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Happy birthday, Ellen Gates Starr (March 19, 1859 – Feb. 10, 1940)! ‪#‎Feminist‬. ‪#‎Socialist‬. Child labor law reformer. Member of the Women’s Trade Union League. Co-founder (with Jane Addams) of Hull House in Chicago (800 S. Halstead Street). Hull House was a model for settlement houses around the country, serving as a training ground for many prominent reformers. Ellen and Jane met in college and were involved in a relationship that lasted until Jane met Mary Rozet Smith, who became Jane’s life partner. Buried on the grounds of the Convent of the Holy Child in Suffern, New York.
~The Marginal Mennonite Society Heroes Series.

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