Papers, 1907-1992.


Polacheck, Hilda Satt, 1882-1967. Papers, 1907-1992.

Papers, 1907-1992.

The collection consists primarily of drafts of I Came a Stranger and research notes used in the preparation of the book. It also contains correspondence, photographs, and clippings pertaining to Hull-House, Hull-House Theatre, the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and the Polachek family.

4.5 linear ft.

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Polacheck, Hilda Satt, 1882-1967 (person)

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 so...