Jane Addams was founder of Hull House in Chicago, an early settlement house, and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.

Jane Addams was founder of Hull House in Chicago, an early settlement house, and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.

Hull house in Chicago was established to help immigrants. It provided many services - from kindergartens to laundry rooms. Other settlement houses soon opened around the nation.

Hull house in Chicago was established to help immigrants. It provided many services - from kindergartens to laundry rooms. Other settlement houses soon opened around the nation.

1928-Original-Jane-Addams-Suffragette-Nobel-Prize-Hull-House-Framed-Press-Photo. 1928 Original Jane Addams Suffragette Nobel Peace Prize Hull House B&W Framed Press Photo  Description	Original press photo of Jane Addams, Nobel Peace Prize winner and American Suffragette.  Photo from World Wide Photos in San Francisco, dated 9/10/1928.

1928 Original Jane Addams Suffragette Nobel Prize Hull House Framed Press Photo

1928-Original-Jane-Addams-Suffragette-Nobel-Prize-Hull-House-Framed-Press-Photo. 1928 Original Jane Addams Suffragette Nobel Peace Prize Hull House B&W Framed Press Photo Description Original press photo of Jane Addams, Nobel Peace Prize winner and American Suffragette. Photo from World Wide Photos in San Francisco, dated 9/10/1928.

Jane Addams. She was the founder of Hull House and became the secular saint of social work.

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Jane Addams. She was the founder of Hull House and became the secular saint of social work.

Jane Addams: One of the pioneers of the suffrage movement, she helped to turn America to women's issues, along with the needs of children & public health. She co-founded Hull House in 1889 with her partner Ellen Gates Starr. Addams was later in a relationship with Mary Rozet Smith, who supported, financially, Addams's work at Hull House. She also set up the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom in 1915, was co-founder of the ACLU in 1920, and won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931.

Jane Addams: One of the pioneers of the suffrage movement, she helped to turn America to women's issues, along with the needs of children & public health. She co-founded Hull House in 1889 with her partner Ellen Gates Starr. Addams was later in a relationship with Mary Rozet Smith, who supported, financially, Addams's work at Hull House. She also set up the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom in 1915, was co-founder of the ACLU in 1920, and won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931.

Lucy Parsons after her arrest for rioting during an unemployment protest at Hull House in Chicago, Illinois, 1915. Photo Credit: Chicago Historical Society

Lucy Parsons after her arrest for rioting during an unemployment protest at Hull House in Chicago, Illinois, 1915. Photo Credit: Chicago Historical Society

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