It was founded in in 1889 when and rented an abandoned residence at 800 South Halsted Street that had been built by Charles G. Monday afternoon a club of young women meets and read Romola, aided by pictures of Florence, contemporary art, and lectures by Miss Starr on Florentine artists. She believed that peace went hand in hand with social justice and representation from all members of society. Over the next decade, as Addams expanded her vision to include acclamation training, as well as political and cultural programming, Hull House grew to 13 buildings and a summer camp. Children's Theatre Review, Oct 1983. These services included, but were not limited to, a nursery and a kindergarten, a public kitchen, and access to public baths and a playground.
Social Service Review , 60 1 , 1—33. From Hull-House, where she lived and worked until her death in 1935, Jane Addams built her reputation as the country's most prominent woman through her writing, settlement work, and international efforts for peace. She identified the political corruption and business avarice that caused the city bureaucracy to ignore health, sanitation, and building codes. Working-class women, such as Kenney and Stevens, who had developed an interest in social reform as a result of their trade union work, played an important role in the education of the middle-class residents at Hull-House. Her name was Jane Addams and this paper will focus on her life-long contributions to help the poor. Alice Hamilton, Julia Lathrop, Sophonisba Breckinridge, and Grace and Edith Abbott.
Addams decided that she did not have to become a doctor to be able to help the poor. This included , , , Charlotte Perkins, William Walling, Charles Beard, , Mary Kenney, Alzina Stevens and. The Education of Jane Addams: Politics and Culture in Modern America. Addams was an activist of courage and a thinker of originality. Starr was a student at the Rockford Female Seminary 1877-78 where she met.
Some Newspapers and Newspaper-Men, New York: Knopf, 1923 pp. This was due to her Socialist beliefs that strayed away from any form of industrialization and the relationship between classes in the American Capitalist System. Her first romantic partner was , with whom she founded , and whom she met when both were students at Rockford Female Seminary. Other activities for the neighbors soon followed. During the First World War, she and other women from belligerent and neutral nations met at the International Congress of Women at the Hague in 1915, attempting to stop the war. In the 1890s , , and other residents of the house made it a world center of social reform activity.
The Granger Collection, New York While traveling in Europe, Addams visited , a pioneer settlement founded by Canon in impoverished. The original Hull mansion and the adjoining dining hall were spared demolition and became a. Starr's relationship toward others in Hull-House was stretched after 1900, especially with Addams. Urbana, Illinois: University of Illinois Press. To Believe in Women: What Lesbians Have Done For America - A History.
In the early years of the twentieth century Jane Addams became involved in the peace movement. Addams used it to generate system-directed change, on the principle that to keep families safe, community and societal conditions had to be improved. On the first floor of the new addition there was a branch of the Chicago Public Library, and the second was the Butler Art Gallery, which featured recreations of famous artwork as well as the work of local artists. Addams lost her mother to childbirth at the age of two, and her father, John Addams, was a prominent politician as the state senator of Illinois and friends with Abraham Lincoln. Children from the Stock Yard district were often too ill to attend Camp Algonquin, and instead went to Camp Harlowarden to receive proper nutrition and medical treatment for tuberculosis. Who's Who in Gay and Lesbian History.
Her continuous contact with Addams after school led them to begin work on Hull-House in Chicago in 1889. Harry was already trained in medicine and did further studies at the. Addams in 1914 In 1899 and 1907 world leaders sought peace by convening an innovative and influential peace conference at The Hague. Some of the organizations that got their start at Hull-House have been independent for some time. Jane Addams chaired this pathbreaking International Congress of , which included almost twelve hundred participants from 12 warring and neutral countries. To Believe in Women: What Lesbians Have Done For America - A History.
Well Jane Addams did that, she took action in a problem at a very young age. Criterion 1: Establishes Hull-House In Chicago, helping to launch the settlement house movement in the United State Explanation: Hull House named for the home's first owner opened its doors to the recently arrived European immigrants. Starr never married or had children. City services could not keep pace with the population growth and so this neighborhood experienced the typical problems of lack of sanitation services, polluted water supply, and overcrowded, rundown housing. Jane Addams and the Men of the Chicago School, 1892—1918. It was located in a city overrun by poverty, filth and gangsters, and it could not have come at a better time Lundblad 663. Along with other settlement workers and Progressive reformers, Addams helped to redefine the role of government in a modern industrial society and helped define the profession of social work.