The Hull-Hosue was in full operation by 1893 and by then 2,000 people a week would come. Hull-House attracted brilliant men and women concerned about social problems who went to live there for periods ranging from short stays to many years. It became the center of an experiment in philanthropy, political action, and social science research, was a model for settlement work among the poor. She and other Hull-House residents sponsored legislation to abolish child labor, establish juvenile courts, limit the hours of working women.
Source: American Women's History and United States History