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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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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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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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A notice about the opening of the play, Shorty McCabe, in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.
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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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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 testifies that the system of child labor destroys genius, and how work on the stage damages children.
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Bennett offers a harsh review a of "The Tragedy of Nan" by the Hull-House Players.
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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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Breckinridge sends Addams The Three Plays by Brieux.
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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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Addams presents reasons to oppose the employment of young children in the theater.
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Addams's secretary sends Keppel a letter from Maurice Browne about The Little Theatre.
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Lindsey's secretary asks Addams to look over a plan for the protection of stage children.
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Addams gives a praising review of Lovett's play Cowards.
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Lovejoy asks Addams about the status of the Child Actor Bill pending in the Illinois legislature.
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Lovejoy sends Addams data regarding child labor in theaters.
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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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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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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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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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Bowen responds to Minnie Fiske's letter promoting child labor in the theater.
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Pelham responds to Bennett's harsh critique of the Hull-House Players.
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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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Addams thanks Browne for his letter regarding the production of The Trojan Women.
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Addams discusses plans to visit Haldeman in Philadelphia to see her perform in Ben Hur.
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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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