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Unless otherwise noted, editorial narrative is by Rima Lunin Schultz.

Rima Lunin Schultz, Director and Editor
Ellen Skerrett and Sarah Hoadley, Associate Editors
Stephanie Giordano, Assistant Editor
Barbara Dobschuetz and Alex Gourse, Contributing Editors
Alex Stern, Technical Advisor
Crystal Wilson, Web Designer
Ralph D'Andrea, Database Designer

Urban Experience in Chicago: Hull-House and Its Neighborhoods, 1889-1963 (UE) History Website is a project of the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum and the College of Architecture and the Arts at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). UE received funding from the Provost's Office and the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum.

The following staff members worked on the project:

Pamela Baker served as production manager. She also contributed research for the Timeline section of the website.

Beth Cerny worked on early versions of the web database.

Joseph Cherry did technical work on the site and also contributed research for the Historical Narrative section of the website.

Jeffrey Derbyshire did technical work on the site.

Dr. Diane Dillon served as project coordinator. Four essays by Dr. Dillon appear in the Historical Narrative section of the web site.

Justin Edgington contributed research and writing for the Historical Narrative Section and also did technical work on the site. Edgington has two articles on the site.

Benjamin Figueroa assisted Alex Stern.

Vanessa LaValle did technical work on the site and contributed editorial assistance.

Corinne Louw did technical work on the site.

Tom Perrin did technical work on the site and contributed research and writing for the Historical Narrative section and has an article on the site.

Chalice Wilkerson did technical work on the site and contributed research for the Historical Narrative section.


Acknowledgments

We wish to acknowledge the work done by Professor Burton J. Bledstein, who directed and developed In the Vicinity of Hull-House and Maxwell Street: Chicago 1889-1935, a historical archive with extensive use of images. http://www.uic.edu/depts/hist/hull-maxwell/

Debra Hale, Coordinator for Web Communications, the Provost’s office, is the web designer for In the Vicinity of Hull-House. She provided expertise during the early stages of web site development for Urban Experience in Chicago.

We wish to acknowledge the support given Urban Experience in Chicago History Website Project by Professor Margaret Strobel, Director, Jane Addams Hull-House Museum and Dean Judith Russi Kirshner, College of Architecture and the Arts. Professor Strobel has supported staff positions and space; Dean Kirshner has contributed technology and grant development resources critical for the continuing maintenance and expansion of the website.

We are grateful for the expertise provided by the project’s Advisory Committee, consisting of Professor Eric Arnesen, Professor Robert Bruegmann, Professor Perry Duis, Professor Leon Fink, Professor Melvin Holli, Professor Robert Johnston, and Ann Marie Ryan.

From UIC’s University Library, Professor Gretchen L. Lagana, Special Collections Librarian and Curator of the Jane Addams Hull-House Collections (retired 2005); Patricia K. Bakunas, Professional Library Associate; and Professor Julia Hendry, Assistant Special Collections Librarian have worked closely with the Urban Experience In Chicago History Website Project. Their collective expertise and cooperation in making available archival materials is gratefully acknowledged.

[Updated on April 25, 2006.]