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Newspaper summary of Addams' speech on child labor and the need for new laws.
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Addams testifies that the system of child labor destroys genius, and how work on the stage damages children.
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An excerpt from Addams' March 22 speech at Faneuil Hall to the Boston Equal Suffrage Association and the Women's Trade Union League on the changes in women's work brought about by factory work.
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Addams seeks Senator Sutherland's support for the establishment of a Federal Children's Bureau, arguing that it would allow the gathering of information currently not possible.
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Addams and Abbott write Underwood to oppose a Congressional bill to require literacy tests for immigrants.
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Harper offers Addams his opinion on a bill regulating children in the street trades.
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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, Margaret Halsey, and Anna Nichols.
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Addams' lecture on March 11 at the National Child Labor Committee Conference in Birmingham, Alabama, in which she presents arguments against an exception to the 1903 Illinois Child Labor Law for child actors and offers some Tolstoyan allegory to buttress her arguments.
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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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Lovejoy asks Addams about the status of the Child Actor Bill pending in the Illinois legislature.
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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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Addams asks Juul if she can speak against a new version of Senate Bill 233 regarding child actors.
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Holaday invites Addams to present her arguments on State Senate Bill 233, which threatens to exempt child actors from the 1903 Illinois Child Labor Law.
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Bates writes Addams in support of her work to ban child actors from the theater.
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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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Brown asks Addams for advice about how best to get his research on stage children to Illinois legislators.
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Addams writes Lovejoy about the progress of a bill in the Illinois legislature that would exempt child actors from the Illinois Child Labor Law.
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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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Brown informs Addams that the street trades bill she favored failed in the Illinois Senate, but the child stage bill she opposed also failed.
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Chute and Brown send Addams a telegram regarding the defeat of stage bill in the Illinois Senate.
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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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A published version of Addams' lecture on March 12 at the National Child Labor Committee Conference in Birmingham, Alabama, in which she discussed child labor legislation in Illinois.
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Newspaper report of an Addams' statement about the causes of violent labor actions being antiquated laws.
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Van Horn corrects an error in Addams' recent article in McClure's Magazine about the age of consent in Wyoming.
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An eight-page pamphlet summarizing Roosevelt's political record on labor.
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Congressman Sulzer asks Addams for her assistance on the passage of a resolution (not found).
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Addams explains the Progressive Party's approach to child labor and legislation.
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Fisher invites Addams to a luncheon meeting in New York to discuss efforts to lobby for Progressive legislation.
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Andrews asks Addams, as a member of the Committee on Unemployment, to assist with a report for the American Association for Labor Legislation.
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Following up on a conversation with Addams, Sanville tells her about the situation women face in Pennsylvania and efforts to pass legislation protecting them from long work hours.
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