Social Settlements

*6/22/91; 8/2/95 (includes Wilson Search Social and Settlements, Hull House.


**see also Addams under "Biography"


Carson, Mina Julia.Settlement folk : social thought and the American settlement movement, 1885-1930 (Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c1990).

Cavallo, Dominick, Muscles and morals : organized playgrounds and urban reform, 1880-1920 (Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1981.

Crocker, Ruth, Social work and social order : the settlement movement in two industrial cities, 1889-1930 (Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1992)Canaday HV4196.I53 C76 1992

Karger, Howard Jacob, Sentinels of Order (1987) [Tripod no]

Luker, Ralph, The social gospel in black and white : American racial reform, 1885-1912 (Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c1991) [Magill E185.61 .L85 1991 [ B Canaday E185.61 .L85 1991 ]

Peavy, Linda S.Dreams into deeds : nine women who dared (New York : Scribner's, c1985).

Trolander, Judith Ann, Professionalism and social change : from the settlement house movement to neighborhood centers, 1886 to the present ( New York : Columbia University Press, 1987) [McCabe HV4194 .T74 1987

Tucker, Cynthia Grant, A woman's ministry : Mary Collson's search for reform as aUnitarian minister, a Hull House social worker, and a ChristianScience practitioner (Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1984) [S Peace HQ1413.C64]

Hull House

Davis, Allen Freeman and Mary Lynn McCree, eds. Eighty years at Hull House

Ladd-Taylor, Molly, "Hull House Goes to Washington...Children's Bureau, " in Gender, class, race, and reform in the progressive era , eds Noralee Frankel, Nancy S. Dye (Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, c1991) [McCabe HQ1416 .G46 1991

Kirkland, Wallace, The many faces of Hull-House : the photographs of Wallace Kirkland , edited by Mary Ann Johnson.

Polacheck, Hilda Satt, (1882-1967), I came a stranger : the story of aHull-House girl , edited by Dena J. Polacheck Epstein ; with an introduction by Lynn Y. Weiner (Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1989) [Peace HV4196.C4 P65 1989

Lissak, Rivka Shpak, Pluralism & progressives : Hull House and the new immigrants,1890-1919 (Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1989). (Bryn Mawr)>

Settlements and African Americans

Lasch-Quinn, Elisabeth, Black neighbors : race and the limits of reform in the American settlement house movement (Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c1993)[ Canaday HV4194 .L37 1993  

Berman-Rossi, Toby, "African-Americans and the settlements during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries," Social Work with Groups v. 17 no3 ('94) p. 77-95.



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