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Addams speaks to the Chicago Sinai congregation on the value of theater for moral teaching of the young.
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Addams presents reasons to oppose the employment of young children in the theater.
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Addams discusses her impressions of the theater and its influence on the public at a symposium sponsored by the Chicago Woman's Club.
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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 someā€¦
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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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Bates writes Addams in support of her work to ban child actors from the theater.
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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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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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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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Addams invites Whitlock to Chicago to see the Hull-House production of John Galsworthy's play, Justice.
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Lovejoy asks Addams about the status of the Child Actor Bill pending in the Illinois legislature.
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A notice about the opening of the play, Shorty McCabe, in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.
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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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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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An unknown correspondent writes Addams in solidarity against an effort to exclude child actors from the Illinois Child Labor Law.
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Frohman proposes a law that would allow the presentation of plays on Sunday as long as they have a moral lesson.
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Bowen responds to Minnie Fiske's letter promoting child labor in the theater.
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In this published excerpt of a lecture given on March 25, 1902, Addams describes how Hull-House provides a cheaper form of theater entertainment for the neighborhood.
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Addams reports that she will be lecturing in Iowa and will miss seeing The Hour Glass.
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