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Grace ABBOTT

Grace ABBOTT, American Director Immigrants’ Protective League, 1908-1917.

Background

  • ABBOTT, Grace was born in 1878 in Grand Island, Nebr. Son of O. A. and Elizabeth M. (Griffin) Abbott.

  • Education

    • Grand Island College, Ph B. University of Chicago, Ph.M. Teacher Grand Island High School. 1899-1802; 1903-1907: Director Immigrants’ Protective League, 1908-1917; Director Child Labor Division. of Children’s Bureau. Washington D. C. 1917-1919- Executive Secretary 111.

    Career

    • Immigrants’ Column ”, 1920-1921. Chief TJ.S. Children's Bureau 1921—• Author: The Immigrant and the Community.

    Membership

    • Clubs: Cosmopolitan (New York City), A.A.U.W.

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