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  • Mentions: Illinois Legislature
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Addams asks Blaine to support a campaign to defeat an Illinois law that would loosen restrictions on child labor.
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Addams proposes changes to the child labor and compulsory education laws for endorsement to the League of Cook County Women's Clubs.
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Addams discusses the settlement house's role as a charity and the means by which it appeals to the poor. She spoke at the Decatur Chautauqua.
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Quotes from Addams' testimony before the Illinois Legislative Committee on Industrial Affairs on the health effects of child labor.
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Addams discussed the ills of child labor at a meeting of interested people in Chicago.
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Addams lobbies several Illinois state legislators to support the passage of a bill to limit women's labor to eight hours a day.
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Tufts asks Addams to solicit funds for the Illinois Committee on Social Legislation from her contacts.
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Karsten advises McQueen to consult with Harriet Thomas during a peace rally to be held in Harvey.
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Members of the Pre-Primary Committee urge Addams to communicate with her district's candidates.
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Addams praises Jenkin Lloyd Jones and discusses his efforts in Chicago and for peace.
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Addams argues that the House should pass the Susan B. Anthony Amendment that would grant women the right to vote.
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Addams tells the story of two immigrant women's difficulties making enough to earn a living, their experiences with unions, and poverty.
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Addams questions the process of how pension funds are being distributed to needing families and how it needs to be handled better while criticizing the city of Chicago's government for not doing enough to help the poor.
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Addams questions the process of how pension funds are being distributed to needing families and how it needs to be handled better while criticizing the city of Chicago's government for not doing enough to help the poor.
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Addams' speaks on the impact of poverty at the National Federation of Settlements in Pittsburgh.
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Addams discusses the Funds to Parents Act, which provides charitable support for impoverished children.
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Addams' speech to the National Federation of Settlements on the impact of poverty, reprinted in shortened form in the conference proceedings.
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Addams argues that women's interests coincide with the work the Progressive Party is doing and that they should support it.
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Addams offers a biographical justification of why she has entered politics and joined the Progressive Party. The article was published in October 1912.
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Addams discusses the process by which the government and politicians have taken up philanthropic work and argues that the Progressive Party is taking on many of the reforms philanthropists have been working on for years.
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Newspaper coverage of Boardman's statement criticizing Addams for her partisan work with the Progressive Party and Addams's response.
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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 argues that woman suffrage is long overdue.
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Addams' testimony before an Illinois State Senate committee as the leader of a contingent to oppose legislation in Illinois that would exempt child actors from the state's 1903 Child Labor Law.
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Addams co-wrote the Hull-House entry in The New Encyclopedia of Social Reform, covering its history and accomplishments.
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Addams speaks to the Traction Commission, representing the working people living in the 19th Ward and seeking a reduction of public transportation fares.
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Addams describes the poverty of the Hull-House neighborhood in the early days of her work there. She discusses the lack of security and loneliness of the elderly, as well as child labor.
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Addams discusses her childhood, the influence of her father and Lincoln, and her early thoughts on morality and responsibility to the community. This is the first of six articles excerpted from Twenty Years at Hull-House.
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Addams' speech to the students of the Parker School regarding the history of child labor.
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