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Immigration, Urbanization, Americanization and the Settlement House Movement
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Theme: Social Changes and Social Reform
Topic: Immigration, Urbanization, Americanization and the Settlement House Movement
Date: January 2004

Primary Sources from Partner Collections
Primary Sources from Other Local Archives and Collections
Additional Primary Sources Used in Content and Follow-up Sessions

Materials selected and annotated by Brad Austin, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of History, Salem State College (brad.austin@salemstate.edu) and SALEM in History staff


From Partner Collections

Meek, Henry M. Pub. Co. Map of Salem and surrounding towns, prepared and published for the Naumkeag Directory. H.M. Meek: Salem, Mass., 1884. Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum.

Meek Publishing Co. Naumkeag Directory for Salem, Beverly, Danvers, Marblehead, Peabody, Hamilton, Manchester, Middleton, Topsfield and Whenham. vol. 23, 1915. (Available at the Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum.)

Atlas of the City of Salem. Boston: Walter Lithograph and Publishing Co., 1911. Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum. (Portions of plates 4, 5, 6)

Sanborn Map Co. Insurance Map of Salem, MA. New York, 1906. Phillips
Library, Peabody Essex Museum. ("Key" and Portions of Plates 8, 10 and 53)

Sixth Annual Report of the House of Seven Gables Settlement Association, Salem,
Massachusetts. 1915-1916. Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum.

U.S. Department of Commerce and Labor. Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, Population, Massachusetts, Salem. (Selections from Ward 1, Enumeration Districts 452 and 453) (Available at the Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum.)

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From Other Local Archives and Collections

City of Salem. City Documents. Salem Room, Salem Public Library, Salem, Massachusetts. (Selections from 1890, 1900, 1907 and 1910 focused on portions of Annual Reports from the School Committee regarding the Naumkeag School and the Evening School. )

Emmerton, Caroline. "History of the House of Seven Gables." The Salem Evening News, 7 May, 1910. (Microfilm of Salem Evening News available at the Salem Public Library, Salem, Massachusetts).

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Additional Primary Sources Used in Content and Follow-up Sessions

Addams, Jane. Twenty Years at Hull House. New York: Macmillan, 1910; New York:
Penguin Books 1998.

Goldberger, Henry H. English for Coming Citizens. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons,
1921.

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