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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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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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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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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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Mary Rozet Smith papers, 1913-1934

Part of the Jane Addams Memorial Collection. Mary Rozet Smith (1868-1933) was a philanthropist and companion to Jane Addams. She was from a wealthy Chicago family, the daughter of a successful manufacturer and a Philadelphia philanthropist. Mary Rozet Smith first came to Hull-House in 1890 as a v...

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Nesta Smith collection, 1932-1963

Violinist Nesta Smith (1900-1998) taught at the Hull-House Music School and acted as its director from 1943-1967. This collection contains material from the Hull-House Music School and includes printed programs, flyers, brochures, newspaper articles, and photographs of the annual Christmas tablea...

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Paul Jans collection, 1963-1968

The collection contains newspaper clippings from 1963 to 1968, appointment calendars, and pamphlets. The collection also contains a scrapbook of material about Hull-House and its move from the Harrison-Halsted site.

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Robert and Ada Hicks papers, 1913-1988

Part of the Jane Addams Memorial Collection. Ada Hicks (1900-1988) and Robert Hicks (1900-1987) were Hull-House residents who later became directors of the Joseph T. Bowen Country Club (1938-1958), the Hull-House sponsored summer camp. As a Hull-House resident, Robert Hicks was co-director of the...

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Stuart Hecht collection, 1980-1981

Interviews conducted by Stuart Hecht in 1980 and 1981 for his dissertation

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Wallace Kirkland papers, 1890-1983

The collection consists of photography, writing, correspondence, exhibit materials and family papers of Wallace William Kirkland. The majority of the material dates from the early 1920s to Kirkland's death in 1979. The collection contains material pertaining to Kirkland's work with the YMCA, his ...

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