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McCarthy asks Addams for financial backing for his plan to hire stenographers to help create and distribute materials and legislative bills for the Progressive Party Legislative Bureau.
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McCarthy offers his assistance in developing a legislative bureau within the Progressive Party.
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After reading Addams' latest article in McClure's Magazine, Cox writes to discuss his experiences preventing women from falling into or remaining in prostitution.
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Mackie advises Sharpless about how conscription worked in New Zealand and is concerned about efforts to start it in Pennsylvania.
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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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Everett attacks the Child Labor Amendment as un-American, dangerous, and radical and associates the movement with Bolsheviks.
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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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Addams discusses the impact of the proposed Illinois’ “Eight Hour Bill” on both men and women workers. She spoke at a meeting of the Joint Committee for the Women's Eight Hour Bill held at the Morrison Hotel.
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Testimony of Addams and Anna Shaw before a Congressional Committee on Rules regarding woman's suffrage.
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Addams argues for the implementation of a minimum wage for female workers.
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Detzer updates Addams on her protesting a bill in Congress.
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Davies sends Freund some data regarding factory inspector budgets, manpower, and numbers of inspections from 1893 to 1910.
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Brown asks Addams for advice about how best to get his research on stage children to Illinois legislators.
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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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Brown informs Addams that the street trades bill she favored failed in the Illinois Senate, but the child stage bill she opposed also failed.
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Reisner asks Richards' opinion on the Dolliver-Davis Bill, which seeks to provide for agricultural and industrial training schools.
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Perry asks Addams and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom to help his pacifist efforts.
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Gruhl requests information from the museum about the state treasurer and state funds.
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Karsten sends Hunter a copy of a congressional bill which repeals the draft section of army legislation.
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Karsten tells McLaughlin that they have no information on the contents of the Espionage Bill.