Blog Posts - Jane Addams



FAITH IN NEW POSSIBILITIES & COURAGE TO ADVOCATE THEM

JFK+50:  Volume 7, No. 2155JANE ADDAMS: FIRST AMERICAN WOMAN TO WIN NOBEL PEACE PRIZEChicago, Illinois (JFK+50) Eighty-five years ago today, December 10, 1931, Jane Addams* became the first American woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize.
by JFK+50 on Dec 10, 2016

For Women’s History Month – books by American women that changed the world

The Yellow Wallpaper is especially important to me because I struggled greatly with depression and mental illness during four years of physical confinement within a very patriarchal marriage. Read it in full here. Also, Jane Addams is especially a he...
by Scholars & Rogues on Mar 15, 2015

For Women’s History Month – women who have won the Nobel Peace Prize, part one

Women working for peace are always especially near and dear to my heart! Here are some winners of the Nobel Peace Prize. Since there are seventeen of them, I will present about half today and half tomorrow. Oh, before I … Continue reading ͛...
by Scholars & Rogues on Mar 13, 2015

Catching Up With History at Jane Addams’ Hull-House

“A made-for-TV movie seen thirty-seven years ago, and now I’m finally here,” I marveled, standing in the entryway of the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum in Chicago. I was still in high school when I saw Mary White, about the daughter...
by Perceptive Travel Blog on Jul 17, 2014

Jane Addams Quotes | Inspirational Thoughts, Sayings, Proverbs

Jane Addams was a pioneer settlement social worker, public philosopher, sociologist, author, and leader in women’s suffrage and world peace. In his own way each man must struggle, lest the moral law become a far-off abstraction utterly separate...
by Life Motivational Thoughts on Apr 26, 2014

La alexitimia en los problemas psicológicos y las adicciones

La alexitimia se ha visto que es un factor que acompaña en adultos al consumo excesivo y continuado de alcohol, ¿pero afectará de igual forma a los más jóvenes?
by Novedades en Psicología on Apr 8, 2014

Happy Social Work Month

By Rachel L. West The Political Social Worker Happy Social Work Month. Also Happy Women’s History Month. I am going to be laying low for …The post Happy Social Work Month appeared first on The Political Social Worker.
by The Political Social Worker on Mar 3, 2014

Today's Google Doodle Honors Nobel Prize Winner Jane Addams

Today's Google Doodle is a colorful tribute to Jane Addams (Sept. 6, 1860 – May 21, 1935), the famed social worker who, in 1931, became the first woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. Addams also rose to prominence as a co-founder of Chicago...

Today's Google Doodle Honors Nobel Prize Winner Jane Addams

Today, Google is honoring social activist and Hull House co-founder Jane Addams with a doodle on their homepage. Addams, who was one of the most influential reformers of the progressive era, was given the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931 – the first Ameri...

Today's Google Doodle Honors Nobel Prize Winner Jane Addams

The life of Jane Addams held its share of ironic twists and social contradictions, yet the woman herself was clear and straight of purpose when it came to caring for the poor and sick and needy; seeking women's suffrage and their greater social...


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