Twenty Years at Hull House

by Jane Addams

Publisher: IndyPublish.com

Written in English
Cover of: Twenty Years at Hull House | Jane Addams
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  • General & Literary Fiction,
  • Historical - U.S.,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Women,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Fiction
  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11728136M
    ISBN 101414211473
    ISBN 109781414211473

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In Twenty Years at Hull-House, Jane Addams tells of the poverty and abuses that existed during the Industrial Revolution in the United States. The book includes eighteen chapters, illustrations.

Though Twenty Years at Hull-House is meant to be an autobiography, it is Hull-House itself that stands in the spotlight. Addams devotes the first third of the book to her upbringing and influences, but the remainder focuses on the organization she built--and the benefits accruing to those who work with the poor as well as to the poor by:   First published in“Twenty Years at Hull House” is the story of the Hull House settlement in Chicago written by its co-founder Jane Addams.

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with illustrations by norah hamilton. hull house, chicago. to the memory of my father. preface. contents. preface vii i. earliest. Link to the book Embed a mini Book Reader 1 page 2 pages Open to this page.

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PDF/ePub Info Share, | 11 / Addams became a role model for middle-class women who volunteered to uplift their communities. This recording of her memoir Twenty Years at Hull-House commemorates the th anniversary of its publication, the th anniversary of Addams' birth, and was released on December 10th, the anniversary of Addams receiving her Nobel Prize.

Inwhile many Americans were disdainful of newly arrived immigrants, Jane Addams established Hull-House as a refuge for Chicago's poor. The settlement house provided an unprecedented variety of social services.

Addams's inspiring autobiography chronicles the institution's early years and discusses the ever-relevant philosophy of social justice that served as its foundation. Published inthis was Addams's most successful book; 80, copies were sold before her death in This annotated edition was issued on the occasion of the Hull-House centennial.

"Twenty Years at Hull-House is an indispensable classic of American intellectual and social history, and remains a rich source of provocative social theory. Hull House was visited each week by around people. Her adult night school was a forerunner of the continuing education classes offered by many universities today.

In this book, Jane Addams reflects on labor, discrimination, welfare, education, and the role of democracy and government in relation to improving the lives of society's less. Get this from a library.

Twenty years at Hull-House. [Jane Addams] -- The memoirs of Jane Addams, a pioneer American activist/reformer, social worker, public philosopher, sociologist, author, and leader in women's suffrage and world peace.

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An excerpt from Jane Addams’s book, Twenty Years at Hull-House, Addams’ memoir recounts the first twenty years of the settlement house she co-founded with Ellen Gates Starr in This chapter focuses on the lack of labor laws in the period.

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She was a notable figure in the history of social work and women's suffrage in the United States and an advocate for world peace. She co-founded Chicago's Hull House, one of America's most famous settlement : Nobel Peace Prize ().