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Thomas asks Addams to support agricultural legislation to prevent widespread hunger.
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Newspaper summary of Addams' speech on child labor and the need for new laws.
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An outline for administrative provisions of labor law.
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A suggested amendment to Draft Law proposes that last or only children be exempted from military service and that men pursuing post-graduate study be exempted to preserve teaching and investigation.
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The American Union Against Militarism requests that members of the Woman's Peace Party inform politicians about alternatives to war given by Bryan.
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Bates writes Addams in support of her work to ban child actors from the theater.
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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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Chute and Brown send Addams a telegram regarding the defeat of stage bill in the Illinois Senate.
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McCarthy asks Addams for financial backing for his plan to hire stenographers to help create and distribute materials and legislative bills for the Progressive Party Legislative Bureau.
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McCarthy offers his assistance in developing a legislative bureau within the Progressive Party.
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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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Testimony of Addams and Anna Shaw before a Congressional Committee on Rules regarding woman's suffrage.
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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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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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Karsten sends Hunter a copy of a congressional bill which repeals the draft section of army legislation.
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Karsten tells McLaughlin that they have no information on the contents of the Espionage Bill.
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Karsten informs Meyer that she received his letter addressed to Addams, and expresses her hope that she will be forwarded copies of the hearing Meyer is attending before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
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Karsten tells Dales that Addams wants to send her request through the Woman's Peace Party's legislative committee who can determine whether or not to support the amendments to the Draft Law of 1917.
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Werkheiser writes a pledge that advocates for the safe use of weapons and peaceful sports.
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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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A House bill, introduced by Victor Murdock, to create a Commission on Naturalization.
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Thomas discusses the formation of the Emergency Peace Committee and points discussed at the meeting.
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Tufts asks Addams to head a child labor committee in order to secure three measures.
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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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Addams and Abbott write Underwood to oppose a Congressional bill to require literacy tests for immigrants.
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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 explains the Progressive Party's approach to child labor and legislation.
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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 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 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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