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Alma Birmingham papers, 1907-1961

Part of the Jane Addams Memorial Collection. Alma Birmingham was a Hull-House resident, a pianist and music teacher at the Hull-House Music School, 1922-42. The collection includes correspondence, photographs, recital programs, clippings and paintings. The materials pertain to music at Hull-House...

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Alma Petersen papers, 1943-1972

Alma Schmidt Petersen (b. 1894) held a variety of executive positions in Chicago area civic organizations in the middle of the Twentieth Century. A protege of Louise deKoven Bowen, Petersen was invited to join the Board of Trustees of the Hull-House Association in 1943 and later served as its Pre...

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Bertha E. Schlotter papers, 1916-1970

The collection contains photographs, newspaper clippings, articles, pamphlets, correspondence, and speeches. The materials pertain to Hull-House, Neva Leona Boyd, recreation, and the developmentally disabled.

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Bertha Van Hoosen papers, 1931-1960

Dr. Bertha Van Hoosen was the first female faculty member of the University of Illinois College of Medicine. She experimented with the use of scopolamine-morphine anesthesia in surgery and received the highest score in the 1913 Civil Service Board examinations for gynecological staff at Cook Coun...

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Catholic Instruction League records, 1904-1946

The Catholic Instruction League records consist of 1.0 linear foot spanning the years 1904 to 1946 (bulk 1917-1937) and include correspondence, reports, brochures, financial statements, newletters, and photographs.

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Charles Phineas Schwartz papers, 1915-1970

Part of the Jane Addams Memorial Collection. Charles P. Schwartz (1887-1975) was an attorney, civic leader, and educator in the social welfare movement. Schwartz served as chairman of the State of Illinois Committee on Citizenship and Naturalization and wrote many pamphlets for new citizens. Schw...

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Eleanor and Gertrude Smith papers, ca. 1890s - 1930s

Part of the Jane Addams Memorial Collection. Eleanor Smith was the director of the Hull-House music school from 1893 until 1935. In addition to teaching music, Eleanor Smith composed music for her students. She was head of the Department of Vocal Music in the Cook County Normal School until comin...

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Florence Scala collection, 1963-1991

Florence Scala (1918-2007) was the daughter of an Italian tailor and grew up on the Near West Side, in Chicago's nineteenth ward. She was educated at Hull-House and later became a volunteer there. In 1959, when the City of Chicago suggested the site of Hull-House to build a new campus of the Univ...

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Frances Molinaro papers, 1900-1985

Social worker Frances Molinaro (1896-1986) had a forty-seven year involvement with the Hull-House settlement house in Chicago, first as a volunteer and later as an employee. collection includes a photograph album containing photos taken in and around the University of Chicago settlement house, ca...

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Frank Keyser papers, 1896-1946

Frank Keyser was the superintendent of the Hull-House building complex. The collection includes a newspaper clipping scrapbook, business and calling cards, invitations and a flyer.

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Helen Culver Ewing Breasted papers, 1931-2000

Helen Culver Ewing [Breasted] and her sister Katherine Everts Ewing [Hocking] worked as volunteers at the Hull-House settlement house in Chicago during the winter of 1931-1932. This collection consists of photocopies of eleven letters written by Helen Culver Ewing to her parents Mary Everts Ewing...

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Hilda Satt Polacheck papers, 1907-1992

Part of the Jane Addams Memorial Collection. Writer and activist, Hilda Satt Polacheck (1882-1967) emigrated from Poland to Chicago's Near West Side in 1892. As a child, Hilda Satt benefited from the programs and classes at Hull-House. As an adult, she continued her association with the settlemen...

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History of the College scrapbook H5, 1907-1916.

Contains articles, programs, membership cards, invitations, poems, advertisements, pamphlets, photographs, clippings, reports, Mass cards, obituaries, and lists of missions. Subjects include St. Ignatius College, social work, medical school, law school, football, baseball, Jesuits, socialism, ana...

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History of the College scrapbook H5, 1907-1916.

Contains articles, programs, membership cards, invitations, poems, advertisements, pamphlets, photographs, clippings, reports, Mass cards, obituaries, and lists of missions. Subjects include St. Ignatius College, social work, medical school, law school, football, baseball, Jesuits, socialism, ana...

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History of the College scrapbook H6, 1877-1917

Contains correspondence, photographs, minutes, programs, flyers, tickets, articles, illustrations, lists of missions, pins, pamphlets, sheet music, obituaries, Mass cards, and booklets. Subjects include St. Ignatius College, Catholic Instruction League, baseball, medical school, Loyola University...

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History of the College scrapbook No. 3, 1892-1900.

Contains programs, articles, clippings, tickets, invitations, poems, pictures/illustrations, flyers, correspondence, memos, and advertisements relating to the history of St. Ignatius College. Subjects include St. Ignatius College, Holy Family Church, baseball, athletics, Chicago history, Thomas E...

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Holy Family Parish records, 1857-1951.

The Holy Family Parish records consist of 67 ledgers in 53 boxes (7 linear feet) spanning the years 1857 to 1951 and include minutes, announcements, hymns, membership lists, tuition and student lists, and booklets. Subjects include Holy Family parish, Sodality, Acolytes, choir, Society of Living ...

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Hull House Association records, 1889-1999

In 1963, Hull-House, the world-famous social settlement house founded by Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr, moved from its original location in the Near West Side of Chicago and decentralized its services. The newly restructured Hull House Association became the administrative entity overseeing a...

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Hull-Culver Family papers, 1848-1948

Businesswoman Helen Culver, acting in the name of her deceased cousin, Charles Jerold Hull, made substantial philanthropic contributions to several Chicago institutions. The collection consists of photocopies of correspondence, newspaper clippings and reports about the business affairs of Charles...

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Hull-House Centennial Program collection, 1989-1990

The collection consists of video records of panels and talks for the Hull House Centennial Program at the University of Illinois at Chicago during the 1989-1990 academic year.

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Hull-House collection, 1889-1991

Hull-House, founded in 1889 by Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr, was the first social settlement in Chicago. The settlement was incorporated in March, 1895, with a stated purpose to "provide a center for higher civic and social life, to initiate and maintain educational and philanthropic enterpr...

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Hull-House Oral History collection, 1974-2002

The Hull-House Oral History collection contains a series of oral history recordings and transcripts dating 1974-2002, reflecting reminiscence of Jane Addams and the activities of the Chicago settlement house.

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Hull-House Photograph Collection (formerly known as the Jane Addams Memorial Collection), Bulk, 1900-1950

This collection contains over 5,000 print photographs and negatives that pertain to Jane Addams, the Hull-House settlement house, Chicago's Near West Side, and other topics related to the history of Hull-House.

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Leonard and Virginia Currie collection, 1950-1979

The Leonard and Virginia Currie Collection consists of photographs, correspondence, pamphlets, and other materials mostly related to urban renewal on Chicago's Near West Side.

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