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Addams addresses a meeting at the United Charities building in New York and discusses how Hull-House makes use of its theater.
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In this published excerpt of a lecture given on March 25, 1902, Addams describes how Hull-House provides a cheaper form of theater entertainment for the neighborhood.
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Addams advises on Marcet Haldeman's planned trip to Europe over the summer or spring and presents some options on whom might accompany her.
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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 reports that she will be lecturing in Iowa and will miss seeing The Hour Glass.
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Addams discusses her impressions of the theater and its influence on the public at a symposium sponsored by the Chicago Woman's Club.
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Addams invites Garland and his daughter to come to Hull-House for lunch and to see a production of Alice in Wonderland.
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Addams' testimonial to the educational value of Carl Laemmle's movies, which are shown in Hull-House.
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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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Bowen responds to Minnie Fiske's letter promoting child labor in the theater.
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Addams declines Mussey's invitation because of the demands of finishing her book, The Spirit of Youth and the City Streets.
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Addams speaks to the Chicago Sinai congregation on the value of theater for moral teaching of the young.
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Addams discusses the many programs at Hull-House that appeal to its immigrant neighbors and the additional value that their neighbors bring to the programs.
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Frohman proposes a law that would allow the presentation of plays on Sunday as long as they have a moral lesson.
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An unknown correspondent writes Addams in solidarity against an effort to exclude child actors from the Illinois Child Labor Law.
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Addams makes a reasoned argument against a bill in the Illinois State Senate that would make child actors exmept from the provision of the 1903 Illinois Child Labor Law.
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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, Margaret Halsey, and Anna Nichols.
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In a report on her testimony before the Illinois Senate Judiciary committee, Addams argues that life on the stages poses dangers to child actors.
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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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Sargent explains his inability, as the head of a dramatic school, to support Addams' effort to ban child labor in theaters.
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Lovejoy asks Addams about the status of the Child Actor Bill pending in the Illinois legislature.
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Addams invites Whitlock to Chicago to see the Hull-House  production of John Galsworthy's play, Justice.
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Lord informs Addams that he has been asked to provide citations for the accuracy of his pamphlet, Children of the Stage.
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Addams sends Johnson her letter to Niels Juul asking for another opportunity to address the Illinois Senate regarding Senate Substitute Bill 233 and child actors.
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Addams asks Juul if she can speak against a new version of Senate Bill 233 regarding child actors.
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Lovejoy writes Addams about his interview with Blanche Bates, regarding their effort to stop a bill to exempt child actors from the 1903 Illinois Child Labor Law.
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Bates writes Addams in support of her work to ban child actors from the theater.
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Donaghey writes Bowen about the scheduling of a new hearing to consider Senate Substitute Bill 233, regarding the exemption of child actors from the 1903 Illinois Child Labor Laws.
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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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