Addams, Jane

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Addams, Jane



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Typed letter signed, one page, 8 x 10,75 inch, `Hull House` (Chicago), 9.11.1904, to Mr. Ball - concerning the securing of interesting things for the Hull House, signed in dark ink "Jane Addams", with intersecting letter folds - in nearly very fine condition. Accompanied by a portrait photograph of Addams. In parts: "My dear Mr. Ball: Enclosed please find a letter which I received yesterday from Mr. Albert the German Commissioner of Mines. I hope very much that his good news extends to the Krupp Exhibit, and to some of the model villages. Some of the most interesting things from the housing point of view were in that building, and it would be great good luck, if we could secure them. May I ask you to execute a commission for me on behalf of Full House? I asked him to secure the prices on the large paintings on the walls enclosing his exhibits. They were done on canvas with a brown tone in the background, and represented scenes from the lives of the miners. I am very anxious indeed to secure them for the House ..."

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SKU 6022247
Profession pioneer settlement worker, founder of Hull House in Chicago, public philosopher, author, and leader in woman suffrage and world peace - in 1931 she became the first American woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize
Geburtsjahr 1860
Sterbejahr 1935
Size in inch (1 inch = 2.5 cm) 8 x 10,75
Condition very fine
Type of Autograph letters