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This article was published in 1890.
417 articles were published that year.

This article has a primary subject code of "Settlement Houses and Community Centers" (II D 6).
256 articles share this primary code.

  • Chicago Tribune -- March 22, 1890
    [Discuss Boarding Home for Working-Women]

    There was a meeting at the Tremont House yesterday afternoon at which an association was formed to maintain a Scandinavian boarding home for working-women.

    The following directors were elected: Dr. Odelia Blenn, Dr. Fanny Dickenson, Dr. Lucy Waite, Mrs. Anna Armstrong, A. E. Johnson, Alex Johnson, proprieter of the Skaffaren; A. Chaiser of the Swenska Tribune; Peter Swanson, Swedish Vice-Consul; Emil Dryer, Danish Consul; Canute R. Matson, Coroner Hertz, Helge A. Haugan, John A. Anderson of the Scandinaven; the Rev. Christian Freider of the Christian Advocate, and the Rev. A. Hallner of the Mission Friend.

    Swedish
    II D 6