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Grace Abbott - Quotes

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Child labor and poverty are inevitably bound together and if you continue to use the labor of children as the treatment for the social disease of poverty, you will have both poverty and child labor to the end of time.

Child labor and poverty are inevitably bound together and if you continue to use the labor of children as the treatment for the social disease of poverty, you will have both poverty and child labor to the end of time.

I stand on the sidewalk watching it because the responsibility is mine and I must, I take a very firm hold on the handles of the baby carriage and I wheel it into the traffic. ---->>>

Sometimes when I get home at night in Washington I feel as though I had been in a great traffic jam. ---->>>

The first and continuing argument for the curtailment of working hours and the raising of the minimum age was that education was necessary in a democracy and working children could not attend school. ---->>>

The jam is moving toward the Capitol where Congress sits in judgment on all the administrative agencies of Government. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: November 17, 1878
Birthplace: Grand Island, Nebraska
Die: 06-19, 1939
Occupation: Activist
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Grace Abbott (November 17, 1878 – June 19, 1939) was an American social worker who specifically worked in improving the rights of immigrants, especially those from eastern Europe, and advancing child welfare, especially the regulation of child labor. Her elder sister, Edith Abbott, who was a social worker, educator and researcher, had professional interests that often complemented those of Grace's (wikipedia)