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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 gave this speech at the first meeting of the National Child Labor Committee, held in New York City. In it she discussed the child labor reform work done in Chicago.
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Beaunisne acknowledges seeing the proposed newsboy legislation and admits that he responded quickly and requests the report and proposed ordinance again so that he can give them more careful study. He reports long experience with newsboys and claims sympathy with their condition.
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An unknown correspondent writes Addams about the moral dangers of child labor in the theater.
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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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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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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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Bates writes Addams in support of her work to ban child actors from the theater.
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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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Chute and Brown send Addams a telegram regarding the defeat of stage bill in the Illinois Senate.
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A 28-page illustrated pamphlet outlining the work and social conditions of newsboys and newsgirls, based on a two-day intensive investigation. In it the Committee proposes revisions in child labor laws to curb the worst excesses.
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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' argues that child labor is the greatest social ill in remarks at the American Humane Association Convention on November 14, 1906. This version was published in December.
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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' 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 discusses the damage that child labor causes children, physically and mentally, and calls for it to be halted.
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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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Brown asks Addams for advice about how best to get his research on stage children to Illinois legislators.
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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 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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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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Kelley discusses a plan to keep children in school until the age of fourteen, and news of her children's summer plans.
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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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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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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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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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Tufts asks Addams to head a child labor committee in order to secure three measures.
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Addams and Van Der Vaart invite Blaine to attend a conference at Hull-House about child labor legislation.
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Addams explains the Progressive Party's approach to child labor and legislation.
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