How Did Iowa Women Activists Lobby for the
Passage of the Juvenile Court Law in 1904?

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Abstract

Introduction

            

Document 1: Cora Bussey Hillis, “One Way to Organize a Mother’s Club” 

Document 2: The Great Convention of the National Congress of Mothers, 23 May 1900

Document 3: Hannah Kent Schoff to Cora Bussey Hillis, 11 January 1902

Document 4: Richard Tuthill to Cora Bussey Hillis, 1 December 1903

Document 5: Richard Tuthill to Cora Bussey Hillis, 10 January 1904

Document 6: Hannah Kent Schoff to Cora Bussey Hillis, 11 January 1904

Document 7: Ben Lindsey to Cora Bussey Hillis, 11 January 1904. 

Document 8: “Juvenile Court Movement Grows,” 14 January 1904 

Document 9: Ben Lindsey to Albert Cummins, 3 February 1904 

Document 10: An Act Enlarging the Powers of the District Court, and to Regulate the Treatments and Control of Dependant, Neglected and Delinquent Children,  7 April 1904 

Document 11: Order In the Matter of a Detention Home in Connection with the Administration of the Juvenile Court, 1 April 1905

Document 12: Minutes of the Board of Managers of the Detention Home

Document 13: “12 Years for a Five-Cent Theft,” 1 September 1904

Document 14: Department of Commerce and Labor, Bureau of the Census, Special Reports,  Prisoners and Juvenile Delinquents in Institutions, 1904, 1907

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