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Jane Addams Resources

Sources about Jane Addams are plentiful when you know where to look. Below are some suggested websites.

Jane Addams Papers Project 

Archives

Photographs

Audio and Video

Museums

  • The Jane Addams-Hull-House Museum.  The museum preserves and develops the original Hull-House site for the interpretation and continuation of the historic settlement house vision, linking research, education, and social engagement.
  • The Cedarville Area Historical Society.  Local history collection featuring items, documents, and photos dealing with Cedarville native Jane Addams.  Education programs conducted each season.

Related Organizations

  • Jane Addams Peace Association. The Jane Addams Peace Association was founded in 1948 “to foster a better understanding between the people of the world toward the end that wars may be avoided and a more lasting peace enjoyed.”
  • Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF).WILPF is an international non-governmental organization that brings together women from around the world who are united in working for peace by non-violent means and promoting political, economic and social justice for all.
  • Jane Addams School of Social Work. University of Illinois, Chicago, carries forward the mission of Jane Addams, focusing on: serving at-risk urban populations, engaging with marginalized communities, carrying out research and disseminating knowledge, and promoting leadership in the practice of social work.
  • National Association of Social Workers. The largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.

Encyclopedia of Chicago

Theodore Roosevelt Center

FBI Records: The Vault

Social Welfare History Project

Nobel Prize.org

Philosophy

Harvard Open Collections

University of Illinois, Chicago