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Roosevelt informs Allison of the passage of a law to investigate and report on the conditions of working women and children in America.
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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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Stewart complains of the poor state of education and asks Addams for a copy of her address to the National Educational Association.
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Lovejoy asks Kansas citizens to build a Kansas branch of the National Child Labor Committee. Addams likely received this as a member of the national organization.
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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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Butler writes Addams about his desire to have Ben B. Lindsey speak in Milwaukee.
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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. The speech was given before the Fifth National Child Labor Conference, held in Chicago.
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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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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.
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Bowen responds to Minnie Fiske's letter promoting child labor in the theater.
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Addams and Van der Vaart ask Blaine to be a part of the Illinois Child Labor Committee and attend at least one meeting.
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Addams invites Blaine to a meeting of the Illinois Child Labor Committee.
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Hatfield sends Addams a newspaper clipping and discusses the Child Labor Committee.
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Lindsey asks Addams to meet his friend Winifred Bonfils, who is expected to visit Chicago soon.
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Murphy writes Addams to tell her that her new book is an inspiration to him and shares some of his own ideas about children and the treatment of African Americans in the North and South.
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Letter welcoming people to join the American Association for Labor Legislation for a small fee.
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Lovejoy and McKelway are seeking support for a Congressional bill to establish the Federal Children's Bureau.
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For the American Association for Labor Legislation Andrews requests a donation from Nestor to the cause of eliminating industrial diseases.
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Addams lists authors of papers to be included in a book.
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Addams explains the difference between opposing child acting as an occupation and a vocation.
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Harper offers Addams his opinion on a bill regulating children in the street trades.
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Lovejoy writes Lindsey regarding efforts to break child labor laws in Massachusetts, Illinois, and Louisiana, and notes that Jane Addams is "spending night and day" to ensure that the law in Illinois holds fast.
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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' 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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