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settlement house.jpg The Chicago Settlement Tradition: A Hull-House Centennial Exhibition
The vanguard of settlement houses in Chicago was Hull-House, founded by Jane Addams in 1889. Two other settlement houses with ties to the University of Chicago, Chicago Commons and the University of Chicago Settlement, are also featured int his exhibit, which commemorates Jane Addams and the founding of Hull-House.
Locations
Special Collections Research Center
Sept. 1 — Oct. 1, 1989
Subjects
Sociology
Ernest W. Burgess Ernest W. Burgess, May 16, 1886-December 27, 1966: An Exhibition of Selections from His Papers
This exhibit reflects the substantial teaching, research, and public service of Ernest W. Burgess.
Locations
Special Collections Research Center
Jan. 1 — Dec. 31, 1974
Subjects
Sociology
Mapping the Young Metropolis Mapping the Young Metropolis
Between 1915 and 1940, a small faculty in the University of Chicago Department of Sociology, working with dozens of talented graduate students, intensively studied the city of Chicago . They aspired to use the approaches of social science in developing a new field of research, and they took the city as their laboratory.
Locations
Special Collections Research Center
June 22 — Sept. 11, 2015
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Subjects
Sociology
Chicago and Illinois