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Adena Miller Rich papers, 1905-1961

After Jane Addams' death in 1935, Adena Miller Rich took over the position of head resident of Hull House. The Adena Miller Rich papers include Hull House records, official correspondence, letters, memos, memorial services, statistical reports, Board of Trustees papers, membership lists, events a...

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Dorothy North papers, 1905-1916

The Dorothy North Papers include correspondence, clippings, notes with some material regarding the Chicago Little Theatre, and a resolution and report of the Woman's Peace Party.

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Dorothy Sigel papers, 1912-2002

Dorothy (Mittelman) Sigel (1900-2000) was an actress and social activist with a long association with Hull-House.This collection reflects Dorothy Sigel's relationship to Jane Addams, Edith de Nancrede, and the Hull-House Theater.

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Esther Loeb Kohn papers, Bulk, 1920-1965

Esther Loeb Kohn (1875-1965) was a Hull-House resident, social reformer and lobbyist for progressive child labor laws in Illinois. The collection contains personal correspondence, clippings and photographs as well as records of Chicago area social service agencies including the Immigrants Protect...

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Florence Kelley collection, 1894-1981

Florence Kelley (1859-1932) was a social worker, reformer, lawyer, suffragist, and confirmed socialist. In 1891, she left her husband and moved to Chicago with her three children to become a resident of Hull-House. In 1892, Kelley was appointed by Governer Atgeld as the state's first chief factor...

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Gudrun Rom papers, 1957-1966

From 1909, until about 1912, Chicago social worker Gudrun S. Rom was a caseworker with United Charities. She then worked for the Bureau of Public Welfare, the Juvenile Protective Association, and the Juvenile Court before returning to United Charities in 1918 to work in the Near North Side distri...

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Guide to the Northwestern University Settlement Association General Administrative Records, 1892-1995

The Northwestern University Settlement Association was founded in 1891 in a poor, primarily immigrant neighborhood on the near northwest side of Chicago to improve conditions and to help its residents through its clubs and classes, social events, camping programs, and relief and emergency service...


Lea Demarest Taylor papers, 1894-1969

Lea Demarest Taylor (1883-1975) daughter of Graham Taylor, founder of the Chicago Commons settlement house, and Leah Demarest Taylor was active in Chicago's social settlement movement. The collection contains correspondence, memos, articles, speeches, annual reports, minutes of meetings, and phot...

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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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Russell Ward Ballard papers, 1917-1971

Social worker and teacher, Russell Ward Ballard served as Head Resident of Hull-House between 1943 and 1962. The collection contains correspondence, case histories, clippings, photographs, annual reports, speeches.

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Sadie Ellis Garland Dreikurs collection, 1981-1987

Pioneering art therapist Sadie Ellis Garland Dreikurs (1900-1996) used self-expression through painting and drawing as a means of modifying behavior, life-styles, and personality patterns. This collection consists of three articles about Dreikurs and a photograph.

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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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