Vittum, Harriet E., 1827-1953.

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Harriet Vittum (1827-1953) was Head Resident of the Northwestern University Settlement from 1906-1947. As such, she was very active in political and social affairs in Chicago. In 1914, she entered and lost the aldermanic campaign in the 17th ward. She helped found the first Infant Welfare Station in Chicago. She was a founding member and president of the Women's City Club of Chicago and held various offices in the Chicago Federation of Settlements, the Chicago Recreation Commission, the Juvenile Protective Association, and the League of Mothers Clubs of Chicago.

From the description of Papers, 1890-1954. (University of Illinois-Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 52353992

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Birth 1827

Death 1953

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