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Lawson notes that he has heard that Addams seeks a change in the newsboy ordinance and wants to discuss it with J. C. Schaffer.
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Lawson responds to Addams letter about Albert G. Beaunisne's reaction to the newsboy legislation and encourages her to provide documentation to Beaunisne.
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Downey telegrams Addams on the impact of licensing laws on newsboys on circulation.
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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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Addams discusses how child labor laws in Illinois have impacted children's access to education and the dangers of weakening it. This is a reprint of a speech given on December 16, 1905 at the Annual Meeting of the National Child Labor Committee
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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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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 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' 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 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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The Progressive National Service reports on lobbying and legislative efforts undertaken between April 1 and May 15.
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An argument for the defeat of an Illinois bill that would loosen restrictions on child labor.
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Lindsay encloses a list of names sent by Addams and Graham Taylor which should be used with the funding request from the National Child Labor Committee.
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Harper offers Addams his opinion on a bill regulating children in the street trades.
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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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Lovejoy asks Addams about the status of the Child Actor Bill pending in the Illinois legislature.
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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 argues that when women vote, they help to improve protection for children and to the general public.
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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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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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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 asks for Taft's support on a bill to establish a Child Labor Bureau.
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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 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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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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Addams asks Blaine to support a campaign to defeat an Illinois law that would loosen restrictions on child labor.
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Addams invites Blaine to a meeting of the Illinois Child Labor Committee.
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Addams explains the Progressive Party's approach to child labor and legislation.
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