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Alice Hegan Rice published Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch, a best-selling story about a poor but cheerful widow who lived by the railroad tracks with her five children. The family overcame hardships, at times with the aid of a wealthy young woman…

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This is likely a promotional postcard created after the publication of Alice Hegan Rice�s Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch, depicting the fictional mother�s home in this rural-industrial neighborhood.

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The first Cabbage Patch Settlement House built for the purpose was constructed in late 1910 or early 1911, at 1461 Ninth Street (the second house from Burnett). In an interview, founder Louise Marshall remembered, �There was just one room and …

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The passport photo of Louise Marshall from 1918. Louise Marshall was the founder of the Cabbage Patch Settlement House; she took a break from her work with the institution to join the Red Cross efforts in France after World War I.

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Plays were a popular activity for the youth at The Cabbage Patch; the girls created elaborate costumes for this production of Cinderella in 1918

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From left standing: Miss Grace Pollock, Leader; Mrs. Forsch; Miss Margaret Speed, Head Resident. Others in picture include Mrs. Hattie Lynam, Mrs. William Lynam, Mrs. Ed. LaDuke, Mrs. Thomas Montgomery
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