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Settlement Houses: Improving the Social Welfare of America's Immigrants
by Michael Jan Friedman (Goodreads Author)
This latest title illustrates a unique time in American history when career-oriented women enabled generations of immigrants to gain a foothold in a new land. Settlement houses such as Jane Addams' Hull House helped new Americans learn how to read and write in English, improve their overall health, and assimilate into American society.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published May 1st 2004 by Rosen Central
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Michael Jan Friedman is an author of more than seventy books of fiction and nonfiction, half of which are in the Star Trek universe. Eleven of his titles have appeared on the New York Times Best Seller list. Friedman has also written for network and cable television and radio, and scripted nearly 200 comic books, including his original DC superhero series, the Darkstars.More about Michael Jan Friedman...