The Commons Volume 3-5

The Commons Volume 3-5

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...Free Kindergarten of New Orleans last winter into a settlement with five residents, and that it is hereafter to be known as " Kingsley House," at 1202 Annunciation street, with Miss Katherine W. Hardy in charge. One of the most successful and altogether enjoyable occasions ever given at Hull House was the Greek Play, " The Return of Odysseus," performed in the new auditorium by native Greek residents of Chicago under the direction of Miss Barrows. The t-xt was that of Homer, the pronunciation, and the local coloring-, dances, etc., that of modern Greece. As one commentator said, " it showed the modern Greek idea of what ancient Greece was like." The whole Chicago Settlement fellowship deeply regrets the withdrawal of Mr. and Mrs. Harry F. Ward from the Northwestern University settlement this month. They have proven themselves r.ot only to be thoroughly imbued with the settlement spirit, but also to have rare efficiency in social service. Mr. Ward is minister of " The Open Church " on Wabash avenue, and is already recognized in the Methodist fellowship, to which he belongs, and far beyond as au effective interpreter of the Christian social spirit, and or institutional methods of church work, which he is successfully seeking to introduce to Chicago. Nothing of greater value has lately been contributed to the literature of the settlement movement than two-articles by Robert A. Woods of South End House. Some of the little-known facts of the enrly history of the settlement movement he has compiled in an unusually readable article which opened the November issue of the Pratt Institute Monthly, devoted in that issue to the interests of the Neighborship settlement in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, founded under the auspices...
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  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 381g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236529251
  • 9781236529251