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Ad·dams

 (ăd′əmz), Charles Samuel 1912-1988.
American cartoonist known for the macabre humor and Gothic settings of his cartoons, many of which first appeared in the New Yorker.

Addams

, Jane 1860-1935.
American social reformer and pacifist who founded Hull House (1889), a care and education center for the poor of Chicago. She shared the 1931 Nobel Peace Prize.

Addams

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(Biography) Jane. 1860–1935, US social reformer, feminist, and pacifist, who founded Hull House, a social settlement in Chicago: Nobel peace prize 1931

Ad•dams

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Jane, 1860–1935, U.S. social worker: Nobel peace prize 1931.
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Allen served as pro bono legal counsel to WILPF and the Jane Addams Peace Association for years.
Following various definitions of what constitutes a social problem and a history of applied sociology in relation to social problems and experiential service learning--Hull House's Jane Addams is cited as a pioneer, sociologists Dolgon (Stonehill College, Easton, Massachusetts) and Baker (Walthers State Community College, Morristown, Tennessee) address issues of inequality, justice, and globalization.
Some of the professions founders such as Jane Addams in the United States and Beatrice Webb in Britain were tireless in their efforts to promote positive social change through political engagement.
The cause of child care was further undermined at the turn of the century by leaders in social work and social welfare such as Jane Addams, Florence Kelley, Sophonisba Breckenridge and Edith Abbott, who believed that child care created its own problems of delinquent and maladjusted children.
A Useful Woman: The Early Life of Jane Addams, by Gioia Diliberto.
One person suffered life-threatening injuries Friday morning in a four-vehicle collision on the westbound Jane Addams Memorial Tollway near the Elmhurst Road exit.
In late April in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Ann Carpenter, children's librarian and this year's chair of the Jane Addams Children's Book Award (JACBA) selection committee, live-streamed an announcement of the 2015 winners.
Scenes were shot Thursday morning at the Zurich North America headquarters at the northwest corner of Meacham Road and the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway.
Eleanor Smith's Hull House Songs: The Music of Protest and Hope in Jane Addams's Chicago
Rockford, Illinois is home to Jane Addams' Alma Mater, then Rockford Female Seminary but now Rockford University.
Myrtilla Miner was one of those amazing women, like Jane Addams, who saw wrong and fought to correct it.
Chicago, IL, November 04, 2016 --(PR.com)-- American Association of University Women-Illinois (AAUW-IL) and Illinois Woman's Press Association (IWPA) are proud to announce the 10th Annual Jane Addams Day Celebration.