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Addams discusses traditional women's roles and how they correspond to a greater need for the involvement of woman in politics.
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Arguing that white slavery requires an organized movement to defeat it, Addams provides examples from cases in Chicago. This is the first in a five-part series, which would ultimately be published asA New Conscience and an Ancient Evilin 1912.
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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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Bates writes Addams in support of her work to ban child actors from the theater.
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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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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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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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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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Beck writes Addams to ask for the arguments she presented before the Illinois legislature regarding a bill to exempt child actors for the 1903 Illinois Child Labor Law.
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Addams asks Juul if she can speak against a new version of Senate Bill 233 regarding child actors.
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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 discusses the experiences of Chicago probation officers and the profession of civil service.
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Lovejoy asks Addams about the status of the Child Actor Bill pending in the Illinois legislature.
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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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Addams asks for Taft's support on a bill to establish a Child Labor Bureau.
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An unknown correspondent writes Addams about the moral dangers of child labor in the theater.
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Hallam praises Addams' recent article on white slavery and shares his ideas about fighting the problem.
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Addams urges Senator Dolliver to support a bill in Congress to create the Federal Children’s Bureau.
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The American Association for Labor Legislation prepared this form letter to gather support in Illinois for limiting work for women to 60 hours per week.
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