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Newspaper coverage of Addam's November 19 address to the Chicago Business Woman's Club linking child labor to laziness in adults.
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Addams' discusses child labor before the Los Angeles YWCA.
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Addams addresses the Chicago Business Women's Club on factors that may cause children to grow into "tramps."
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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.
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A 28-page illustrated pamphlet outlining the work and social conditions of newsboys and newsgirls, based on a two-day intensive investigation. In it the Committee proposes revisions in child labor laws to curb the worst excesses.
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Addams writes to the members of the General Federation of Women's Clubs regarding the organization's work with child labor and the letter
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Newspaper summary of Addams' speech on child labor and the need for new laws.
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Newspaper summary of Addams' talk describing child labor in the Southern factories.
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Gompers thanks Addams for writing an article on child labor to be published in the American Federationist.
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Addams describes the plight of child labor and education in Chicago, especially in the case of immigrants.
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Addams' draft speech, on child labor and education, given at the National Conference of Charities and Correction, in Indianapolis.
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An excerpt of the talk given by Addams at the National Conference of Charities and Correction of 1903 on the effects of child labor.
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Newspaper account of Addams' notion that women's clubs raise funds to care for children of widows, enabling them to go to school.
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Adams remarks on his pleasant stay at Hull-House and reports that he asked Almy to send Addams the Newsboy pamphlets from Buffalo and New York (not found).
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Provides a publishing quote for Newsboy Conditions in Chicago.
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Lawson responds to Addams letter about Albert G. Beaunisne's reaction to the newsboy legislation and encourages her to provide documentation to Beaunisne.
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An excerpt from Newer Ideals of Peace, Addams recounts some of the ways child labor has ruined the future of those children exposed to it.
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Beaunisne acknowledges seeing the proposed newsboy legislation and admits that he responded quickly and requests the report and proposed ordinance again so that he can give them more careful study. He reports long experience with newsboys and claims sympathy with their condition.
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Addams speaks to the Catholic Women's League about the ways the poor are harmed by unthinking charitable efforts.
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McCormick agrees to join the National Child-Labor Committee and explains that he has not made a decision yet about Richard T. Ely's request.
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Murphy seeks to interest Stanley McCormick and Anita Blaine in joining the National Child Labor Committee.
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Addams encloses a message from Edgar Murphy and urges Blaine to support it.
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Addams tells Kelley that she has joined the Child Labor Committee and asks about Kelley's son, John.
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Kelley discusses a plan to keep children in school until the age of fourteen, and news of her children's summer plans.
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Addams provides an introduction for a reprint of Myron E. Adams' article published in the Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences, on the working conditions of newspaper boys.
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Addams gave this speech at the first meeting of the National Child Labor Committee, held in New York City. In it she discussed the child labor reform work done in Chicago.
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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.
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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.

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