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At a meeting of the education department of the Chicago Woman's Club, Addams encourages the use of school health care workers and censuses.
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Addams' speech before the National Child Labor Committee in Cincinnati calls for government regulations to protect women and children.
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An essay collected from Addams' writings on children, child labor, and recreational opportunities in the city.
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A compilation of Addams' writings on reducing child labor, and increasing playgrounds and education for working-class children.
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Addams urged China to study of child labor and work against it.
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Addams warns adults of some aspects of trade schools for boys. The speech was given at the first convention of the National Society for the Promotion of Industrial Education on January 24, as part of a session entitled The Wage Earners' Benefit from Industrial Education.
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Addams' lectures at the founding meeting of the National Society for the Promotion of Industrial Education on November 16, 1906, at Cooper Union, commenting on the need for practical education that works in the modern world. The speech was published in January 1907.
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Addams gave this speech at a public meeting held by the Society for the Promotion of Industrial Education, at Cooper Union, along with Henry Pritchett, Frank Vanderlip, Frederick Fish, Nicholas Murray Butler, Frank P. Sargent, and others. Addams' appeal, unlike the other speakers, identified with the plight of working people and argued that industrial education would better their lives.
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Addams discusses a previous study on newsboys and argues that there are no child labor laws that protect them. These comments were made at the National Child Labor Committee annual meeting in January 1909.
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Addams' discusses child labor before the Los Angeles YWCA.
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Addams opened the membership campaign for the National Child Labor Committee in Pittsburgh and spoke to the Western Pennsylvania League of Women Workers on the need
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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 addresses the Chicago Business Women's Club on factors that may cause children to grow into "tramps."
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Newspaper summary of Addams' talk describing child labor in the Southern factories.
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Addams criticizes trade schools in an address to the Chicago Institute.
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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' speech to the students of the Parker School regarding the history of child labor.
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An excerpt of the talk given by Addams at the National Conference of Charities and Correction of 1903 on the effects of child labor.
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Newspaper summary of Addams' speech on child labor and the need for new laws.
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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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Norton informs Addams to affairs going on in the office concerning the play, Trojan Women, including an issue involving a child actor.
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See sends Addams a statement on his opposition to child labor laws.
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An unknown correspondent writes Addams about the moral dangers of child labor in the theater.

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