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Director Immigrants’ Protective League

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.