Polacheck, Hilda Satt, 1882-1967

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Writer and activist, Hilda Satt Polacheck (1882-1967) emigrated from Poland to Chicago's Near West Side in 1892. As a child, Hilda Satt benefited from the programs and classes at Hull-House. As an adult, she continued her association with the settlement, teaching classes and giving tours. She is the author of I Came a Stranger: The Story of a Hull-House Girl, the only published description of Hull-House written by a woman from the neighborhood. Hilda Satt Polachek was also involved in several social and political causes including civil rights, woman suffrage and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.

From the description of Papers, 1907-1992. (University of Illinois-Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 52292537

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Birth 1882

Death 1967


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