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Light in the Queen's GardenIda May Pope, Pioneer for Hawai'i's Daughters, 1862-1914$
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Sandra E. Bonura

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780824866440

Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: May 2018

DOI: 10.21313/hawaii/9780824866440.001.0001

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Outside the School Gates

Outside the School Gates

Pālama Settlement

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(p.163) Chapter Twelve Outside the School Gates
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Light in the Queen's Garden
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Sandra E. Bonura

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University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824866440.003.0013

In addition to her educational duties, she moved into roles that maximized the natural born leader she was. This chapter covers Pope’s conception and creation of a social settlement in the downtrodden Palama neighborhood of Honolulu. Pope collaborated with Chicago social worker Jane Addams and clearly saw how the settlement model could be replicated as a solution to the dire health conditions of Palama. A mission-centered community complex named Palama Chapel was created under the auspices of Central Union Church. Pope worked tirelessly to organize a library, Bible studies, medical care, childcare, kindergarten and social clubs for the community. The social center became a “laboratory” for her pupils to learn both teaching and nursing skills. In 1906, Palama Settlement became a chartered, independent, nonsectarian organization.

Keywords:   Jane Addams, Social Settlement, Pālama Chapel, Palama Settlement, The Free Kindergarten Association

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