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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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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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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: 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: Freedom's Innovator

Deborah A. Parks - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 128 pages
Examines the life and times of Jane Addams who, in 1889, established in Hull House one of the first settlement houses in America and later became the first American woman to be ...
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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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