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The Peoples of Philadelphia: A History of Ethnic Groups and Lower-Class Life ...

Allen F. Davis, Mark H. Haller - History - 1998 - 303 pages
Although much has been written about elite Philadelphians, only in recent decades have historians paid attention to the Jews and working-class blacks, the immigrant Irish ...
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The American people: creating a nation and a society

Gary B. Nash - History - 2000 - 1136 pages
A condensed version of "The American People, Fifth Edition," this engaging text examines U.S. history as revealed through the experiences of all Americans, both ordinary and ...
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Jane Addams

Leslie Wheeler - Social Science - 1990 - 138 pages
A biography of the wealthy woman who realized her ambition to live and work among the poor and founded Hull House, one of the first social settlement houses in the United States.
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Jane Addams: A Biography

Robin Kadison Berson - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 140 pages
A biography of one of the most important social reformers of the Progressive Era looks the life and accomplishments of Jane Addams, the founder of Hull-House.
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Jane Addams: A Biography

James Weber Linn, Anne Firor Scott - Biography & Autobiography - 1935 - 457 pages
James Weber Linn's life of this forceful public figure offers a rare glimpse of the private Addams, from her childhood and schooling through her first efforts in public service ...
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Jane Addams

Marshall William Fishwick - 1968 - 240 pages
A biography of Jane Addams, highlighting the conditions of the time which were decisive factors in her choice to become a social worker.
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A Useful Woman: The Early Life of Jane Addams

Gioia Diliberto - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 318 pages
Documents the early life of Jane Addams, the founder of Hull House and a Nobel Peace Prize-winner, discusses her mental health, and her place in history
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Jane Addams: A Writer's Life

Katherine Joslin - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 306 pages
Jane Addams is best known for her groundbreaking social reforming and her work at Hull House. This book takes an expansive look at her creative writing and other areas of her life.
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The Education of Jane Addams

Victoria Bissell Brown - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 421 pages
Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Title The Education of Jane Addams traces, with unprecedented care, Addams's three-decade journey from a privileged ...
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