How some women use their power. Jane Addams created Hull House in Chicago, the first "settlement house" to aid immigrants and poor people in the metropolis. She won the Nobel Peace Prize and sparked the profession of social work.

How some women use their power. Jane Addams created Hull House in Chicago, the first "settlement house" to aid immigrants and poor people in the metropolis. She won the Nobel Peace Prize and sparked the profession of social work.

Ellen Gates Starr (1859-1940) - Co-founder of Hull House with Jane Addams. Hull House  was an institution set up in the poor neighborhood of Chicago to provide services for recent immigrants - such as daycare and classes in music and literature. Advocate against child labor and social injustice. She was firmly anti-industrialization and follower of the Arts & Crafts Movement in the USA.

Ellen Gates Starr (1859-1940) - Co-founder of Hull House with Jane Addams. Hull House was an institution set up in the poor neighborhood of Chicago to provide services for recent immigrants - such as daycare and classes in music and literature. Advocate against child labor and social injustice. She was firmly anti-industrialization and follower of the Arts & Crafts Movement in the USA.

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.

Jane Adamms - social work reform, suffrage advocate & many other good works - 1st american woman to receive the nobel peace prize

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Jane Adamms - social work reform, suffrage advocate & many other good works - 1st american woman to receive the nobel peace prize

Florence Kelley (Sept 12, 1859 - Feb 17, 1932), mapped slum conditions, looking at the connections between immigration & poverty.  Her maps helped to show the need for action and changes.  Her reports along with the maps are more commonly known as the Hull House Maps and Papers.

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Florence Kelley (Sept 12, 1859 - Feb 17, 1932), mapped slum conditions, looking at the connections between immigration & poverty. Her maps helped to show the need for action and changes. Her reports along with the maps are more commonly known as the Hull House Maps and Papers.

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 (1860-1936) - First American woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. She was a leader in the Suffrage movement and co-founder (with Ellen Gates Starr) of Hull House, an institution set up in the poor neighborhood of Chicago to provide services for recent immigrants - such as daycare and classes in music and literature.

Jane Addams (1860-1936) - First American woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. She was a leader in the Suffrage movement and co-founder (with Ellen Gates Starr) of Hull House, an institution set up in the poor neighborhood of Chicago to provide services for recent immigrants - such as daycare and classes in music and literature.

The Devil Baby of Hull House. A kind of creepy story that started up in 1913 and soon took the city of Chicago by storm. Did Hull House at one time house a baby of the devil himself? http://www.theparanormalguide.com/blog/the-devil-baby-of-hull-house

The Devil Baby of Hull House. A kind of creepy story that started up in 1913 and soon took the city of Chicago by storm. Did Hull House at one time house a baby of the devil himself? http://www.theparanormalguide.com/blog/the-devil-baby-of-hull-house

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