The Social Settlement and Civic Responsibility-The Life Work of Mary McDowell and Graham Taylor

@article{Taylor1954TheSS,
  title={The Social Settlement and Civic Responsibility-The Life Work of Mary McDowell and Graham Taylor},
  author={Lea D. Taylor},
  journal={Social Service Review},
  year={1954},
  volume={28},
  pages={31 - 40}
}
  • L. D. Taylor
  • Published 1 March 1954
  • History
  • Social Service Review
Chicago in 1894 had a population of 1,300,000, double the population of ten years previously, when it was 630,000. This sudden growth, the mass immigration of the period, the industrial turmoil, the exploitation of low wages, the notorious political corruption, had created a reputation for the city that greatly disturbed many of its citizens. The World's Columbian Exposition of 1892-93 was planned in part to strengthen the more constructive elements of city life and to cultivate some respect… 
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