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date: 18 January 2021

Starr, Ellen Gateslocked

(1859–1940)
  • Susan DonnerSusan DonnerSmith College, Emerita

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Ellen Gates Starr (1859–1940) was a social reformer who, with Jane Addams, co-founded Hull-House to provide women with a new avenue for living independently. The condition of the poor population led her to become active in the labor movement.

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