Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Hospitality still survives among foreigners, although it is buried under false pride among the poorest Americans.
Jane Addams (1860-1935), U.S. social worker and social reformer. Twenty Years at Hull-House, ch. 11 (1910).
Addams was the founding director of Hull-House, a pioneer "settlement house" in a poor Chicago neighborhood populated largely by immigrants from Italian and Bohemian peasant backgrounds.