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Breckinridge, Sophonisba. In “Statement of Miss Jane Addams and Others, January 11, 1916.” Commission for Enduring Peace. Hearings before Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives.... Washington: Government Printing Office, 1916.

Author: Breckinridge, Sophonisba.

Title: [Testimony] page 10-13 in “Statement of Miss Jane Addams and Others, January 11, 1916.” Commission for Enduring Peace. Hearings before Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, Sixty-Fourth Congress, First Session on H.R. 6921 and H.J. Res. 32.

Publisher: Washington: Government Printing Office, 1916.

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