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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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Elizabeth Breckinridge papers, 1950-1979

This collection contains correspondence, reports, notes, memoranda, and printed material documenting Elizabeth Breckinridge's career as a social worker and advocate for the aged. Much of the material was gathered in preparation for the White House Conference on Aging of 1961.

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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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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...


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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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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