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Addams invites Blaine to a meeting of the Illinois Child Labor Committee.
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Osgood writes Addams about the status of Grace Darling's membership and reports on the effectiveness of the Illinois letter.
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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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Addams urges Senator Dolliver to support a bill in Congress to create the Federal Children’s Bureau.
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Addams seeks Senator Sutherland's support for the establishment of a Federal Children's Bureau, arguing that it would allow the gathering of information currently not possible.
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Wigmore congratulates Addams on her role in making an important U.S. Supreme Court decision possible and apologizes for failing as yet to visit her at Hull-House.
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Addams congratulates Holt on the passage of the Bennett bill and expresses her wish to see him next time he is in Chicago.
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Andrews, for the American Association for Labor Legislation, sends the organization's legislative program to Addams.
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Reisner asks Richards' opinion on the Dolliver-Davis Bill, which seeks to provide for agricultural and industrial training schools.
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Speranza's assignments of Committee on Crime and Immigration members into subcommittees.
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Addams and Abbott write Underwood to oppose a Congressional bill to require literacy tests for immigrants.
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Harper offers Addams his opinion on a bill regulating children in the street trades.
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Addams writes Haldeman about a hearing on the Child Labor Law in Illinois and discusses her upcoming travel plans.
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Addams makes a reasoned argument against a bill in the Illinois State Senate that would make child actors exmept from the provision of the 1903 Illinois Child Labor Law.
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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, Margaret Halsey, and Anna Nichols.
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Addams' lecture on March 11 at the National Child Labor Committee Conference in Birmingham, Alabama, in which she presents arguments against an exception to the 1903 Illinois Child Labor Law for child actors and offers some Tolstoyan allegory to buttress her arguments.
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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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An unknown correspondent writes Addams about the moral dangers of child labor in the theater.
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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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Davies sends Freund some data regarding factory inspector budgets, manpower, and numbers of inspections from 1893 to 1910.
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Lovejoy asks Addams about the status of the Child Actor Bill pending in the Illinois legislature.
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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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The managing editor of the Boston Traveler informs Addams that the school license in Boston does not harm the newspaper business.
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Davis telegrams Addams that the licensing system in place in Boston for newspaper boys does not appear to interfere with the business needs.
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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 asks Juul if she can speak against a new version of Senate Bill 233 regarding child actors.
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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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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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Bates writes Addams in support of her work to ban child actors from the theater.
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Donaghey writes Bowen about the scheduling of a new hearing to consider Senate Substitute Bill 233, regarding the exemption of child actors from the 1903 Illinois Child Labor Laws.

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