Wisconsin Historical Society Library and Archives
Correspondence, 1878-1951, diaries, 1908-1920, 1922-1923, 1933, speeches, 1902-1948, and miscellaneous papers of a social worker, labor and political activist, and lecturer. Includes material relating to his life in Alaska, 1897-1900; and his work in the slums of Chicago's seventeenth ward, as a staff member of Chicago Commons, Chicago Municipal Lodging House, and Northwestern University Settlement, 1900-1914, and service on the Chicago Board of Education beginning in 1906. Among his Chicago associates were Jane Addams, Frances A. Kellor, Harold Ickes, James Mullenbach, and Graham Taylor