This category lists pages and sites about Jane Addams (September 6, 1860 – May 21, 1935)in Cedarville, Illinois, Addams won the Nobel Peace Prize and was a founder of the U.S. Settlement House Movement.
All sites listed here are suitable for children and teens to read and use for enjoyment and/or for schoolwork. Please suggest only sites appropriate for children under the age of 18.
Biographical introduction with articles about her work and ideas.
Biography for the activist, social worker, author, and Nobel Peace Prize winner, from the library's Open Collections Program.
Short biography, detailed time line and photo essay about Jane Addams.
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931. Includes biography, photograph and presentation speech.
Paper written by advanced seminar student Nicolle Bettis, with a focus on intellectual contributions and the unique impact and special problems that being female had on Addams’ career.
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