Twenty Years at Hull-House by Jane Addams

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Which experimental programs at hull house were most successful for immigrants?

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As a social reformer, Jane Addams was committed to taking her cue from the people that Hull-House served rather than imposing her priorities on community members. After establishing a coffeehouse and a gymnasium inside the settlement house, Addams took note of the social value of having spaces in which neighbors could hold their social gatherings other than a saloon. In her memoir, Twenty Years at Hull-House, Addams wrote, “The experience of the coffeehouse taught us not to hold to...

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