Addams responded to the needs of the community by establishing a nursery, dispensary, kindergarten, playground, gymnasium, and cooperative housing for young working women.
As an experiment in group living, Hull-House attracted male and female reformers dedicated to social service.
He and his wife had met on a cruise over 25 years ago where they both worked ...Inspired by English reformers who intentionally resided in lower-class slums, Addams, along with a college friend, Ellen Starr, moved in 1889 into an old mansion in an immigrant neighborhood of Chicago.Hull-House, which remained Addams’s home for the rest of her life and became the center of an experiment in philanthropy, political action, and social science research, was a model for settlement work among the poor.NOTICE: Nightingale, Dixie 8/2/2010 A Memorial service will be held on Monday, September 6, 2010 at PM at Adams~Mc Farlane Funeral & Cremation Services, 108 Court St., Farmington with Steve Bracy officiating. If you look closely you can also see a VEEEEERY slight hint of areola.See full summary » Single, ambitious, magazine assistant editor Jane Grant has just received an invitation to her younger cousin's wedding, and it's engraved with two of the most dreaded words a perpetually available single can encounter: "plus guest." Come wedding day, Jane had better deliver.After all, she's already told everyone, including her meddlesome and obnoxious Aunt Ina and now-famous high school nemesis Natasha Nutley, that she's in a serious relationship.Addams always insisted that she learned as much from the neighborhood’s residents as she taught them.Having quickly found that the needs of the neighborhood could not be met unless city and state laws were reformed, Addams challenged both boss rule in the immigrant neighborhood of Hull-House and indifference to the needs of the poor in the state legislature.We’ve moved enough in our married life to know that following any big move or transition comes the reality of that newness no longer being, well, new. It’s a whole different ball game doing it with a kindergartener and 2nd grader. But here’s what literally kept us sane while simultaneously enjoying one another in the car for way too many hours at a time: We downloaded the audible book, Wonder by R. Dixie Juanita Nightingale, 70, of Farmington formerly of New Sharon, passed away Thursday, September 2, 2010 at Edgewood Rehabilitation and Living Center in Farmington. She was educated in the schools of Oakland and graduated from Williams High in 1958. She was a member of The Red Hat Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, Mount Philip Grange in Rome, and T. of Temple; a great grandchild Ezra Theriault; three step great granchildren Sabrina, Caitlin, and Rebecka Kennedy; two sisters Jo-Ann Holt and Rita Nadeau; three brothers Glendon, Wayne, and Lennis Holt; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.She was born in Rome, Maine July 20, 1940 the daughter of Lloyd C. As a young lady she worked at the canning factory in New Sharon, and then worked at various shoe factories around the area retiring from M. She was predeceased by her husband Leslie in 2007, and two sisters Cleo and Myrtle.Kateleen enjoyed having a good time spending time with friends and family and making them laugh as well as spending time with the residents while at work.