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Congressman Sulzer asks Addams for her assistance on the passage of a resolution (not found).
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Holaday invites Addams to present her arguments on State Senate Bill 233, which threatens to exempt child actors from the 1903 Illinois Child Labor Law.
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Lewis asks the Drafting Association to work on creating legislation for workmen's compensation.
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Draper announces the formation of the Progressive Party's Legislative Bureau, its composition, and its duties.
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Lewis writes Addams about the agenda of the upcoming meeting of the Legislative Reference Committee of the Progressive National Service.
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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 for Addams' approval of the wording of a draft of the Progressive Party's Workmen's Compensation Act.
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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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Dales hopes that Addams will use her influence to help pass an amendment to the Draft Law of 1917.
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An eight-page pamphlet summarizing Roosevelt's political record on labor.
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Addams' speaks on the impact of poverty at the National Federation of Settlements in Pittsburgh.
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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 testifies that the system of child labor destroys genius, and how work on the stage damages children.
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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' 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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Newspaper report of an Addams' statement about the causes of violent labor actions being antiquated laws.
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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, Stedman and Mathes oppose the establishment of Eastern "blue laws" in the Midwest.
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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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Harper offers Addams his opinion on a bill regulating children in the street trades.
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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 discusses the Funds to Parents Act, which provides charitable support for impoverished children.
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A letter enclosing a copy of H.R. 5819 for a Commission on Naturalization.
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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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Kellogg writes Bowen regarding a number of labor legislation bills.
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Lovejoy asks Addams about the status of the Child Actor Bill pending in the Illinois legislature.
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