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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 calls Wilson's attention to a congressional bill on espionage which she believes threatens the freedoms of US citizens.
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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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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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The Armenian Union sends the text of a resolution to recognize Armenian independence and asks for signatures of support.
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A proposed resolution setting out the rules regarding the recording of committee meetings.
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McCormick discusses his views on the legislative agenda of the Progressive Party.
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Tumulty informs Addams that her issues with the Espionage Bill will be brought to the attention of Wilson.
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Cumberson explains to Addams that a resolution she created has been rendered null and void due to developments regarding the war.
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Cumberson regrets being unable to attend the Peace Conference in the city but has been encouraging people to write the President about the impending war and informs Addams that her physical education bill has been met with support.
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Hunter commends Addams for her success in social work thus far and urges her to keep fighting for the rights of young soldiers and their mothers.
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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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Lovejoy asks Addams about the status of the Child Actor Bill pending in the Illinois legislature.
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Kellogg writes Bowen regarding a number of labor legislation bills.
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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 discusses the Funds to Parents Act, which provides charitable support for impoverished children.
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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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Harper offers Addams his opinion on a bill regulating children in the street trades.
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An argument for the defeat of an Illinois bill that would loosen restrictions on child labor.
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Addams, Stedman and Mathes oppose the establishment of Eastern "blue laws" in the Midwest.
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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 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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Newspaper report of an Addams' statement about the causes of violent labor actions being antiquated laws.
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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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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 testifies that the system of child labor destroys genius, and how work on the stage damages children.
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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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Addams' speaks on the impact of poverty at the National Federation of Settlements in Pittsburgh.
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An eight-page pamphlet summarizing Roosevelt's political record on labor.
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