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Addams argues that when women vote, they help to improve protection for children and to the general public.
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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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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' 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 Tolstoyan allegory to…
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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 exmept from the provision of the 1903 Illinois Child Labor Law.
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Addams describes the poverty of the Hull-House neighborhood in the early days of her work there. She discusses the lack of security and loneliness of the elderly, as well as child labor.
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Addams discusses the work of the League for the Protection of Children, formed to advocate for the well being of children in Chicago. The comments were made during the National Education Association meeting.
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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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Addams' speech before the National Child Labor Committee in Cincinnati calls for government regulations to protect women and children.
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Addams' argues that child labor is the greatest social ill in remarks at the American Humane Association Convention on November 15, 1906. This version was published the next month.
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Downey telegrams Addams on the impact of licensing laws on newsboys on circulation.
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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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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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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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Chute and Brown send Addams a telegram regarding the defeat of stage bill in the Illinois Senate.
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Brown informs Addams that the street trades bill she favored failed in the Illinois Senate, but the child stage bill she opposed also failed.
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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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Brown writes Addams about the revival of the stage child bill and about plans for a new pamphlet opposing it.
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Brown asks Addams for advice about how best to get his research on stage children to Illinois legislators.
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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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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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Fowler sends Addams correspondence between Owen Lovejoy and Ben Lindsey, regarding a benefit held by the Alliance for the Protection of Stage Children.
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Donoghey 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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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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