September 18, 1921.

Menkin writes Addams about writing an article on the Russian government's refusal to honor passports of Catholic or Jewish Americans.

Karsten redirects Gilbert's request for tickets to a conference to Charles Merriam.

Karsten sends Addams copies of recent reports. She also discusses upcoming activities, including details of the Russian Commission and Hull-House.

Karsten invites Harper to a talk at Hull-House and discusses plans for a meeting.

Wærn-Bugge writes to Balch regarding international recognition of Soviet Russia.

Balch and Macmillan ask Addams to delay her return to the United States so that they can meet and discuss next steps.

Balch sends Addams a letter the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom sent to the Secretary of State regarding assistance for Siberian prisoners of war.

Balch forwards Addams a letter regarding conflict in Soviet-Russia, despite the rapidly changing situation and there being little that the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom can accomplish.

Wold invites Addams to join the American Women's Emergency Committee that is sending relief to children in Russia.

Reichmann invites Addams to a speech on Russian relief efforts.

Schütze tells Addams about her efforts raising funds for Russian and German relief and a school effort.

Addams argues that international organizations should include humanitarian goals as well as political ones in order to win public support. This was also given as a speech to the Labor Forum in Detroit on November 28.