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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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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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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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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 delivered this commencement address at the University of Chicago on December 20, 1904, the first woman to be a commencement speaker at the college.
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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 a 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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Addams discusses the damage that child labor causes children, physically and mentally, and calls for it to be halted.
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At the Saints Peter and Paul Episcopal Church, Addams argues against child labor.
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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 discusses the evil effects of child labor on labor practices and education.
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Short quote from Addams' speech in Milwaukee on child labor argues that industry wears out children in a heartless way.
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Addams discusses the plight of child labor and immigration in a speech to the Chautauqua.
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Addams delivered this address at the Illinois Conference on Charities on October 24, 1905, discussing the lack of interest in learning about recent immigrants and working with them.
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Addams discusses how child labor laws in Illinois have impacted children's access to education and the dangers of weakening it. This is a reprint of a speech given on December 16, 1905 at the Annual Meeting of the National Child Labor Committee
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Addams and others write an appeal to be sent to prominent Chicagoans for the support of the National Child Labor Committee.

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