Essays Tagged: "Hull-House"

Jane Addams, a woman who transformed the immigrant learning and rights with the Hull-House reforment movement.

world.To prepare herself, she graduated from Rockford College in 1882 and founded the world famous Hull-House near West Side Chicago. It was a large house, run down in the midst of a densely populate ... and manage it. Her comrades consisted of Florence Kelly, Ellen Gates Starr, and Dr. Alice Hamilton. Hull-House was going to be a very powerful reform movement.The women formed to teach neighborhood re ...

(2 pages) 65 0 3.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Jane Addams Twenty Years at Hull-House

Twenty Years at Hull-HouseBy Jane AddamsJane Addams was from a large wealthy family in the small town of Cedarville, ... llen secured a dilapidated mansion located in the heart of a poor Chicago neighborhood and named it Hull-House after the man Charles Hull that built it. The year was 1889 Jane was twenty-nine years ol ... investigate and improve the conditions in the industrial districts of Chicago." (Addams, 1938, p.89)Hull-House supplied needed services in the community consisting of mainly poor immigrants. They offe ...

(3 pages) 56 0 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Jane Adams- Female Sociologist

t The University of Chicago at this time as founding the field of sociology. "But it was Addams and Hull-House who were the leader and the leading institution in Chicago in the 1890's, not the Univers ...

(9 pages) 88 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Progressive movement

(2 pages) 63 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Jane Addams

(5 pages) 30 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

History of Jane Addams

eeds of the community by providing child care, educational opportunities, and large meeting spaces. Hull-House became more than a proving ground for the new generation of college-educated, professiona ... became the first woman appointed as sanitary inspector of Chicago's 19th Ward. With the help of the Hull-House Women's Club, within a year over 1000 health department violations were reported to city ...

(7 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History