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Amazing Hull House By Tom Prats
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4th grade project on Hull House.
Twenty Years at Hull House: History of the Settlement House and Social Reformism in Chicago’s West Side (Hardcover) By Jane Addams
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Twenty Years at Hull House, by the acclaimed memoir of social reformer Jane Addams, is presented here complete with all sixty-three of the original illustrations and the biographical notes. A... More > landmark autobiography in terms of opening the eyes of Americans to the plight of the industrial revolution, Twenty Years at Hull House has been applauded for its unflinching descriptions of the poverty and degradation of the era. Jane Addams also details the grave ill-health she suffered during and after her childhood, giving the reader insight into the adversity which she would re-purpose into a drive to alleviate the suffering of others. The process by which Addams founded Hull House in Chicago is detailed; the sheer scale and severity of the poverty in the city she and others witnessed, the search for the perfect location, and the numerous difficulties she and her fellow activists encountered while establishing and maintaining the house are detailed.< Less
Twenty Years at Hull House: History of the Settlement House and Social Reformism in Chicago’s West Side By Jane Addams
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Twenty Years at Hull House, by the acclaimed memoir of social reformer Jane Addams, is presented here complete with all sixty-three of the original illustrations and the biographical notes. A... More > landmark autobiography in terms of opening the eyes of Americans to the plight of the industrial revolution, Twenty Years at Hull House has been applauded for its unflinching descriptions of the poverty and degradation of the era. Jane Addams also details the grave ill-health she suffered during and after her childhood, giving the reader insight into the adversity which she would re-purpose into a drive to alleviate the suffering of others. The process by which Addams founded Hull House in Chicago is detailed; the sheer scale and severity of the poverty in the city she and others witnessed, the search for the perfect location, and the numerous difficulties she and her fellow activists encountered while establishing and maintaining the house are detailed.< Less
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A New Conscience By Melissa Potter
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In this complicated text, Addams lays bare the race and class implications of the anti-prostitution movement. At the same time, the workers of Hull House were closest in proximity to the Dearborn... More > Station area, which was a heavily populated by Italian, Irish, and Eastern European immigrants. There were beaters on the streets to make sure the girls didn’t escape the brothels. Hull House could not determine wages for these women—they may not have even existed. But they did mark the location on their maps with white boxes, a ghostly bookmark in what would become a future debate for “sex work is work.”< Less
Jane Addams and the Devil Baby: A One-Act Play By Carolyn Gage
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Hull House, rumored to be sheltering a “devil baby,” is besieged by emigrants clamoring to see the child with horns and hooves. Jane Addams locks horns with an elderly Irish woman, in an... More > attempt to understand the strange obsession that has gripped Chicago.< Less
Jane Addams and the Devil Baby: A One-Act Play By Carolyn Gage
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Hull House, rumored to be sheltering a “devil baby,” is besieged by emigrants clamoring to see the child with horns and hooves. Jane Addams locks horns with an elderly Irish woman, in an... More > attempt to understand the strange obsession that has gripped Chicago.< Less
Jane Addams and the Devil Baby: A Play In One Act By Carolyn Gage
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Hull House, rumored to be sheltering a “devil baby,” is besieged by emigrants clamoring to see the child with horns and hooves. Jane Addams locks horns with an elderly Irish woman, in an... More > attempt to understand the strange obsession that has gripped Chicago.< Less
Tomorrow's Promise By Marjorie Shepherd
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When WW2 broke out I was five years old. I was a happy child, living with my parents, two elder sisters and my new baby sister. Suddenly, without explanation, I was uprooted and sent away, alone, to... More > Scarborough. Just settling down to my new life after about a year or so, I was brought home again to feel the full force of the Air Raids... Being `bombed out' three times in a fortnight and having to find another house to live in. In the book I vividly recall some of the highlights of my experiences of growing up in Hull through the war and after. How the city `came to life again' when the lights came back on. The Youth Clubs, Dances, the St John Ambulance Brigade starting up, Hull Fair and other amusements. I tell of how we coped with rationing, queues,etc. and how we children amused ourselves, the games we played and different happenings at different seasons.< Less
Tomorrow's Promise By Marjorie Shepherd
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When WW2 broke out I was five years old. I was a happy child, living with my parents, two elder sisters and my new baby sister. Suddenly, without explanation, I was uprooted and sent away, alone, to... More > Scarborough. Just settling down to my new life after about a year or so, I was brought home again to feel the full force of the Air Raids... Being `bombed out' three times in a fortnight and having to find another house to live in. In the book I vividly recall some of the highlights of my experiences of growing up in Hull through the war and after. How the city `came to life again' when the lights came back on. The Youth Clubs, Dances, the St John Ambulance Brigade starting up, Hull Fair and other amusements. I tell of how we coped with rationing, queues,etc. and how we children amused ourselves, the games we played and different happenings at different seasons.< Less

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