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The Mirror criticizes Addams for her recent appearance at the Majestic Theatre, questioning whether she was paid and the probity of the appearance.
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Addams questions the Mirror's coverage of her views on theater, asking to know the source of their reporting.
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Addams recounts a story depicted in a children's play at Hull-House, which she offers as an allegory about the importance of women in society.
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In a report on her testimony before the Illinois Senate Judiciary committee, Addams argues that life on the stages poses dangers to child actors.
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Addams speaks to the Chicago Sinai congregation on the value of theater for moral teaching of the young.
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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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Addams presents reasons to oppose the employment of young children in the theater.
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Addams discusses her impressions of the theater and its influence on the public at a symposium sponsored by the Chicago Woman's Club.
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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 shepresents arguments against an exception to the 1903 Illinois Child Labor Law for child actors and offers someā€¦
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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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Addams explains the difference between opposing child acting as an occupation and a vocation.
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Addams addresses a meeting at the United Charities building in Minneapolis and discusses how Hull-House makes use of its theater.
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Bates writes Addams in support of her work to ban child actors from the theater.
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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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Brown writes Addams about the revival of the stage child bill and about plans for a new pamphlet opposing it.
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Lillie praises Addams on her recent articles in McClure's Magazine.
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Brown offers Addams more information pertinent to the stage child investigation.
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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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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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Lovejoy writes Addams about his interview with Blanche Bates, regarding their effort to stop a bill to exempt child actors from the 1903 Illinois Child Labor Law.
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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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Addams invites Whitlock to Chicago to see the Hull-House production of John Galsworthy's play, Justice.
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Lovejoy asks Addams about the status of the Child Actor Bill pending in the Illinois legislature.
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Breckinridge sends Addams The Three Plays by Brieux.
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Lyman writes Addams to share her ideas about hiring police women to monitor rooming houses and theaters to ensure the safety of vulnerable young women.
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A notice about the opening of the play, Shorty McCabe, in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.
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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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Lovejoy sends Addams data regarding child labor in theaters.
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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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