Hull House


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see Addams, JaneAddams, Jane,
1860–1935, American social worker, b. Cedarville, Ill., grad. Rockford College, 1881. In 1889, with Ellen Gates Starr, she founded Hull House in Chicago, one of the first social settlements in the United States (see settlement house).
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While at Carson's, Schmidt served as an advisor to the Illinois State Legislature and Treasurer of the Hull House Association, a Chicago-based non-profit social service organization.
at 36; TERRELL, supra note 2, at 190-91 (discussing a visit by the NACW leaders to Hull House during their 2nd Biennial Convention in Chicago in 1899).
reception at the Jane Addams Hull House museum that will feature a keynote address by Dorothy Roberts of Northwestern University on "The Politics of Racial Disparities in Child Welfare.
Jane Addams is best known as the founder of Hull House in Chicago, a settlement house opened to serve the poor on Chicago's West Side.
She spent a great deal of her life in Hull House working with impoverished families.
But Prescott was using the 18th century mansion as his main residence - after registering his Hull house as his second home - and should have paid the full rate.
Students of reform in the United States will find great interest in reading the discussion of Jane Addams' Hull House Settlement.
But the Hull House Association, a Chicago-based nonprofit the state pays to help place foster children, had an idea: It might be easier to find good foster parents if they were paid as Hull House employees, receiving salaries, benefits and vacation in addition to their monthly stipends.
These were, after all, the days of Hull House in Chicago, the national settlement house movement, and the development of Catholic parish social services and schools--all institutions clearly devoted to bringing aid and comfort to urban populations by the millions.
His activity as a labor organizer brought him to the attention of Jane Addams at Hull House, who helped him get admitted to the University of Chicago.
In fact, quantitative methods were pioneered for political use by women and African Americans, ranging from those who undertook the Hull House Papers to Crystal Eastman, Margaret Byington, and other women involved in the Pittsburgh Survey, while the early W.

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