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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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Lovejoy writes Lindsey regarding efforts to break child labor laws in Massachusetts, Illinois, and Louisiana, and notes that Jane Addams is "spending night and day" to ensure that the law in Illinois holds fast.
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Fowler sends Addams correspondence between Owen Lovejoy and Ben Lindsey, regarding a benefit held by the Alliance for the Protection of Stage Children.
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Donaghey writes Bowen about the scheduling of a new hearing to consider Senate Substitute Bill 233, regarding the exemption of child actors from the 1903 Illinois Child Labor Laws.
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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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Addams discusses how child labor laws in Illinois have impacted children's access to education and the dangers of weakening it. This is a reprint of a speech given on December 16, 1905 at the Annual Meeting of the National Child Labor Committee
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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 a 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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Harper offers Addams his opinion on a bill regulating children in the street trades.
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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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Addams and Van Der Vaart invite Blaine to attend a conference at Hull-House about child labor legislation.
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Addams invites Blaine to a meeting of the Illinois Child Labor Committee.
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Lindsay encloses a list of names sent by Addams and Graham Taylor which should be used with the funding request from the National Child Labor Committee.
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Addams and others write an appeal to be sent to prominent Chicagoans for the support of the National Child Labor Committee.
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Kelley discusses a plan to keep children in school until the age of fourteen, and news of her children's summer plans.
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Beaunisne acknowledges seeing the proposed newsboy legislation and admits that he responded quickly and requests the report and proposed ordinance again so that he can give them more careful study. He reports long experience with newsboys and claims sympathy with their condition.
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Lawson responds to Addams letter about Albert G. Beaunisne's reaction to the newsboy legislation and encourages her to provide documentation to Beaunisne.
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Lawson notes that he has heard that Addams seeks a change in the newsboy ordinance and wants to discuss it with J. C. Schaffer.
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A 28-page illustrated pamphlet outlining the work and social conditions of newsboys and newsgirls, based on a two-day intensive investigation. In it the Committee proposes revisions in child labor laws to curb the worst excesses.
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