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Rowe, the secretary for Illinois Governor Richard Yates Jr., writes to acknowledge receiving Addams' letter regarding Florence Kelley, and to arrange a meeting in Springfield.
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Van Dine writes Addams about her experiences with the asylum for feeble-minded children, particularly detailing its political difficulties, and asks for advice about creating a civil service position for the institution.
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Gompers writes regarding the American education system and its attitude towards children and labor. He requests that Addams send him any information relevant to the issue.
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Addams wants to reschedule Rice's talks at Hull-House because a Socialist candidate for alderman has opened a headquarters nearby and attendance has been poor.
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Devine asks Addams to write a letter of recommendation for Florence Kelley as Labor Commissioner of New York.
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The text of a bill authorizing the Secretary of Commerce and Labor to investigate and report upon the industrial, social, moral, educational, and physical conditions of women and child workers in the United States.
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Addams indicates that she needs copies of Newer Ideals of Peace for distribution to politicians, and thus would like a few sent even if the rest do not come out until January.
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Roosevelt informs Allison of the passage of a law to investigate and report on the conditions of working women and children in America.
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Hapgood writes Addams, asking her to write an article for Collier's about Chicago politics before the municipal election.
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Fisher sends Addams and other members of the Committee of One Hundred two letters from President Theodore Roosevelt, regarding the creation of a department of health.
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Roosevelt writes Fisher about his opposition to creating a new cabinet position for a department of health, arguing instead for placing it under the guise of an existing cabinet position.
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Roosevelt writes Fisher about progress made for the involvement of the federal government in public health.
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The memorandum explains why it is necessary for the federal government to establish a Bureau of Health.
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Fisher writes about the upcoming conference of State and Territorial Boards of Public Health to discuss pending Senate and House bills affecting public health.
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Lindsey writes Addams about corruption within the political parties in Denver.
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Addams declines to sign a letter McCulloch sent her because it fails to strike the right tone. This letter is likely related to a statement McCulloch released on December 6 about Theodore Roosevelt's support for women's suffrage.
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Lindsey writes Addams about the victory of an independent candidate in the Colorado election.
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Jones writes Addams about the work of Charles Beals and launching a new peace organization.
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Bentall asks Addams for help in launching a letter-writing campaign to President Theodore Roosevelt in support of political refugees.
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Addams praises Wallas for his book Human Nature and Politics.
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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 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 January 1909.
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Lovejoy and McKelway are seeking support for a Congressional bill to establish the Federal Children's Bureau.
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Bodemann compliments Addams' article in American Magazine, but also corrects an error in the piece.
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Fay sends Addams a story about her father and asks for an recent signed photograph of her.
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Watson writes Addams about Abraham Lincoln and political philosophy.
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Lindsey informs Addams that he will be unable to the National Conference on Charities and Correction in St. Louis later in the month.
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Addams congratulates Holt on the passage of the Bennett bill and expresses her wish to see him next time he is in Chicago.
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Landon reminisces with Addams after reading a note about Addams' Twenty Years at Hull House.
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Manousopoulos asks Addams to support the efforts of Crete to reunite with Greece after years of Ottoman rule.
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