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   Chicago Area Wage Maps

Hull-House Residents, Hull-House Maps and Papers: A Presentation of Nationalities and Wages in a Congested District of Chicago, together with comments and essays on problems growing out of social conditions (New York: Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., 1895). The Hull-House Maps and Papers Wage Maps provide a survey of household weekly earnings in the neighborhood just east of Hull-House. Their color coding breaks down as follows: Black = $5.00 and less, Blue = $5.00-$10.00, Red = $10.00-$15.00, Green = $15.00-$20.00, Yellow = over $20.00, and Purple = unknown.