I Came a Stranger: The Story of a Hull-House Girl (Women, Gender, and Sexuality in American History)

I Came a Stranger: The Story of a Hull-House Girl (Women, Gender, and Sexuality in American History)

By: Hilda Polacheck (author)Paperback

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Description

Hilda Satt Polacheck's family emigrated from Poland to Chicago in 1892, bringing their old-world Jewish traditions with them into the Industrial Age. Throughout her career as a writer and activist, Polacheck (1882-1967) never forgot the immigrant neighborhoods, the markets, and the scents and sounds of Chicago's West Side. Here, in charming and colorful prose, she recounts her introduction to American life and the Hull-House community, her friendship with Jane Addams, her marriage, her support of civil rights, woman suffrage, and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, and her experiences as a writer for the WPA.

About Author

Dena J. Polacheck Epstein is the author of Sinful Tunes and Spirituals: Black Folk Music to the Civil War.Lynn Y. Weiner is the author of From Working Girl to Working Mother: The Female Labor Force in the United States, 1820-1980.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780252062186
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9780252062186
  • ISBN10: 0252062183

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