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The Peace Union's brochure includes a draft amendment to make war illegal and a declaration of independence from war.
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Hallam praises Addams' recent article on white slavery and shares his ideas about fighting the problem.
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Congressman Sulzer asks Addams for her assistance on the passage of a resolution (not found).
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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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Lewis asks the Drafting Association to work on creating legislation for workmen's compensation.
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Draper announces the formation of the Progressive Party's Legislative Bureau, its composition, and its duties.
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Lewis writes Addams about the agenda of the upcoming meeting of the Legislative Reference Committee of the Progressive National Service.
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Lewis asks for Addams' suggestions on legislative language related to the recall of judicial decisions.
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Lewis asks for Addams' approval of the wording of a draft of the Progressive Party's Workmen's Compensation Act.
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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, discussing the main reasons for why child labor is wrong, how it came to be, and who can be blamed for it.
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An excerpt from Addams' address to the National American Woman Suffrage Association, on October 21, 1911, in Louisville, Kentucky, arguing that the desire for woman suffrage comes from women's desires for better social conditions.
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Dales hopes that Addams will use her influence to help pass an amendment to the Draft Law of 1917.
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Lawson notes that he has heard that Addams seeks a change in the newsboy ordinance and wants to discuss it with J. C. Schaffer.