i came a stranger the story of a hull house girl women in american history

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I Came A Stranger

Author : Hilda Satt Polacheck
ISBN : 0252062183
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Here, in charming and colorful prose, she recounts her introduction to American life and the Hull-House community, her friendship with Jane Addams, her marriage, her support of civil rights, woman suffrage, and the Women's International league for Peace and Freedom, and her experiences as a writer for the WPA.

The Routledge Historical Atlas Of Women In America

Author : Sandra Opdycke
ISBN : 9781135264444
Genre : History
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First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Hull House Maps And Papers

Author : Rima Lunin Schultz
ISBN : 9780252031342
Genre : Philosophy
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Jane Addams s early attempt to empower the people with information"


Author : Lois A. Carrier
ISBN : 0252068084
Genre : History
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With a major port on the Great Lakes, an extensive network of railroads and canals, and a river system including the Mississippi, the Illinois, and the Ohio, Illinois has long played a critical role in linking East Coast industrial cities, the agricultural heartland, and the Gulf Coast.

The Jews Of Chicago

Author : Irving Cutler
ISBN : 0252021851
Genre : History
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Shows the growth and development of the Chicago Jewish community from its Old World roots to the present

Seeking Common Ground

Author : Donna R. Gabaccia
ISBN : 0275943879
Genre : Social Science
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This book is the first interdisciplinary reader focusing on immigrant women in the United States. The chapters explore such themes as women in the migration process, the role of gender in the creation of American ethnic identities, and the comparability of today's immigrant women with those of the past.

100 Years At Hull House

Author : Mary Lynn McCree Bryan
ISBN : 0253316219
Genre : Political Science
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The Women Of Hull House

Author : Eleanor J. Stebner
ISBN : 0791434877
Genre : Social Science
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This group biography explores the lives, work, and personal relations of nine white, middle- and upper-middle-class women who were involved in the first decade of Chicago's premier social settlement. This "galaxy of stars"--as they were called in their own day--were active in innumerable political, social, and religious reform efforts. The Women of Hull House refutes the humanistic interpretation of the social settlement movement. Its spiritual base is highlighted as the author describes it as the practical/ethical side of the social gospel movement and as an attempt to transform late nineteenth-century evangelical and doctrinal Christian religion. While the women of Hull House differed from one another in their theological beliefs and were often critical of orthodox Christianity, they were motivated by Christian ideals. By showing the interconnections of spirituality, vocation, and friendship, the author argues that individual actions for social changes must take place within communities which provide a level of uniting vision yet allow for diverse actions and viewpoints.

These United States

Author : Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore
ISBN : 9780393264463
Genre : History
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President Franklin Roosevelt told Americans in a 1936 fireside chat, “I do not look upon these United States as a finished product. We are still in the making.” These United States builds on this foundation to present a readable, accessible history of the United States throughout the twentieth century—an ongoing and inspiring story of great leaders and everyday citizens marching, fighting, voting, and legislating to make the nation’s promise of democracy a reality for all Americans. In the college edition of These United States, Gilmore and Sugrue seamlessly weave insightful analysis with all of the support tools needed by students and instructors alike, including paired primary source documents, review questions, key terms, maps, and figures in a dynamic four-color design.

Learning Legacies

Author : Sarah Robbins
ISBN : 9780472053513
Genre : Education
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Examines pedagogy as a toolkit for social change, and the urgent need for cross-cultural collaborative teaching methods

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