On september 6, 1860 laura jane addams was born to sarah weber addams and john addams, the same year in which abraham lincoln ran for president ( 1971, ix) it has been noted that although both parents were very strong willed, neither had appreciation for the small things in life nor the arts her mother sarah. Early life jane addams, known prominently for her work as a social reformer, pacifist and feminist during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, was born laura jane addams on september 6, 1860, in cedarville, illinois the eighth of nine children born to an affluent state senator and businessman,. Introduction settlement house founder and peace activist jane addams (1860- 1935) was one of the most distinguished of the first generation of college- educated women, rejecting marriage and motherhood in favor of a lifetime commitment to the poor and social reform inspired by english reformers who intentionally. The assumption was that immigrants needed a higher life jane addams 1867 laura jane addams, born in 1860 in illinois, was a descendant of quakers her mother died in childbirth and her successful businessman father, a friend of abraham lincoln's, exuded a strong influence on her intellect growing up at the age of. In the decade before jane addams (named laura jane addams) was born, john addams had become the richest man in the county, built the largest home in presaging patterns in her later life, addams enjoyed the devotion of her peers at rockford while maintaining a distinctive aura of privacy and personal dignity.
00:01:00, unidentified speaker next on public lives jane adams and the dream of american democracy jean bethke a biography of the anti-war activist whole house founder and winner of the one nine hundred thirty one nobel prize for peace it's an hour and twenty five minutes hello and welcome. Explore ellen gradman's board chicago/hull house/jane addams on pinterest women in history--(laura) jane addams, social reformer we are constructing a digital map and chronology of events in jane addams life, starting with these have been culled from newspapers and her letters and writings.
Introduction 479 documents 9 feb 1887, to sarah alice addams haldeman 519 3 mar 1887, to laura shoemaker addams 521 3 apr 1887, to ellen gates starr 523 25 [and 28] apr 1888, to laura shoemaker addams 600 12 may 1888, to that documented jane addams's life and travels during the 1880s we also. Activist jane addams was born september 6, 1860 as a young woman, jane addams did not know what she wanted to do with her life born september 6, 1860, in cedarville, illinois, addams grew up in an era when women were expected to marry and raise children addams knew she wanted to do something different.
Laura jane addams was born in cedarville, illinois on september 6, 1860 addams lost her mother to childbirth at the age of two, and her father, john addams, was a prominentshow more content jane addams and her colleague, ellen gates starr, founded the most successful settlement house in the united states. Make research projects and school reports about jane addams easy with credible articles from our free, online encyclopedia and dictionary like dewey, addams had a deep and abiding faith in reforming society through a new kind of education–an education related to the lives and interests of the people it served.
Acknowledgement: the cover photograph as well as all other photos in this volume were taken from the jane addams memorial collection photo collection of the university of illinois—chicago library and twenty years at hull house, a book published by the macmillan company, new york, ny (1912), that granted. That very same year also saw the publication of a new edition of jane addams's autobiography twenty years at hull-house, complete with an introduction by historian henry steele commager this edition brought addams—a pragmatist in her own right and the founder of hull-house—back into the. Jane addams was born laura jane addams on 6 september 1860, in cedarville, illinois, near rockford and the wisconsin border she was the eighth child born, although only she, two sisters, and a brother survived to adulthood there were many factors in addams's young life that turned her toward a life of service.
Biography of one jane addams best friend written after julia lathrop's death as one of the four members of the inner circle at hull-house, julia lathrop played an instrumental role in the field of social reform for more than fifty years working tirelessly for women, children, immigrants and workers, she was the first head of. Addams, still filled with vague ambition, sank into depression, unsure of her future and feeling useless leading the conventional life expected of a well-to-do young woman she wrote long letters to her friend from rockford seminary, ellen gates starr, mostly about christianity and books but sometimes about her despair. (laura) jane addams (september 6, 1860-may 21, 1935) won worldwide recognition in the first third of the twentieth century as a pioneer social worker in addams, jane, a centennial reader, ed by e c johnson, with a prefatory note on jane addams' life by w l neumann and an introduction by william o douglas.
Introduction i am sure all of you know who george washington was and rosa parks but how about jane addams through the years i have been forgotten but i began many traditions in the united states that are still here today i am here to tell you how important my life was, especially for kids early life i, laura jane. Grade 6 up–the introduction asserts, today most people either don't know who jane addams was, or they have only a vague idea, but the number of books published about her, especially juvenile titles, suggests that she is not such an obscure figure what distinguishes this one is the broader context that the fradins. A short documentary of the life and work of jane addams, founder of hull house in chicago, illinois.
Ideas about education, it is therefore important to begin with a biographical sketch of her life section 11: addams' early years laura jane addams was born on september 6, 1860, in cedarville, illinois, to john huy addams, and sarah weber addams addams' family was wealthy and socially prominent her father was a. Laura jane addams was born on september 06, 1860 in cedarville, illinois, the youngest of four living children she was the elected president of wilpf at its founding in 1919, jane addams presided over the league's many international meetings and in 1929 was made the organization's honorary president for life. 1 biography laura jane addams was born on september 6, 1860 in cedarville, illinois, ten months after the publication of darwin's origin of the species, two months prior to the election of abraham lincoln to the presidency of the united states and seven months prior to the secession of the south from the union addams. She believed firmly that the health of american democracy required that each member of the society be allowed to fully develop themselves, and hull house was to be a center for the development of all who lived, visited, and engaged in its communal life laura jane addams was born in 1860 in cedarville, illinois, and.