Mabel <I>Hyde</I> Kittredge

Mabel Hyde Kittredge

Boston, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Death 7 May 1955 (aged 87)
Burial South Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 53076024 · View Source
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Mabel Hyde Kittredge was born Sept. 19, 1867, Boston; daughter of Abbott Eliot
and Margaret Ann (Hyde) Kittredge; distinguished as a sociologist; founder and
president of Practical Housekeeping Centers; school-lunch crusader; a member of
President Herbert Hoover's food committee in World War I.

She attended the International Women's Congress for Peace and Freedom in 1915 at
the Hague, Holland. She represented the Henry Street Settlement and the
Association of Practical Housekeeping Centers.

She was a settlement worker in Lillian Wald's Henry Street Settlement House in
New York. Author of such books as "Housekeeping Notes: How to Furnish and Keep
House in a Tenement Flat (1911)", and "Housekeeping in a Model Flat".

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  • Created by: Terry Akin
  • Added: 31 May 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 53076024
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mabel Hyde Kittredge (19 Sep 1867–7 May 1955), Find A Grave Memorial no. 53076024, citing Quaker Meeting House Cemetery, South Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Terry Akin (contributor 46869486) .