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An excerpt from Addams's 1897 speech to the National Educational Association on the indoctrination of children into industry.
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Addams presents reasons to oppose the employment of young children in the theater.
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In this address, delivered for the Merrick Lectures, 1907-8, Addams describes the difficulty immigrant women face as they try to assimilate into American life.
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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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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 some…
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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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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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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,…
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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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Addams gave this lecture at least two times; once at the February 2 meeting of the New York City Women's Political Union, and again on February 14 at the Boston School Voters' League. In the lecture, she discusses the philosophical relationship…
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In this speech at the National Conference of Charities and Correction in Boston, Addams calls on educators and social workers to demand useful education for children so that they are better prepared for a life in industry.
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Addams warns adults of some aspects of trade schools for boys. The speech was given at the first convention of the National Society for the Promotion of Industrial Education on January 24, as part of a session entitled The Wage Earners' Benefit…
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In this address, delivered for the Merrick Lectures, Addams speaks about the difficulty of assimilation into American life for immigrant women.
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At the Sixth International Congress on Tuberculosis in Washington, D.C., Addams and Hamilton discuss "Economic Aspects of Tuberculosis" and why people living in poverty are more susceptible to the disease.
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In Addams' speech before the National Conference of Charities and Correction, she forcefully argues for child labor reform as well as increased education. The speech, given on May 10 in Richmond, VA, was published in the proceedings.
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Addams' speech to the students of the Parker School regarding the history of child labor.
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Addams discusses the responsibility of the State for the public health and sanitation and child labor.
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Addams' lectures at the founding meeting of the National Society for the Promotion of Industrial Education on November 16, 1906, at Cooper Union, commenting on the need for practical education that works in the modern world. The speech was…
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Addams' speech before the National Child Labor Committee in Cincinnati calls for government regulations to protect women and children.
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Addams' argues that child labor is the greatest social ill in remarks at the American Humane Association Convention on November 15, 1906. This version was published the next month.
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Downey telegrams Addams on the impact of licensing laws on newsboys on circulation.
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Bates writes Addams in support of her work to ban child actors from the theater.
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Bates gives Addams permission to edit and publish her previous letter.
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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…
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Addams discusses a previous study on newsboys and argues that there are no child labor laws that protect them. These comments were made at the National Child Labor Committee annual meeting in January 1909.
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