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.
Beaunisne acknowledges seeing the proposed newsboy legislation and admits that he responded quickly and requests the report and proposed ordinance again so that he can give them more careful study. He reports long experience with newsboys and claims sympathy with their condition.
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.
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.
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.