Robert and Ada Hicks papers, 1913-1988.

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Hicks, Robert, 1900-1987. Robert and Ada Hicks papers, 1913-1988.

Robert and Ada Hicks papers, 1913-1988.

This collection contains correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks, and newspaper clippings. Correspondents include Jane Addams, Alice Hamilton, Esther Loeb Kohn, Eleanor and Gertrude Smith, and Louise de Koven Bowen. The materials pertain to the Bowen Country Club, Hull-House residents, fundraising, Hull-House boys club and the Hull-House Italian Mothers Club.

0.75 linear ft.

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Bowen Country Club

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Hicks, Ada, 1900-1988

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Hull-House (Chicago, Ill.)

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Hicks, Robert, 1900-1987

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Ada Hicks (1900-1988) and Robert Hicks (1900-1987) were Hull-House residents who later became directors of the Joseph T. Bowen Country Club (1938-1958), the Hull-House sponsored summer camp. As a Hull-House resident, Robert Hicks was co-director of the Hull-House Boys Club with Wallace Kirkland. He also served as the wrestling coach at Tilden High School in Chicago from the mid 1920's to 1958. From the description of Robert and Ada Hicks papers, 1913-1988. (University of Illinois-Chi...