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Tufts asks Addams to head a child labor committee in order to secure three measures.
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The Progressive National Service reports on lobbying and legislative efforts undertaken between April 1 and May 15.
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Addams explains the Progressive Party's approach to child labor and legislation.
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An eight-page pamphlet summarizing Roosevelt's political record on 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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Parker reports on an interview with Morrison regarding Addams' opposition to a child actor exception to the 1903 Illinois Child Labor Law.
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Addams asks for Taft's support on a bill to establish a Child Labor Bureau.
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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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Lindsey congratulates Addams on the Child Welfare Exhibit and sends his hopes that he will be able to talk to her soon about his stance on the child actor law.
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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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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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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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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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Bates writes Addams in support of her work to ban child actors from the theater.
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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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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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Lord informs Addams that he has been asked to provide citations for the accuracy of his pamphlet, Children of the Stage.
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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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Downey telegrams Addams on the impact of licensing laws on newsboys on circulation.
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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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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 asks Addams about the status of the Child Actor Bill pending in the Illinois legislature.
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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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