How Did Changes in the Built Environment at Hull-House Reflect the
Settlement's Interaction with Its Neighbors, 1889-1912?

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Abstract

Introduction

Founding of the Settlement

Image 1: Jane Addams, 1899

Document 1: Excerpt from Jane Addams, Twenty Years at Hull-House, 1910

Image 2: Hull-House Entrance from Halsted Street, c. 1891

Document 2 : Excerpt from Jane Addams, Twenty Years at Hull-House, 1910

Image 3: Hull-House Interior, c. 1895

Image 4: Exterior of Hull-House from Halsted Street, c. 1898

Image 5: Hull-House, exterior view from Polk Street, c. 1907

Image 6: Hull-House Reception Hall, c. 1907

Document 3: Excerpt from Jane Addams, Twenty Years at Hull-House, 1910

Image 7: Resident and Visitors at Front Door of Hull-House, c. 1913

Image 8: Hull-House Buildings in 1912

 

           

The Neighborhood

Image 9: 19th Ward National Map, No. 1, 1895

Image 10: 19th Ward National Map, No. 2, 1895

Image 11: 19th Ward National Map, No. 3, 1895

Image 12: 19th Ward National Map, No. 4, 1895

Image 13: 19th Ward Wage Map, No. 1, 1895

Image 14: 19th Ward Wage Map, No. 2, 1895

Image 15: 19th Ward Wage Map, No. 3, 1895

Image 16: 19th Ward Wage Map, No. 4, 1895

           

Space for Residents

Document 4: Jane Addams to Nettie Fowler McCormick, 8 February 1895

Image 17: Hull-House Library, c. 1895

Document 5: Excerpt from Beatrice Webb's American Diary, 1898

Image 18: Residents' Dining Room, c. 1898

Image 19: Postcard, Hull-House, Chicago, 1910

Image 20: Wallace Kirkland, Room in a Hull-House Apartment, late 1920s

Image 21: Residential Dining Hall, c. 1936

           

Butler Art Gallery and Public Reading Room

Image 22: Irving K. Pond and Allen Pond, Sketch of Butler Art Gallery, c. 1891

Document 6: "Art for Poor People: Formal Opening of Hull-House," 21 June 1891

Image 23: Exterior of Butler Art Gallery, c. 1895

Image 24: Exterior of Hull-House from Halsted and Polk Streets, c. 1902

Image 25: Public Reading Room, c. 1913

Image 26: Wallace Kirkland, Children's Reading Room, c. 1920s

           

 

Coffeehouse and Gymnasium

Image 27: Rose Gyles, director of the Hull-House Gymnasium, c. 1892

Image 28 : Exterior of Coffee House and Gymnasium Building, c. 1895

Document 7 : "The Hull-House Coffee-House and Kitchen," 1895

Image 29: New Building, Coffeehouse and Theater, c. 1900

Document 8: Jane Addams to Mary Rozet Smith, 24 June 1899

Document 9: "Coffee House," 1907

Image 30: The Coffee Shop Kitchen, c. 1907

Document 10: "Hull-House Gymnasium," 1913

Image 31: Hull-House Basketball Team, 1907

Image 32: Wallace Kirkland, Class in Gymnasium, c. 1930

            

Children's Spaces and Facilities

Image 33: Day Nursery on Ewing Street, c. 1894

Document 11: "New Hull-House Annex: Building for Children to Go Up at Polk and Halsted Streets," 19 July 1895

Document 12: "Built for Children: Tour Through the Addition to Hull-House," 12 December 1895

Image 34: The Smith Building, c. 1895

Image 35: Kindergarten on Second Floor Porch of the Smith Building, c. 1895

Image 36: A Kindergarten Class, c. 1898

Image 37: Mary Crane Nursery Building, 1913

            

Clubs and Afterschool Activities

Document 13: "Boys Building for Hull-House Dedicated," 1907

Image 38: Boys' Club Library, c. 1907

Image 39: Boys' Club Foundry, c. 1913

Image 40: Boys' Club Cobbling Class, c. 1913

Image 41: Millinery Class, c. 1913

Image 42: Girls' Club in Bowen Hall Auditorium, c. 1913

Image 43: Activities for Children and Young Adults: In the Studio, c. 1913

Image 44: Lewis Hine, Boys' Club Game Room, c. 1920s

            

Jane Club

Document 14: Mary Kenney, "Hull-House"

Image 45: Jane Club Parlors, c. 1895

Image 46: Exterior of New Jane Club Building, c. 1898

Document 15: Milton B. Marks, "How the Jane Club Keeps House," December 1900

 

            

The Woman's Club and Other Adult Activities

Document 16: "Miss Addams on Woman's Sphere," 27 February 1900

Image 47: Bowen Hall Auditorium, c. 1907

Document 17: Mary E. McDowell, "An Embodiment of Social Spirit: Hull-House Woman's Club Building," April 1905

Document 18: "For Social Equality," 23 November 1897

Document 19: "Hull House Leads," 21 February 1904

Document 20: "Union Corsets or None!," 22 February 1904

Image 48: Wallace Kirkland, A Citizenship Class Held in the Coffee-House, c. 1920s

Document 21: Excerpt from Louise de Koven Bowen, "Hull-House," Growing Up With a City, 1926

 

        

Theater and Performance

Image 49: Stage in Hull-House Gymnasium, c. 1897

Image 50: Hull House Social Club invitation, 1894

Document 22: "What Hull House Really Is," 28 April 1895

Document 23A: Advertisement for "A Greek Play," [1899]

Document 23B: Advertisement for "The Return of Odysseus," [1899]

Image 51: Advertisement for "The Ajax of Sophocles," c. December [1903]

Document 24: Elizabeth C. Barrows, "The Greek Play at Hull-House," January 1904

Document 25: James O'Donnell Bennett, "A Classic at Hull House," 25 January 1904

Image 52: Hull-House Theater after "Opera Seats" were Installed, c. 1906

Document 26: "Stage Moral Teacher: Miss Jane Addams Declares Some Plays Are Most Successful Instructors," April 1909

Image 53: "The Hull-House Theatre: A Scene from Shakespeare's 'The Comedy of Errors,'" c. 1910

Document 27: "The Common Welfare: Summer Abroad for Hull House Players," 19 October 1912

Image 54: "The Hull-House Theatre: A Rehearsal: Distributing the Parts," c. 1910

 

            

Music School

Document 28: Excerpt from Mary Badollet Powell, "The Story of a Child Trainer," October 1896

Image 55: Eleanor Smith, director of the Music School, with Mary Rozet Smith, c. 1896

Document 29: "Music School," 1907

Image 56: Norah Hamilton, Music School in Hull-House Courtyard, 1910

Image 57: A Violin Lesson, c. 1910

Image 58: Kindersymphonie, c. 1913

Image 59: Eleanor Smith with her singing class, c. 1915

 


            

Labor Museum

Document 30: Excerpt from Jane Addams, "Labor Museum at Hull-House," June 1900

Document 31: Excerpt from Jessie Luther, "The Labor Museum at Hull-House," May 1902

Image 60: Fly Shuttle Loom, c. 1902

Image 61: Italian Woman Spinning, c. 1902

Image 62: Russian Woman Spinning, c. 1902

Image 63: Irish Woman Spinning, c. 1902

Image 64: Syrians Preparing Rug for Felting, c. 1902

Document 32: Excerpt from Ellen Gates Starr, "Hull-House Bookbindery," 30 June 1900

Image 65: The Book Bindery, c. 1902

Image 66: Ellen Gates Starr, 1908

Image 67: Native Methods of Spinning and Weaving, c. 1910

Image 68: Potter's Wheel, c. 1913

            

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