Sikes, Madeleine Wallin, 1868-1955

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Wallin attended Smith College, the University of Minnesota (B.A., 1892) and the University of Chicago (M.A., 1893). She was an assistant in the History Department, Smith College, 1894-1896.

From the description of Madeleine Wallin papers, 1894-1896. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 52861451

Madeleine Wallin Sikes was a teacher and clubwoman in Chicago. She was educated at the University of Chicago and taught history at Smith College between 1894 and 1896. She was a Hull-House resident between 1896 and 1897. She was also a member of the Chicago Woman's Club and the Chicago Woman's City Club. She was the author of the study, Summary of Laws Relating to Compulsory Education and Child Labor, 1901. George Cushing Sikes (1868-1928) was a publicist and community leader in Chicago. He began his career as a printer and journalist in Minnesota. He then moved to Chicago and worked with the Chicago Record and the Chicago Daily News. He was a member of the Municipal Voters League and held several appointments with the City of Chicago.

From the description of Madeleine and George Sikes papers, 1907-1928. (University of Illinois-Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 52481830

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Sikes, Madeleine Wallin, 1868-1955. Madeline Wallin Sikes papers, 1880-1950. Chicago History Museum
creatorOf Sikes, Madeleine Wallin, 1868-1955. Madeleine and George Sikes papers, 1907-1928. University of Illinois at Chicago Library, UIC
referencedIn George C. Sikes papers, 1886-1892, 1938-1952 University of Minnesota Libraries. University Archives [uarc]
creatorOf Sikes, Madeleine Wallin, 1868-1955. Madeleine Wallin papers, 1894-1896. Smith College, Neilson Library
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associatedWith Addams, Jane, 1860-1935. person
associatedWith Association of Collegiate Alumnae (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Chicago Child Saving League. corporateBody
associatedWith Chicago Woman's Club (Chicago, Ill.) corporateBody
associatedWith General Federation of Women's Clubs. corporateBody
associatedWith Hazen, Charles Downer, 1868-1941. person
associatedWith League of Cook County Women's Clubs. corporateBody
associatedWith League of Women Voters (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Mothers' Congress of Illinois. corporateBody
associatedWith National Consumers' League. corporateBody
associatedWith Peters, Eleanor Sikes. person
associatedWith Pullman, George Mortimer, 1831-1897. person
associatedWith Sikes, George C. (George Cushing), 1868-1928 person
associatedWith Smith College corporateBody
associatedWith Wallin, Alfred M., 1836-1923. person
associatedWith Woman's Club of Austin (Ill.) corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Chicago (Ill.)
Women social reformers
Women social reformers
Women volunteers in social service
Women volunteers in social service


Birth 1868

Death 1955



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