Jane Addams (Social Activist)

addams.jpgJane Addams spent her life as a social reformer and peace activist.

She started an American settlement house movement to provide help for the poor, she also fought against child labor, infant mortality and dangerous workplaces.

Addams was Founder of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, she won the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1931.

Related Links:

Noble Prize - Jane Addams
Great American Women - Jane Addams