- a settlement house in Chicago, Ill., founded in 1889 by Jane Addams.
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I might even become a deaconess with Hull-House propensities.The Jessica Letters: An Editor's Romance
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"Tell me what Hull-House did for you that really helped," she took occasion to ask.Heroines of Service
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He once came to a party at Hull-House, and was interested in nothing save a gas stove which he saw in the kitchen.
It is doubtful if Hull-House has ever done anything which injured it so deeply in the minds of some of its neighbors.
Hull-House assisted in carrying on two unsuccessful campaigns against the same alderman.