Jane Addams

Standard Name: Addams, Jane


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Friends, Associates Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence
EPL met the American suffragist and social reformer Jane Addams when she lectured in Chicago, where she stayed at Addams's famous settlement, Hull House (founded in 1889).
Friends, Associates Charlotte Perkins Gilman
Her travels enabled her to meet [w]omen from all over the world, fine women, thoughtful progressive women!
Gilman, Charlotte Perkins. The Living of Charlotte Perkins Gilman. An Autobiography. Editor Lane, Ann J., University of Wisconsin Press.
They included Jane Addams , Mona Caird , Marie Stritt (who translated Women and Economics into German),...
Friends, Associates Augusta Gregory
While touring America, AG not only renewed her relationship with John Quinn and met Jane Addams , but also met Theodore Roosevelt , a great supporter of the Abbey, and President Taft .
Stevenson, Mary Lou Kohfeldt. Lady Gregory: The Woman Behind the Irish Renaissance. Atheneum.
Friends, Associates Mary Agnes Hamilton
MAH 's memoirs give detailed and affectionate pen-portraits of innumerable friends, made both at home and in many of the other countries she travelled or worked in. Many of her English friends are known names...
Intertextuality and Influence Adrienne Rich
In Culture and Anarchy (titled after the famous essay collection by Matthew Arnold , 1869 ), Rich mixes her own poetry with the words of nineteenth-century Anglo-American women writers Jane Addams , Susan B. Anthony
Intertextuality and Influence Olive Schreiner
To Vera Brittain and some of her contemporaries, Women and Labour was the Bible of the Women's Movement. It influenced the writings of many early-twentieth-century feminists, including historian Alice Clark and suffragette Constance Lytton
Occupation Constance Smedley
This building (just vacated by the Imperial Service Club was later exchanged for an even more spacious one at 138 Piccadilly. The London press in general warmly backed the new venture.
Smedley, Constance, and Maxwell Armfield. Crusaders. Chatto & Windus.
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politics Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence
She proceeded to speak in Washington and Chicago, and gave further addresses with Rosika Schwimmer , an organiser of and speaker for the International Suffrage Alliance .
Pethick-Lawrence, Emmeline. My Part in a Changing World. Hyperion.
The establishment of the Women's Peace Party
Travel Augusta Gregory
Their production of Synge 's The Playboy of the Western World caused a good deal of commotion. At New York a rowdy audience threw items such as eggs, potatoes, and watches at the actors. The...


15-21 June 1913: The Congress of the International Women's...

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15-21 June 1913

The Congress of the International Women's Suffrage Alliance was held at Budapest in Hungary.

28 April-1 May 1915: At the International Women's Peace Congress...

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28 April-1 May 1915

At the International Women's Peace Congress in The Hague, thirteen hundred women delegates from twelve countries founded the International Committee of Women for Permanent Peace ; it became the Women's International League for Peace...

1920: In the USA the American Civil Liberties Union...

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In the USA the American Civil Liberties Union was founded by Roger Baldwin , Crystal Eastman (who also co-founded several women's organizations), Albert DeSilver , and others. Its members included Jane Addams , Helen Gurley Flynn

10 December 1931: Jane Addams, US social feminist, was awarded...

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10 December 1931

Jane Addams , US social feminist, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize jointly with Nicholas Murray Butler .


Addams, Jane et al. Women at the Hague. University of Illinois Press, 2003.