Jane Addams And The Hull House

Jane Addams And The Hull House

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Jane Addams did many things in her lifetime that still have an impact on today?s society. Jane, the vice president of National Woman?s Trade Union League in 1903, also helped found the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. She was elected first woman president of National Conference of Charities and Corrections (which later became National Conference of Social Work) and during this time she published many books, including, Twenty Years at Hull-House. She was the first vice president of National American Woman Suffrage Association, the first head of National Federation of Settlement and Neighborhood Centers, she was elected first chairman of the Women?s Peace party, which she helped found, and she founded the Women?s International League for Peace and Freedom and served as its president from 1919-1929. And to top it off, she helped to found the American Civil Liberties Union. In 1931, Jane Addams was the first woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. !
She passed away in Chicago, the town that she loved, on May 21, 1935. She is buried in her hometown of Cedarville, IL.
Jane Addams, born in Cedarville, Illinois on September 6th, 1860,

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