Hull-House Peggy Glowacki

Hull-House

Author: Peggy Glowacki
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Book Title
Hull-House
Author
Peggy Glowacki
ISBN
9780738533513
Learn how Chicago's world-renowned Hull-House committed to humanizing the industrial city and became a model for progressive educators.For generations, Chicagoans played in the nursery school, debated political issues, learned folk dancing, or attended citizenship classes at the city's world-famous Hull-House. From its founding by Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr as a settlement house in 1889, Hull-House offered an abundant variety of community services, social activities, and educational opportunities to nourish the spirits and address the material needs of its working class neighbors on the Near West Side of Chicago. Committed to fostering an informed and active citizenry among other things, the talented residential volunteer staff at Hull-House became expert social investigators who documented neighborhood conditions with statistics, but also with passion.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Peggy Glowacki, Julia HendryPublisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)Published: 11/01/2004ISBN: 9780738533513Pages: 127Weight: 0.68lbsSize: 9.22h x 6.60w x 0.35d

Learn how Chicago's world-renowned Hull-House committed to humanizing the industrial city and became a model for progressive educators.


For generations, Chicagoans played in the nursery school, debated political issues, learned folk dancing, or attended citizenship classes at the city's world-famous Hull-House. From its founding by Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr as a settlement house in 1889, Hull-House offered an abundant variety of community services, social activities, and educational opportunities to nourish the spirits and address the material needs of its working class neighbors on the Near West Side of Chicago. Committed to fostering an informed and active citizenry among other things, the talented residential volunteer staff at Hull-House became expert social investigators who documented neighborhood conditions with statistics, but also with passion.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Peggy Glowacki, Julia Hendry
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Published: 11/01/2004
ISBN: 9780738533513
Pages: 127
Weight: 0.68lbs
Size: 9.22h x 6.60w x 0.35d

Learn how Chicago's world-renowned Hull-House committed to humanizing the industrial city and became a model for progressive educators.


For generations, Chicagoans played in the nursery school, debated political issues, learned folk dancing, or attended citizenship classes at the city's world-famous Hull-House. From its founding by Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr as a settlement house in 1889, Hull-House offered an abundant variety of community services, social activities, and educational opportunities to nourish the spirits and address the material needs of its working class neighbors on the Near West Side of Chicago. Committed to fostering an informed and active citizenry among other things, the talented residential volunteer staff at Hull-House became expert social investigators who documented neighborhood conditions with statistics, but also with passion.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Peggy Glowacki, Julia Hendry
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Published: 11/01/2004
ISBN: 9780738533513
Pages: 127
Weight: 0.68lbs
Size: 9.22h x 6.60w x 0.35d