Jane Addams

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American activist, sociologist and writer

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According to Wikipedia, Laura Jane Addams was an American settlement activist, reformer, social worker, sociologist, public administrator, and author. She was an important leader in the history of social work and women's suffrage in the United States. Addams co-founded Chicago's Hull House, one of America's most famous settlement houses, providing extensive social services to poor, largely immigrant families. In 1910, Addams was awarded an honorary master of arts degree from Yale University, becoming the first woman to receive an honorary degree from the school. In 1920, she was a co-founder of the American Civil Liberties Union .

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Jane Addams is most known for their academic work in the field of social work. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of political science, communications, philosophy, and literature.

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