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Jane Addams

Born: September 6, 1860 in Cedarville, Illinois
Died: May 21, 1935 in Chicago, Illinois

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Addams was born in Cedarville. She was the founder and life-long director of the Hull-House in Chicago, a social settlement house.

Biography: Jane Addams was a prolific and elegant writer who wrote extensively on social issues. She was the founder of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and the first American woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931.


Awards:
  • -- Name engraved on the frieze of the Illinois State Library alongside other great Illinois literary figures, 1990
  • -- Chicago Literary Hall of Fame, 2012

Primary Literary Genre(s): Non-Fiction

Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Website: https://www.womenshistory.org/education-resources/biographies/jane-addams
Website: https://www.loc.gov/item/today-in-history/september-06?loclr=eatod#jane-addams-and-hull-house
Website: https://www.hullhousemuseum.org/about-jane-addams
Website: https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/peace/1931/addams/biographical/
Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jane_Addams
on WorldCat: http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=jane+addams


Selected Titles

A Belated Industry
ISBN: 149295568X OCLC:

A Clash in Nevada; a History of Woman's Fight for Enfranchisement
ISBN: 1341136256 OCLC:

A New Conscience and an Ancient Evil
ISBN: 9788893320948 OCLC: 956711092

A New Conscience and an Ancient Evil was published in 1912 by Jane Addams. This interactive digital edition includes: Interactive Notes and Chapters, News about the Author, News about the Book, a very interesting Tag cloud of the Book and a link to connect to the Goodreads community to ask questions and share comments and opinions.

Democracy and Social Ethics
ISBN: 1535331828 OCLC:

Excellent Becomes the Permanent
ISBN: 0836914880 OCLC: 65559

Freeport, N.Y.,

Forty years at Hull-House
ISBN: 9781293951354 OCLC: 949210526

Scholar's Choice, London : 2015.

Jane Addams on peace, war, and international understanding, 1899-1932 /
ISBN: 0824005015 OCLC: 2224686

My friend, Julia Lathrop /
ISBN: 0252071689 OCLC: 52251269

"As one of the four members of the inner circle at Hull-House, Julia Lathrop played an instrumental role in the field of social reform for more than fifty years. Working tirelessly for women, children, immigrants, and workers, she was the first head of the federal Children's Bureau, an ardent advocate of women's suffrage, and a cultural leader. She was also one of Jane Addam's best friends. My Friend, Julia Lathrop is Addam's lovingly rendered biography of a memorable colleague and confidant"--

Newer ideals of peace /
ISBN: 0252073452 OCLC: 60515004

University of Illinois Press, Urbana : 2007.

Peace and bread in time of war /
ISBN: 0252070933 OCLC: 846496147

University of Illinois Press, Urbana : 2002.

Social application of religion.
ISBN: 1606081365 OCLC: 946305923

The Jane Addams reader /
ISBN: 0465019153 OCLC: 48033001

The long road of woman's memory /
ISBN: 0252027094 OCLC: 46790981

University of Illinois Press, Urbana : 2002.

"Wild rumors of a Devil Baby in Hull-House brought a flood of curiosity-seekers to Jane Addams's door. To her surprise, many of the most adamant about seeing the Devil Baby were older, working-class, immigrant women." "These women, as a rule rather withdrawn from the community, seemed to spring to life in response to this apocryphal story - and to be inspired to tell stories of their own. The tales they shared with Addams in the wake of the Devil Baby were more personal and revealing than any they had previously told her: stories of abusive mates, lost or neglectful children, and endless, ill-paid menial labor endured on behalf of loved ones. In response to these sometimes wrenching conversations, Addams wrote The Long Road of Woman's Memory, an extended musing on the role of memory and myth in women's lives." "Seen in the context of Addams's personal connection with these diverse women and their stories, her larger efforts to bring about equity and social justice appear all the more courageous and vital. Charlene Haddock Seigfried's new introduction sets Addams's observations in the context of pragmatist and feminist traditions."--BOOK JACKET.

The Spirit of Youth and the City Streets
ISBN: 9788893320962 OCLC: 935528728

The Spirit of Youth and the City Streets was published in 1930 by Jane Addams. This ebook contains a detailed bibliography including all the publications of the Author. This interactive digital edition includes: Interactive Notes and Chapters, News about the Author, News about the Book, a very interesting Tag cloud of the Book and a link to connect to the Goodreads community to ask questions and share comments and opinions.

Twenty years at Hull-House :
ISBN: 0486457494 OCLC: 82473349

Dover Publications, Mineola, N.Y. : 2008.

Women at the Hague :
ISBN: 0252071565 OCLC: 52268715

University of Illinois Press, Urbana : ©2003.

Writings on peace /
ISBN: 0826488544 OCLC: 76784560

 

 

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