Jane Addams. A social activist who founded Hull House in Chicago. 1889

Jane Addams. A social activist who founded Hull House in Chicago. 1889

Jane Addams - pioneer social worker and activist. (I was a very young girl when I read her biography and she became one of the first women I came to admire).

Jane Addams - pioneer social worker and activist. (I was a very young girl when I read her biography and she became one of the first women I came to admire).

Jane Addams - much of the insensibility  & hardness of the world is due to the lack of imagination which prevents the realization of the experiences of other people.

Jane Addams - much of the insensibility & hardness of the world is due to the lack of imagination which prevents the realization of the experiences of other people.

Jane Addams - America's future will be determined by the home and the school. The child becomes largely what he is taught; hence we must watch what we teach, and how we live. #quotations #quotes

Jane Addams - America's future will be determined by the home and the school. The child becomes largely what he is taught; hence we must watch what we teach, and how we live. #quotations #quotes

Jane Addams (1860-1936) - First American woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. She was a leader in the Suffrage movement and co-founder (with Ellen Gates Starr) of Hull House, an institution set up in the poor neighborhood of Chicago to provide services for recent immigrants - such as daycare and classes in music and literature.

Jane Addams (1860-1936) - First American woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. She was a leader in the Suffrage movement and co-founder (with Ellen Gates Starr) of Hull House, an institution set up in the poor neighborhood of Chicago to provide services for recent immigrants - such as daycare and classes in music and literature.

How some women use their power. Jane Addams created Hull House in Chicago, the first "settlement house" to aid immigrants and poor people in the metropolis. She won the Nobel Peace Prize and sparked the profession of social work.

How some women use their power. Jane Addams created Hull House in Chicago, the first "settlement house" to aid immigrants and poor people in the metropolis. She won the Nobel Peace Prize and sparked the profession of social work.

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