Unless otherwise noted, editorial narrative is by Rima Lunin Schultz.
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:
Baker served as production
manager. She also contributed research for the Timeline section of
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
Jeffrey Derbyshire did
technical work on the site.
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
Benjamin Figueroa assisted Alex Stern.
LaValle did technical work on the site and contributed
did technical work on the site.
Perrin did technical work on the site and contributed research
and writing for the Historical Narrative section and has an article
on the site.
Wilkerson did technical work on the site and contributed
research for the Historical Narrative section.
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.
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.
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
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
[Updated on April 25, 2006.]