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Addams addresses a meeting at the United Charities building in New York and discusses how Hull-House makes use of its theater.
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In this published excerpt of a lecture given on March 25, 1902, Addams describes how Hull-House provides a cheaper form of theater entertainment for the neighborhood.
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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 reports that she will be lecturing in Iowa and will miss seeing The Hour Glass.
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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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Addams invites Garland and his daughter to come to Hull-House for lunch and to see a production of Alice in Wonderland.
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Bowen responds to Minnie Fiske's letter promoting child labor in the theater.
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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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Frohman proposes a law that would allow the presentation of plays on Sunday as long as they have a moral lesson.
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Addams explains the difference between opposing child acting as an occupation and a vocation.
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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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An unknown correspondent writes Addams in solidarity against an effort to exclude child actors from the Illinois Child Labor Law.
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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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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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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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Lovejoy asks Addams about the status of the Child Actor Bill pending in the Illinois legislature.
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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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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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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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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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Bates writes Addams in support of her work to ban child actors from the theater.
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Brown offers Addams more information pertinent to the stage child investigation.
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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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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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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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Lindsey congratulates Addams on the Child Welfare Exhibit and sends his hopes that he will be able to talk to her soon about his stance on the child actor law.
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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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Breckinridge sends Addams The Three Plays by Brieux.
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Lovejoy sends Addams data regarding child labor in theaters.
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