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Abbott, Edith and Grace. Papers, 1870-1967

Edith Abbott received her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1905 and was a resident of Hull House until 1920. She served as Associate Director of the Chicago School of Civics and Philanthropy at the University of Chicago and also served as dean. She died in 1957. Grace Abbott received her P...


Armour Mission Records, 1845-1934

Records of Armour Mission, Chicago, IL, 1886-1934. The collection includes records concerning church congregation membership and programs, official publications, financial records, real estate materials, and artifacts as detailed below.

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Art Resources in Teaching records, 1906-1994

Art Resources in Teaching was founded as the Chicago Public School Art Society in 1894 at Hull-House. It was led by Ellen Gates Starr and included a group of women from the Chicago Woman's Club. Its goal was to serve young people in the inner city. It did this initially by refurbishing classrooms...

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Association for Family Living records, 1926-1967

The Association for Family Living was an educational agency in Chicago concerned with improving marriage and family life. This collection covers the history and activities of the Chicago based Association for Family Living from its inception in 1926 through 1967.

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Association House of Chicago records, 1899-1972

Correspondence, minutes, financial records, staff handbooks, workshop materials, program reports, staff evaluations, newsletters, scrapbooks of newsclippings, and other materials created by staff, board members, community groups, and support groups affiliated with Association House, a Pr...


Chicago School of Civics and Philanthropy. Records, 1903-1922

The Chicago School of Civics and Philanthropy was established in 1908. Growing out of the settlement house movement, it sought to combine social work education with actual social work. Faculty and students were involved with juvenile delinquency, truancy, vocational training, and housing. In 1920...

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Descriptive inventory for the Chicago Commons Association visual materials, ca. 1896-1969

Photographic material documenting activities of the Chicago Commons Association settlement houses in the Near West Side of Chicago (Ill.). Includes views of activities for adults, children, teenagers, and senior citizens, such as handicraft, educational, vocational, and social activities. ...


Edward "Ned" Yeomans papers, 1915-1944

Edward "Ned" Yeomans was a friend of Jane Addams, an active contributor to Hull House, co-founder of the Yeomans Brothers Company, and a pioneer in educational reform. His papers include published and unpublished writings, clippings, and book reviews.

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Graham Taylor Papers, 1820-1975

Works, correspondence, and family papers of minister, social worker, professor, and founder of Chicago Commons settlement house, Graham Taylor.


Hyde Park Neighborhood Club records, 1936-1985

The Hyde Park Neighborhood Club (HPNC) was founded in 1909 as part of the settlement house movement, to serve neglected or abandoned youth in Chicago's south side neighborhood of Hyde Park. It was deliberately named "the Club" as a reaction to the exclusivity of private clubs of the time. Over th...

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Mary Jo Deegan collection, 1979-1994

Part of the Jane Addams Memorial Collection. Part of the Midwest Women's Historical Collection. Dr. Mary Jo Deegan is a Professor in the Sociology Department of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She is the author of the monograph "Jane Addams and the Men of the Chicago School." This collection ...

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National Federation of Settlements, Training Center at Hull-House records, 1960-1972

Correspondence, course applications, teaching and survey materials, newsletters, announcements, newspaper clippings, administrative and financial records, reports, publications, and other records of the Training Center at Hull-House (Chicago, Ill.), sponsored by the National Federation of Settlem...


Newberry Avenue Center photograph collection, [ca. 1935-1936]

Photographs of activities and classes at the Newberry Avenue Center, located at the corner of Maxwell Street and Newberry Avenue in the Near West Side of Chicago (Ill.), including boxing, sewing, cooking, playing, storytelling, reading, English language instruction, health clinic, and playtime.

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Nina May Kenagy papers, 1897-1961

Nina May Kenagy (1878-1961) was a kindergarten teacher and teacher educator. The collection contains personal papers and photographs. It also contains sketches and photographs from the Mary Crane Nursery School and correspondence and photographs from the California School Project.

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The Scholarship and Guidance Association (Chicago, Ill.) records, 1916-1963

The collection contains correspondence, reports, minutes, photographs, and tape recordings. The materials pertain to the education and vocational training of adolescents, child labor legislation in Illinois and to Chicago-area social service agencies.

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