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Hull House

  1. 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

    Paul Elmer More

  • "Tell me what Hull-House did for you that really helped," she took occasion to ask.

    Heroines of Service

    Mary Rosetta Parkman

  • 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.