Rutherford H. Platt: Why Jane Addams' moral compass is needed today
In 1931, Addams was the first American woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize (shared with Nicholas Murray Butler). Hull House was well represented in the New Deal by such Addams disciples as Frances Perkins, Harold Ickes, and Rex Tugwell.
Born Sept. 6: Jane Addams
Linn's Stamp News
Social activist and author Jane Addams, who shared the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931 with peace activist Nicholas Murray Butler, was born Sept. 6, 1860, in Cedarville, Ill. Addams' life was devoted to helping the poor, and she founded Hull House in Chicago ...
10 Americans who've won the Nobel Peace Prize
Constitution Daily (blog)
Jane Addams (1931). She shared the award with Nicholas Murray Butler. Addams was a leading figure in pacifist movements internationally. 4. Emily Greene Balch (1946). Balch had worked with Addams on peace efforts during World War I. After she won the ...
Today in history for Dec. 10, 2015
KATC Lafayette News
In 1931, Jane Addams became the first American woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize; the co-recipient was Nicholas Murray Butler. In 1948, the U.N. General Assembly adopted its Universal Declaration on Human Rights. In 1950, Ralph J. Bunche ...