A page featuring photographs of the play facilities and children served by Social Settlement in Washington, DC, 1905.

This page is excerpted from a special issue of the Charities Publication Committee’s journal Charities entitled “The Negro in the Cities of the North.” The leadership of the Colored Settlement House, or “Social Settlement,” in Washington, DC, included the educator Anna Julia Cooper, Francis Grimké, a minister, and the civil rights and women’s rights activist Mary Church Terrell.