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Jane Addams, a biography

James Weber Linn

Jane Addams, a biography

by James Weber Linn

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Published by D. Appleton-Century Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Addams, Jane, -- 1860-1935,
  • Hull House (Chicago, Ill.)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby James Weber Linn.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 457 p., [16] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages457
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13530165M
    OCLC/WorldCa25119625

    Those interested in the story of how Jane Addams became a great leader will want to read this book. Jane Addams: Spirit in Action () is a full life biography from her birth in until her death in It traces her emergence as a political leader and tells what she was able to accomplish in collaboration with many allies and the price. Genre/Form: Biographies History Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Linn, James Weber, Jane Addams; a biography. New York, Greenwood.

    Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Named Person: Jane Addams; Jane Addams: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: James Weber Linn; Carrie Chapman Catt; National American Woman Suffrage Association Collection (Library of Congress). I give the book three stars because it leaves important facts out and has inaccuracies, or at least inconsistencies with what Wikipedia provides about Jane Addams' life. Wagoner never names Addams' affliction, but in Wagoner's book her father and housekeeper speculate when Jane is four or five I enjoyed the childhood biography series very much /5.

    As Louise W. Knight's lucid biography shows, she spent her youth subordinating her desire for independence and meaningful work to society's notion of proper conduct for the dutiful daughter of an.   “This biography brims with upbeat energy as the spirited woman sets out to change the system—an energy amplified by Rebecca Gibbon's bright folk art-styled pictures.” —The Washington Post on Elizabeth Leads the Way. From the Publisher. 09/01/ K-Gr 2—This charming picture book details the life of social worker and activist Jane : Henry Holt and Co. (BYR).


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James Weber Linn's "Jane Addams: A Biography" is the story of the first American woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. The founder of the Settlement House Movement, she was famous for her nonviolent activism and socially progressive policies during the late s and early by: Jane Addams; a Biography on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(3).

James Weber Linn's "Jane Addams: A Biography" is the story of the first American woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. The founder of the Settlement House Movement, she was famous for her nonviolent activism and socially progressive policies during the late s and early s/5(3).

Jane Addams is best known as the founder of Hull-House, one of this country's first settlement houses, in the immigrant heart of late Victorian Chicago. This biography chronicles her privileged childhood in rural Illinois, her thirst for a first-class education, and her search for purpose and self-fulfillment, although constrained by notions of the proper role for by: Linn's biography is based on Addams's personal papers, which she turned over to him before she died: files of her manuscripts, published and unpublished, along with all of her letters and papers, from her first valentine to her last speech/5(5).

Linn's biography is based on Addams's personal papers, which she turned over to him before she died: files of her manuscripts, published and unpublished, along with all of her letters and papers. Jane Addams, American social reformer and pacifist, cowinner of the Nobel Prize for Peace in She is best known as a cofounder (with Ellen Gates Starr) of Hull House in Chicago, one of the first social settlements in North America, which was established to aid needy immigrants.

Jane Addams, known prominently for her work as a social Jane Addams, pacifist and feminist during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, was born Laura Jane Addams on September 6,in Born: The House That Jane built is a Historical Biography of Jane Addams.

It is an inspirational story about the life and work of First American woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize. This book is packed with information and would be an inspiration for any of my students.

It is also a great book to point out character traits to aspire to/5. xi pages, 1 leaf, pages 23 cm Jane Addams's father -- A "different" child -- Rockford College -- What shall she do. -- She finds a way -- Hull House begins -- Six women -- Ethics in politics -- Work for children -- Growth -- Widening influences -- A decade of writing -- Suffrage and progressivism -- Pacifism -- "Continuous mediation" -- Standing alone -- The Congress of Women -- Post-war.

Mary Jo Deegan, in her book Jane Addams and the Men of the Chicago School, was the first person to recover Addams influence on Sociology. Deegan's work has led to recognition of Addams' place in : Nobel Peace Prize ().

Jane Addams is best known as the founder of Hull-House, one of this country's first settlement houses, in the immigrant heart of late Victorian Chicago.

This biography chronicles her privileged. Jane Addams: A Biography Jane Addams is best known as the founder of Hull-House, one of this country's first settlement houses, in the immigrant heart of late Victorian Chicago. This biography chronicles her privileged childhood in rural Illinois, her thirst for a first-class education, Author: James Weber Linn.

For her own aspiration to rid the world of war, Jane Addams created opportunities or seized those offered to her to advance the cause. In she gave a course of lectures at the University of Wisconsin summer session which she published the next year as a book, Newer Ideals of Peace.

The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Jane Addams (Addams, Jane, ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article. Addams, Jane,contrib.: Atlantic Classics (second series; Boston: The Atlantic Monthly Co., c), ed.

by Ellery Sedgwick, also contrib. by Henry Childs Merwin, William Beebe, Samuel McChord Crothers, Robert M. Gay, Jean Kenyon. Jane Addams () was a leading statesperson in an era when few imagined such possibilities for women.

In this fresh interpretation, the first full biography of Addams in nearly forty years, Louise W. Knight shows Addams's boldness, creativity, and tenacity as she sought ways to put the ideals of democracy into by: In Jane Addams: Pioneer for Social Justice, Cornelia Meigs creates a biography and a social history of the United States.

The book documents the life of Addams, interwoven with the political and. Jane Addams Biography Jane Addams was an American social and political activist, who worked especially for the welfare of women and children.

This biography offers a detailed account of this Nobel laureate’s profile, childhood, life and timeline. Jane Addams is best known as the founder of Hull-House, one of this country's first settlement houses, in the immigrant heart of late Victorian Chicago. This biography chronicles her privileged childhood in rural Illinois, her thirst for a first-class education, and her search for purpose and self-fulfillment, although constrained by notions of the proper role for females.

It chronicles Addams. A short biography of Jane Addams written in easy-to-read English for younger readers. Jane Addams was called the "beloved lady" of American reform. She was a social worker, reformer, and pacifist. One of her most important accomplishments was to create a settlement house, a center that provides services to members of a poor : NOOK Book (Ebook).

A Biography One of the finest--and most complete--biographies of Jane Addams ever written Jane Addams is most widely remembered as a founder of Hull House, but her social vision extended far beyond Chicago's Halsted Street.Jane Addams was born in Cedarville, Illinois, on September 6, She was the eighth child of John Huy Addams, a successful miller, banker, and landowner.

She did not remember her mother, who died when she was three years old. She was devoted to and deeply influenced by her father.Jane Addams, –, American social worker, b. Cedarville, Ill., grad. Rockford College, Inwith Ellen Gates Starr, she founded Hull House in Chicago, one of the first social settlements in the United States (see settlement house).Based on the university settlements begun in England by Samuel Barnett, Hull House served as a community center for the neighborhood poor and later.