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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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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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An unknown correspondent writes Addams in solidarity against an effort to exclude child actors from the Illinois Child Labor Law.
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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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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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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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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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Bates writes Addams in support of her work to ban child actors from the theater.
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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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The Mirror publishes Addams' letter of May 4 and criticizes Addams support for censoring motion pictures.
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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 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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Davies explains his attitudes about child labor and the misunderstandings about them.
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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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Lillie praises Addams on her recent articles in McClure's Magazine.
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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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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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Keppel withdraws the grant request for the Trojan Women because there won't be any decision taken before Saturday.
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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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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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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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Addams reports that she will be lecturing in Iowa and will miss seeing The Hour Glass.
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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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Addams invites Lady Gregory to Hull-House to see three plays and to have dinner with her.
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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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Addams questions the Mirror's coverage of her views on theater, asking to know the source of their reporting.
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Addams asks Keppel whether a decision on "Trojan Women" has been made.
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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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