Fact of the Week: November 18, 2015

Jane Addams was the second woman, and first American woman to receive a nobel peace prize. She worked to help the poor and to stop the use of children as industrial laborers. She ran Hull House in Chicago, a center which helped immigrants in particular. She also founded the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom in 1919.

Cite: http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/1931/addams-facts.html

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