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A Useful Woman : The Early Life of Jane Addams
by Gioia Diliberto

Price: $20.80

 

Jane Addams : Nobel Prize Winner and Founder of Hull House
(Historical American Biographies)
by Bonnie Carman Harvey

Price: $20.95

 

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Jane Addams

1860- 1935

Humanitarian

Nobel Peace Prize winner (1931) Jane Addams was the founder of Hull House, an urban settlement house in Chicago in 1889. Within 15 years of its opening, Hull House was widely regarded as offering the premier facilities and programs for the benefit of the urban working class. An author and supporter of women's suffrage, Addams was also a tireless worker for world peace.

Bibliography:

Gioia Diliberto. A Useful Woman: The Early Life of Jane Addams. New York: Scribner, c1999.

Jane Addams; illustrations by Norah Hamilton; with an introduction and notes by Ruth Sidel. Twenty years at Hull-House: with autobiographical notes. New York : Penguin Books, 1998.

Stephanie Sammartino McPherson. Peace and Bread: The Story of Jane Addams. Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, c1993.