At a glance:
- Author: Winifred E. Wise
- First Published: 1935
- Time of Work: 18601935
- Setting: Chicago, Illinois
- Genres: Nonfiction, Biography, Children's literature
- Subjects: Social action, Social reform, Social work, Chicago, Poverty or poor people, Suffrage or voting rights, Biography, Pacifism, Philanthropy or philanthropists
- Locales: United States, North America, Chicago, Illinois
Form and Content
Winifred E. Wise had the full cooperation of her subject when she wrote Jane Addams of Hull House, a fact to which Addams attests in a letter that is reproduced in the book. In addition, Addams’ notes, publications, speeches, and diary were all used in compiling this work.
Jenny Addams, as she was referred to in her youth, became a highly educated woman at the Rockford Seminary. Her father had the money to send his daughters to school, which was considered proper for young ladies of the late 1800’s. The Addams home was well stocked with...
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