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  • 20 Years at Hull House | Jane Addams

    20 Years at Hull House

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 17 mins)
    • By Jane Addams
    • Narrated By Elisabeth Rodgers
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    Jane Addams's memoir of her experience running a settlement house on Chicago's West Side includes portraits of people in need and is a model for community service. Addams firmly believed that education and social activity were essential aspects of any program to turn lives around.

    Patricia says: "Quite interesting !"
  • Democracy and Social Ethics | Jane Addams

    Democracy and Social Ethics

    • UNABRIDGED (4 hrs and 42 mins)
    • By Jane Addams
    • Narrated By Rose Itzcovitz
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    Hull House was visited each week by around 2000 people. Her adult night school was a forerunner of the continuing education classes offered by many universities today. In this book, Jane Addams reflects on labor, discrimination, welfare, education, and the role of democracy and government in relation to improving the lives of society's less fortunate.

    K. F. says: "Hard to follow at times but somewhat interesting"
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