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Dedicated to the design of buildings who form expressed structure and function.
Mutual aid society
Composed of people from a particularly province or town, they would pay dues and in return in the case of accident at work or death they would get money.
Attacks by white mobs on blacks, most often triggered by street altercations or rumors of crime. Nasty Stuff
Really low quality densely packed apartments that catered to immigrants need for cheap housing near to their occupations.
Customers could walk in at anytime to see musical acts, skits, magic shows and other entertainment.
Cool new music with a distinct rhythm invented by African Americans
Music from African Americans that spoke of hard work and heart break. Lots of people could relate.
Derogatory term for mass market newspapers
Writers who focused on negative side of American life.
Local party bureaucracies that kept an unshakable grip on local offices. Awfully corrupt. Most famous was Tammany Hall.
national municipal League
Advised cities to elect small councils and hire pro city managers to run a city like a corporation in hopes of bringing an end to the squalor.
An overlapping set of movements to combat the ills of industrialization
City Beautiful movement
Advocated for more and better urban park spaces.
Community welfare centers that investigate the plight of the urban poor, raised funds to address urgent needs, and helped neighborhood residents advocate on their own behalf.
Most famous social settlement
Pure Food and Drug ACt
Made in response to The Jungle written by Sinclair. People didn't want rotten meat and filthy packing conditions.
National Consumers' League
Improve wages and working conditions for female store clerks.
Women's Trade Union League
Trained working class leaders to organize unions among garment workers
Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
Lots of people died in a fire so it SPARKED a huge surge in working reforms, 50 or so regulatory laws for safety.
Mayor of Cleveland and Effective reformer
A Danish-American social reformer, "muckraking" journalist and social documentary photographer.
A pioneer American settlement activist/reformer, social worker, public philosopher, sociologist, author, and leader in women's suffrage and world peace. She created the first Hull House
An American birth control activist, sex educator, writer, and nurse. Sanger popularized the term "birth control", opened the first birth control clinic in the United States
An American author who wrote nearly 100 books. Most notably The Jungle, which started the FDA
A social and political reformer. Her work against sweatshops and for the minimum wage, eight-hour workdays, and children's rights is widely regarded today.