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Date:
November 9, 2019
Time:
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Time Details:
1:30 - 2:30 PM
Location:
Muscatine Art Center
Address:
1314 Mulberry Avenue
Muscatine, IA 52761
Contact:
563.263.8282
Email:
Cost:
Free to the public
Jane Addams at the Hull House
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Jane Addams at the Hull House

Saturday, November 9, 2019

In 1889 Nobel Peace Prize winner Jane Addams co-founded the world famous Hull House, the social settlement located on Chicago’s Near West Side. Social settlements began in 1880s London as a response to urbanization, immigration, and industrialization problems. These settlement houses usually attracted educated, middle-and-upper class men and women to “settle” into poor, urban neighborhoods. History presenter Helen Lewis who portrays Jane Addams for the Great Plains Chautauqua Society, will give a program on Jane Addams and the Hull House in full period costume in the Muscatine Art Center’s Music Room. This program is free and open to the public.