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1Title:  George P. Bauer Correspondence     
 Creator:  Bauer, George P. 
 Dates:  1975-1976 
 Abstract:  George P. Bauer (1899-1988) was a social worker at Hiram House, Cleveland's first settlement house established in 1896. Cleveland, Ohio, was one of the centers of the settlement-house movement in America, one of the major and most enduring reform movements of the late 19th century. They were a response to the overcrowding, impoverishment, corruption, and disease caused by the rapid industrialization and growth of many cities during the latter half of the century. They are closely identified with the various reforms of the Progressive Era in America. Unique to the movement was the attempt to produce change by working from within those areas of the city and the segments of its population affected by urban problems. By World War I, a variety of settlements in addition to Hiram House existed, each serving a distinct neighborhood. Hiram House initially served the Jewish (later Italian and then Black) community along lower Woodland Avenue in Cleveland. The settlements generally enjoyed autonomy prior to World War I, but by 1930 many came to be dependent on centralized welfare campaigns. The collection consists of correspondence between Bauer and John J. Grabowski regarding Bauer's experiences during his time at Hiram House. The correspondence includes information concerning social settlements in general, and Hiram House in particular, including the relationship between the settlement, the various ethnic groups and their churches, the Communist activities in the neighborhood, and observations on Hiram House founder George Bellamy. 
 Call #:  MS 4325 
 Extent:  0.10 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Bauer, George P., 1899-1988. | Bellamy, George Albert, 1872-1960. | Hiram House Social Settlement (Cleveland, Ohio) | Communism -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Social settlements -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Social workers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Foreign population.
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2Title:  Hiram House Social Settlement Records     
 Creator:  Hiram House Social Settlement 
 Dates:  1893-1972 
 Abstract:  Hiram House is a pioneer Cleveland, Ohio, social settlement founded in 1896 by a group of Hiram College students led by George Bellamy, who later became Commissioner of Recreation for the city of Cleveland. During the height of its growth the settlement offered a full range of social, educational and recreational activities, but since 1948 it has concentrated its resources on Hiram House Camp in the suburb of Chagrin Falls, Ohio. Before 1948 its primary service area was centered in a neighborhood populated primarily by Jews, Italians and African Americans. The collection consists of minutes, resolutions, financial statements, ledger books, legal papers, correspondence, and employment and administrative policy materials of Hiram House, correspondence and legal and financial papers of George Bellamy, and correspondence from Samuel Mather and other supporters of the settlement. 
 Call #:  MS 3319 
 Extent:  38.00 linear feet (78 containers and 17 oversize volumes) 
 Subjects:  Hiram House Social Settlement (Cleveland, Ohio) | Immigrants -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Social settlements -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Community centers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Recreation centers -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | School facilities -- Extended use -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Camps -- Ohio -- Chagrin Falls. | African Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Italian Americans -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland. | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Social conditions.
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