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  • Subject is exactly "truancy"

Newspaper coverage of Addams' November 19 address to the Chicago Business Woman's Club linking child labor to laziness in adults.

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.

Lindsey expresses his relief that none of the false accusations made against him came from his close circle of friends. He also tells Addams that he wants her to be in a "Committee" and that he is sending out letters to prospective members.

Addams asks Woods if he can attend a truancy conference in Chicago and to persuade Joseph Lee to reconsider.

Addams thanks Wald for her hospitality, complains of the great amount of work she is doing, and hopes Wald can speak at the truancy conference.

Addams telegrams Wald that she has put her on the program of the truancy conference and asks her to come for a few days.

Addams advocates for the education of young children alongside Young in the form of vocational training.