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The women of Hull House

a study in spirituality, vocation, and friendship

by Eleanor J. Stebner

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by State University of New York Press in Albany, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Illinois,
  • Chicago
    • Subjects:
    • Addams, Jane, 1860-1935,
    • Hull House (Chicago, Ill.) -- History,
    • Social settlements -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History,
    • Women social reformers -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography,
    • Women social workers -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-238) and index.

      Other titlesHull House
      StatementEleanor J. Stebner.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV4196.C4 S74 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 246 p. :
      Number of Pages246
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL659643M
      ISBN 100791434877, 0791434885
      LC Control Number97004960

      Ellen Gates Starr and Jane Addams, cofounders of the Hull-House settlement on Chicago’s West Side, believed in the power of women and art. Together, they constructed a social settlement in which traditional handicrafts and the domestic arts figured as part of an ambitious agenda to provide safe community spaces to women. Volunteer women live in “Settlement Houses,” like Jane Addams’ Hull House, to aid and educate immigrant neighbors. Landmark Study of () In the women of Hull House gather data on local wages and nationalities. The data becomes the landmark book "Hull-House Maps and Papers," which concludes that society should help the poor.

      Jun 3, - Explore Rita Atkisson Guinn's board "HULL HOUSE", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Hull house, Hull, Jane addams pins.   Bartzen’s political strategy of picking a fight with Hull-House and Chicago’s most respected citizen backfired, and he lost the election. The ambitious little politician had underestimated the old women at Hull-House and the political power they could garner, even without the right to vote for themselves.

      Get this from a library! The women of Hull House: a study in spirituality, vocation, and friendship. [Eleanor J Stebner] -- "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. 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.


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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 Cited by:   This book gives an overview of several women involved in the early social settlement movement, specifically of the settlement "Hull House." Because this was originally a dissertation, the writing is a bit flat.

I also didn't think it quite delivered on the subtitle's promise to discuss their friendships with one another/5. Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr established the Hull-House inbelieving that working and immigrant neighborhoods in Chicago needed better access to education, healthcare, and social Hull-House was in the Near West Side (now on the University of Illinois Chicago campus), in a neighborhood of Italian, Irish, German, Greek, Russian, Polish, and Bohemian.

This study of women's lives--their motivations, interactions, and talents--produces a wonderfully textured book. As in life itself, the whole of these biographies is greater than the sum of the parts. The author shows convincingly that Hull House was the creation of many women who brought to that venture different and complementary skills and.

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.

Reception Room of Hull House Image courtesy: Jane Addams Collection, Swarthmore College Peace Collection InJulia Lathrop joined Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr at Hull-House. All three women had been students at The women of Hull House book Female Seminary together in the s.

Lathrop, who had been trained as a lawyer by her father, the United. Buy The Women of Hull House: A Study in Spirituality, Vocation and Friendship by Stebner, Eleanor J. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Eleanor J. Stebner. Hull House founder and peace activist Jane Addams () was one of the most distinguished of the first generation of college-educated women, rejecting marriage and motherhood in favor of a.

Hull-House brought help and hope to impoverished workers, while providing employment for residents through such services as a kindergarten, evening classes, music school, and gymnasium. Confronted with the harsh living conditions of neighboring women and children, settlement reformers turned first to the city, then to state and federal Reviews: 1.

Jane Addams, the founder of Hull House, in Addams was already one of the most prominent social reformers in the country, having participated in suffragist and pacifist movements, developed sociological and political theories, and co-founded Hull House, the first settlement house in the U.S., in The publication of The Hull-House Maps and Papers (); 12 books by Jane Addams, including Twenty Years at Hull-House (); and works by such distinguished residents as Alice Hamilton, Florence Kelley, and Julia Lathrop brought widespread attention to the settlement.

Eventually, Hull House attracted visitors from all over the world and received international. The Women of Hull House Part 2 - Duration: Michael Vim views. Inventions That Shook The World Part 1 - Discovery - Duration: Manu John Recommended for you.

This was an fairly short book about Jane Addams and five other (less famous) women associated with Hull-House: Julia Lathrop, Florence Kelley, Edith and Grace Abbott, and Alice Hamilton.

It was easy to read, with short chapters, and I learned a lot.4/5(3). Hull House also established a kindergarten for children of working mothers, the first public playground, and first public gymnasium, and worked on many issues of social reform, including juvenile courts, immigrant issues, women's.

Get this from a library. Six remarkable Hull-House women. [Ruth Bobick] -- Industrialization, an influx of immigrant labor, and the spread of city slums, together with a lack of opportunity for the first generation of college women, contributed to the rise of social. Addams may have found herself in Hull House, but the world was changed because she also used her voice so far outside of it, too.

[1] Hull House, S. Halsted, Chicago, Illinois was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on Octo and designated a National Historic Landmark on June   The Women of Hull House Part 1 - Duration: Michael Vim views.

James Baldwin Debates William F. Buckley () - Duration: The Riverbends Channel Recommended for you. 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 : Among Addams’s books are Democracy and Social Ethics (), Newer Ideals of Peace (), Twenty Years at Hull-House (), and The Second Twenty Years at Hull-House ().

The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica This article was most recently revised and updated by Amy Tikkanen, Corrections Manager. Main Article Primary Sources (1) Jane Addams, Twenty Years at Hull House (). I gradually became convinced that it would be a good thing to rent a house in a part of the city where many primitive and actual needs are found, in which young woman who had been given over too exclusively to study, might restore a balance of activity along traditional lines and learn of life.

That trip inspired the pair to open Hull House in Chicago, where Addams, Starr and other progressive women lived and worked to help serve the neighborhood and its residents, providing everything.

Hull House opened its doors in to serve as a lifeline to the immigrants and dispossessed of Chicago. Founders Jane Addams and Ellen Starr wanted the less fortunate to taste the fruits of.Others, like Hull-House, were secular.

Bythe U.S. had over settlement houses. ByChicago had In the s, Hull-House was located in the midst of a densely populated urban neighborhood peopled by Italian, Irish, German, Greek, Bohemian, and Russian and Polish Jewish immigrants.