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An eight-page pamphlet summarizing Roosevelt's political record on labor.
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Draper announces the formation of the Progressive Party's Legislative Bureau, its composition, and its duties.
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Addams, et. al, ask Washington to join the campaign American Association for Labor Legislation.
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Addams seeks Washington's aid in a campaign for labor regulations.
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Addams seeks Senator Sutherland's support for the establishment of a Federal Children's Bureau, arguing that it would allow the gathering of information currently not possible.
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Addams expresses why the time is now that women should be able to vote, with in regards to the social power women have which can be used for political power.
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Addams questions the process of how pension funds are being distributed to needing families and how it needs to be handled better while criticizing the city of Chicago's government for not doing enough to help the poor.
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Addams questions the process of how pension funds are being distributed to needing families and how it needs to be handled better while criticizing the city of Chicago's government for not doing enough to help the poor.
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Testimony of Addams and Anna Shaw before a Congressional Committee on Rules regarding woman's suffrage.
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Newspaper report of an Addams' statement about the causes of violent labor actions being antiquated laws.
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Addams' speaks on the impact of poverty at the National Federation of Settlements in Valencia, PA.
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Addams discusses the Funds to Parents Act, which provides charitable support for impoverished children.
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Addams provides an argument against literacy tests for immigrants, proposed by the Burnett Bill recently pased by the U.S. House of Representatives.
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Addams explains the Progressive Party's approach to child labor and legislation.
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Andrews asks Addams, as a member of the Committee on Unemployment, to assist with a report for the American Association for Labor Legislation.
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Addams testifies that the system of child labor destroys genius, and how work on the stage damages children.
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Following up on a conversation with Addams, Sanville tells her about the situation women face in Pennsylvania and efforts to pass legislation protecting them from long work hours.
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Matheny informs Addams about the Progressive legislation agenda and suffrage in West Virginia and asks her to be a part of it all.
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Lewis asks for Addams' suggestions on legislative language related to the recall of judicial decisions.
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Lewis asks the Drafting Association to work on creating legislation for workmen's compensation.
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Lewis asks for Addams' approval of the wording of a draft of the Progressive Party's Workmen's Compensation Act.
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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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A published version of Addams' lecture on March 12 at the National Child Labor Committee Conference in Birmingham, Alabama, in which she discussed child labor legislation in Illinois.
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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 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 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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Members of the American Association for Labor Legislation asks Sharpe to donate to their campaign for labor legislation in Pennsylvania.
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Tufts asks Addams to head a child labor committee in order to secure three measures.
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An excerpt from Addams' March 22 speech at Faneuil Hall to the Boston Equal Suffrage Association and the Women's Trade Union League on the changes in women's work brought about by factory work.
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