- Tags: Child Labor
In a report on her testimony before the Illinois Senate Judiciary committee, Addams argues that life on the stages poses dangers to child actors.
Addams holds that charitable work enables a better understanding of the poor, at a meeting of the Illinois Board of Charities and the Men's Club of the Fourth Presbyterian Church.
Speaking at a child labor symposium sponsored by the Ethical Culture Society in Philadelphia, Addams discusses the sentimental and business arguments for protecting child workers.
Speaking to the Society for Ethical Culture in Philadelphia, Addams argues that child labor is dangerous to the development of children's character and bodies.
Short quote from Addams' speech in Milwaukee on child labor argues that industry wears out children in a heartless way.
Addams presents reasons to oppose the employment of young children in the theater.
A published version of Addams' lecture on March 11 at the National Child Labor Committee Conference in Birmingham, Alabama, in which shepresents arguments against an exception to the 1903 Illinois Child Labor Law for child actors and offers some…
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.
Addams' lecture on March 11 at the National Child Labor Committee Conference in Birmingham, Alabama, in which shepresents arguments against an exception to the 1903 Illinois Child Labor Law for child actors and offers some Tolstoyan allegory to…
Addams led a contingent to oppose efforts to exclude child actors from child labor laws. She testified before the State Senate committee considering the bill, along with Will J. Davis (speaking for the bill), Mrs. Coonley-Ward, Mrs. A. T. Aldrich,…
Addams gave this lecture at least two times; once at the February 2 meeting of the New York City Women's Political Union, and again on February 14 at the Boston School Voters' League. In the lecture, she discusses the philosophical relationship…
In this speech at the National Conference of Charities and Correction in Boston, Addams calls on educators and social workers to demand useful education for children so that they are better prepared for a life in industry.
Addams warns adults of some aspects of trade schools for boys. The speech was given at the first convention of the National Society for the Promotion of Industrial Education on January 24, as part of a session entitled The Wage Earners' Benefit…
At the Sixth International Congress on Tuberculosis in Washington, D.C., Addams and Hamilton discuss "Economic Aspects of Tuberculosis" and why people living in poverty are more susceptible to the disease.
Addams addresses the Chicago Business Women's Club on factors that may cause children to grow into "tramps".
Addams' discusses child labor before the Los Angeles YWCA.
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.