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Addams invites Thomas to speak about suffrage as part of a second push to secure municipal voting rights for women in Chicago.
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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 argues for the establishment of a federal bureau for the protection of children, especially regarding the issues of child labor and education. This is a published version of Addams's speech to the National Child Labor Committee meeting in January 1909.
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Osgood writes Addams about arrangements for the meeting of the American Association for Labor Legislation.
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Addams and Van der Vaart ask Blaine to be a part of the Illinois Child Labor Committee and attend at least one meeting.
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Addams invites Blaine to a meeting of the Illinois Child Labor Committee.
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Osgood writes Addams about the status of Grace Darling's membership and reports on the effectiveness of the Illinois letter.
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The American Association for Labor Legislation prepared this form letter to gather support in Illinois for limiting work for women to 60 hours per week.
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Addams urges Senator Dolliver to support a bill in Congress to create the Federal Children’s Bureau.
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Addams seeks Senator Sutherland's support for the establishment of a Federal Children's Bureau, arguing that it would allow the gathering of information currently not possible.
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Wigmore congratulates Addams on her role in making an important U.S. Supreme Court decision possible and apologizes for failing as yet to visit her at Hull-House.
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Addams congratulates Holt on the passage of the Bennett bill and expresses her wish to see him next time he is in Chicago.
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Andrews, for the American Association for Labor Legislation, sends the organization's legislative program to Addams.
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Reisner asks Richards' opinion on the Dolliver-Davis Bill, which seeks to provide for agricultural and industrial training schools.
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Speranza's assignments of Committee on Crime and Immigration members into subcommittees.
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Addams and Abbott write Underwood to oppose a Congressional bill to require literacy tests for immigrants.
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Harper offers Addams his opinion on a bill regulating children in the street trades.
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Addams writes Haldeman about a hearing on the Child Labor Law in Illinois and discusses her upcoming travel plans.
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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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A published version of 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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Addams' lecture on March 12 at the National Child Labor Committee Conference in Birmingham, Alabama, in which she discusses child labor legislation in Illinois.
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A published version of Addams' lecture on March 12 at the National Child Labor Committee Conference in Birmingham, Alabama, in which she discussed child labor legislation in Illinois.
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An unknown correspondent writes Addams about the moral dangers of child labor in the theater.
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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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