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Addams argues that when women vote, they help to improve protection for children and the general public.
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A published version of Addams' lecture on March 11 at the National Child Labor Committee Conference in Birmingham, Alabama, in which shepresents arguments against an exception to the 1903 Illinois Child Labor Law for child actors and offers some…
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Addams' testimony before an Illinois State Senate committee as the leader of a contingent to oppose legislation in Illinois that would exempt child actors from the state's 1903 Child Labor Law.
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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.
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Addams led a contingent to oppose efforts to exclude child actors from child labor laws. She testified before the State Senate committee considering the bill, along with Will J. Davis (speaking for the bill), Mrs. Coonley-Ward, Mrs. A. T. Aldrich,…
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Addams makes a reasoned argument against a bill in the Illinois State Senate that would make child actors except from the provision of the 1903 Illinois Child Labor Law.
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Addams discusses the work of the League for the Protection of Children, formed to advocate for the well being of children in Chicago. The comments were made during the National Education Association meeting.
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In Addams' speech before the National Conference of Charities and Correction, she forcefully argues for child labor reform as well as increased education. The speech, given on May 10 in Richmond, VA, was published in the proceedings.
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Addams' speech before the National Child Labor Committee in Cincinnati calls for government regulations to protect women and children.
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Addams' argues that child labor is the greatest social ill in remarks at the American Humane Association Convention on November 15, 1906. This version was published the next month.
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Downey telegrams Addams on the impact of licensing laws on newsboys on circulation.
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Bates writes Addams in support of her work to ban child actors from the theater.
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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. This is a published version of Addams' speech to the National Child Labor Committee meeting in…
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Denvir informs Addams that the Illinois legislative bill, which would have allowed theaters to employ children after hours, failed in large part to her efforts against it.
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Oglesby informs Addams that allowing her request to speak at the hearings on the child actor bill was not within his power.
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Addams asks Oglesby to allow herself or someone else to testify before the Illinois Senate in regard to legislation that would give theaters an exception to employing children after hours.
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Lindsey apologizes to Owen for any distress following his statement at the Theatrical Benefit and discusses child labor and child actors.
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Beck writes Addams to ask for the arguments she presented before the Illinois legislature regarding a bill to exempt child actors for the 1903 Illinois Child Labor Law.
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Addams asks Juul if she can speak against a new version of Senate Bill 233 regarding child actors.
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Addams sends Johnson her letter to Niels Juul asking for another opportunity to address the Illinois Senate regarding Senate Substitute Bill 233 and child actors.
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Lord informs Addams that he has been asked to provide citations for the accuracy of his pamphlet, Children of the Stage.
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Lovejoy asks Addams about the status of the Child Actor Bill pending in the Illinois legislature.
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Addams discusses the damage that child labor causes children, physically and mentally, and calls for it to be halted.
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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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Parker reports on an interview with Morrison regarding Addams' opposition to a child actor exception to the 1903 Illinois Child Labor Law.
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Sargent explains his inability, as the head of a dramatic school, to support Addams' effort to ban child labor in theaters.
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Addams asks for Taft's support on a bill to establish a Child Labor Bureau.
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An unknown correspondent writes Addams about the moral dangers of child labor in the theater.
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Lindsey congratulates Addams on the Child Welfare Exhibit and sends his hopes that he will be able to talk to her soon about his stance on the child actor law.
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For the American Association for Labor Legislation Andrews requests a donation from Nestor to the cause of eliminating industrial diseases.
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