Diaries, 1896 Sept. 28-1897 June 13

Gow, H. J.


2 v. (.2 linear ft.)..
Entries describe a trip from England to Canada and the United States to visit settlement houses, especially in Chicago, Boston, New York City, and Philadelphia. Miss Gow's longest stay was in Chicago where she went to Hull House and met with Jane Addams. In New York City she described the bad conditions in the tenements and a stop at a Labor Bureau. She also visited kindergartens, hospitals, clubs, and sweat shops. Other stops were in Montreal and Guelph in Canada; Norwich, Conn.; Cape Cod, Niagara Falls, and Hamilton.

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