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Jane Addams was born in Cedarville Illinois on Sept. 6, 1860
and was educated at Rockford College, graduating in 1882.She is most well-known for founding Hull-House, located on the Near West
Side of Chicago in 1889.She lived
and worked there until her death in 1935. At the time she was the nation's
most distinguished woman influencing people through her writing, her social
work, and efforts toward international peace.
In the area where Hull-House was located, a melting pot of
first generation immigrants from Italy, Russia, Poland, Ireland, Germany, Greece
and Eastern Europe had settled to find work in the industrialized city.
Jane Addams and her assistants provided the families with kindergarten and
daycare services for working mothers, a job referral program, an art gallery,
libraries, and music and art classes for the neighborhood residents.
By 1900 the Jane Club, a residence for working women, the Little Theater, a
Labor Museum and a hall for trade union organizations had been
She and her cohorts also created the first juvenile court in
the nation, and encouraged the Illinois legislature to make laws to protect
women and children. In 1903 a strong child labor law was passed along with
a compulsory education law. Their emphasis on education was seen in
influencing the federal legislature to enact a federal child labor law in
Jane Addams had eleven books and numerous articles published
describing the work emanating from Hull-House. She maintained an active
speaking schedule nationally and internationally. She actively
supported the movement for women's suffrage and was instrumental in the founding
of the American Civil Liberties Union in 1920. She was a strong advocate
for world peace, especially with the onset of World War I. She was the
first president for the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom in
1919, and as a result of her efforts was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in
1931. She died in Chicago on May 21, 1935.
by Jane Harter
"America's future will be determined by the home and
the school. The child becomes largely what it is taught; hence we must watch
what we teach it, and how we live before it." -- Jane Addams
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