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A newspaper report of Addams's speech to the Milwaukee branch of the Wisconsin Woman Suffrage Association, which  uses humor to render the male arguments against woman suffrage absurd. A version of this speech was later published in the Ladies' Home Journal.
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In a report on her testimony before the Illinois Senate Judiciary committee, Addams argues that life on the stages poses dangers to child actors.
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In a humorous effort to render the male arguments against woman suffrage absurd, Addams describes a hypothetical world in which women hold power and men are asking for the vote. This is the sixth article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and women's roles affecting change.
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Addams argues that the improvement of education for children starts with the improvement of their work conditions and environment and that a national effort is necessary so that every child is protected. This is the second article of a monthly, year-long series on economic and social reform in America and a woman's role to affect change.
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In a humorous effort to render the male arguments against woman suffrage absurd, Addams describes a hypothetical world in which women hold power and men are asking for the vote.
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An essay collected from Addams' writings on children, child labor, and recreational opportunities in the city.
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Addams argues that the improvement of education for children starts with the improvement of their work conditions and environment and that a national effort is necessary so that every child is protected.
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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 holds that charitable work enables a better understanding of the poor, at a meeting of the Illinois Board of Charities and the Men's Club of the Fourth Presbyterian Church.
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An excerpt from a letter by Addams, Lillian Wald and Mary McDowell to labor unions, seeking an investigation of working conditions for women and children.
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At the Saints Peter and Paul Episcopal Church, Addams argues against child labor.
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Addams discusses the formation of the Progressive Party and its ideals, starting with children's needs. She notes that the party supports efforts to curb child labor, and to encourage education. This is one of a series of articles she prepared for the Central Press Association as part of the Progressive Party campaign in 1912.
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Addams testifies that the system of child labor destroys genius, and how work on the stage damages children.
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Speaking at a child labor symposium sponsored by the Ethical Culture Society in Philadelphia, Addams discusses the sentimental and business arguments for protecting child workers.
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Speaking to the Society for Ethical Culture in Philadelphia, Addams argues that child labor is dangerous to the development of children's character and bodies.
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Short quote from Addams' speech in Milwaukee on child labor argues that industry wears out children in a heartless way.
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Addams presents reasons to oppose the employment of young children in the theater.
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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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Lindsey's secretary asks Addams to look over a plan for the protection of stage children.
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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 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' 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' 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 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 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 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 between women and the State and argues for the value of women in government, leading to the importance of woman suffrage.
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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 explains the difference between opposing child acting as an occupation and a vocation.
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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 from Industrial Education.
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An excerpt of the talk given by Addams at the National Conference of Charities and Correction of 1903 on the effects of child labor.
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