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Addams discusses the impact of the proposed Illinois’ “Eight Hour Bill” on both men and women workers. She spoke at a meeting of the Joint Committee for the Women's Eight Hour Bill held at the Morrison Hotel.
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Testimony of Addams and Anna Shaw before a Congressional Committee on Rules regarding woman's suffrage.
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Addams argues for the implementation of a minimum wage for female workers.
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Detzer updates Addams on her protesting a bill in Congress.
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Davies sends Freund some data regarding factory inspector budgets, manpower, and numbers of inspections from 1893 to 1910.
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Brown asks Addams for advice about how best to get his research on stage children to Illinois legislators.
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Brown offers Addams more information pertinent to the stage child investigation.
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Brown writes Addams about the revival of the stage child bill and about plans for a new pamphlet opposing it.
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Brown informs Addams that the street trades bill she favored failed in the Illinois Senate, but the child stage bill she opposed also failed.
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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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Perry asks Addams and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom to help his pacifist efforts.
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Gruhl requests information from the museum about the state treasurer and state funds.
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Karsten sends Hunter a copy of a congressional bill which repeals the draft section of army legislation.
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Karsten tells McLaughlin that they have no information on the contents of the Espionage Bill.
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Karsten sends Webb debate materials and asks her to help fight to keep military training out of California schools.
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Karsten informs Meyer that she received his letter addressed to Addams, and expresses her hope that she will be forwarded copies of the hearing Meyer is attending before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
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Karsten tells Dales that Addams wants to send her request through the Woman's Peace Party's legislative committee who can determine whether or not to support the amendments to the Draft Law of 1917.
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Matthews sends Addams copies of Children's Bureau literature on child labor to use for her article.
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Addams endorse Woodrow Wilson in the 1916 election because of his track record of respect for providing individuals with opportunity.
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Greene regrets that she is unable to provide a donation to support labor legislation, but she offers her time, instead.
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Kelley asks Addams to write an article on child labor for McCall's Magazine.
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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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After reading her McClure's Magazine article, Miller sends Addams newspaper clippings about a white slavery case that was successfuly prosecuted in Indiana.
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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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Dupuy encloses a clipping regarding recent court decisions on strikes that he thinks will interest Addams.

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