Papers, 1915-1975.


Papers, 1915-1975.

The collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, newsletters, photographs, pamphlets, and reports. The materials pertain to Hull-House, the City Club of Chicago, the Chicago Bar Association, civil rights, and citizenship.

4.5 linear ft.

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Hull House (Chicago, Ill.) (corporateBody)

Hull House was a settlement house in Chicago, Illinois, United States that was co-founded in 1889 by Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr. Located on the Near West Side of the city, Hull House (named after the original house's first owner Charles Jerald Hull) opened to serve recently arrived European immigrants. By 1911, Hull House had expanded to 13 buildings. In 1912 the Hull House complex was completed with the addition of a summer camp, the Bowen Country Club. With its innovative social, educat...

Chicago Bar Association (corporateBody)

City Club of Chicago (corporateBody)

Schwartz, Charles P. (Charles Phineas), 1886- (person)

Charles P. Schwartz (1887-1975) was an attorney, civic leader, and educator in the social welfare movement. Schwartz served as chairman of the State of Illinois Committee on Citizenship and Naturalization and wrote many pamphlets for new citizens. Schwartz also served as president of the City Club of Chicago and in 1936, he was chairman of the Illinois Independent Committee for Franklin D. Roosevelt. Before beginning his law practice in Chicago, Schwartz was secretary to Judge Julian W. Mack who...