National Child Labor Committee Records

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Addams gave this speech at the first meeting of the National Child Labor Committee, held in New York City. In it she discussed the child labor reform work done in Chicago.
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Addams argues for the establishment of a federal bureau for the protection of children, especially regarding the issues of child labor and education. The speech was given before the Fifth National Child Labor Conference, held in Chicago.
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Addams' lecture on March 12 at the National Child Labor Committee Conference in Birmingham, Alabama, in which she discusses child labor legislation in Illinois.