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Holt had sent Addams a copy of her play, which Addams cannot fund or send on to Ford, as Holt had hoped.
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Hyers updates Addams on a manuscript they feel should be produced as a play.
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Brownell, General Director, of the National Editorial Service writes to Addams about supporting her and the Women's Peace Party movement.
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Haldeman discusses the prospect of creating a municipal theater in her locality.
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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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The Mirror publishes Addams' letter of May 4 and criticizes Addams support for censoring motion pictures.
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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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Murray discusses bringing the Trojan Women play to America, and refuses royalties.
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Addams thanks Browne for his letter regarding the production of The Trojan Women.
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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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Addams gives a praising review of Lovett's play Cowards.
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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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Breckinridge responds for Addams to Leonard's inquiry about Trojan Women claiming that Addams believed it the "great peace document of all time."
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Leonard asks Addams for a statement on the quality of Trojan Women to be read to the Grand Rapids Womans University Club.
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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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Scott encloses a $5,000 check from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, covering costs of the production of The Trojan Women. Scott notes that because the Endowment was uncertain about the Woman's Peace Party's platform, the award was made to Addams personally.
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Addams discusses Hemmick's offer to join the Woman's Peace Party and help with dramatic and theatrical propaganda.
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Keppel withdraws the grant request for the Trojan Women because there won't be any decision taken before Saturday.
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Addams's secretary sends Keppel a letter from Maurice Browne about The Little Theatre.
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Keppel tells Addams that he will support her proposal for the "Trojan Women," but fears that it may not be approved by the Carnegie Endowment.
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Addams asks Keppel whether a decision on "Trojan Women" has been made.
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Lindsey's secretary asks Addams to look over a plan for the protection of stage children.
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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 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 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 informs Woods that she has forwarded his question in regards to children in the theater to Mr. Lovejoy. She also implies that though children should not perform if exploited by managers for profit, it is allowable if it is done with education in mind.
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Woods would like to know Addams' conclusion regarding whether or not to allow children to appear on the theatrical stage.
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