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  • Date is exactly "1911-03-08"
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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 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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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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Sargent withdraws his statement, probably his support of children working on the stage.
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Fuog praises Addams for Twenty Years at Hull-House and expresses gratitude for the impact Addams made on her life.