It's your world
tags: settlement houses, social reform, women, immigrants, poverty, education, activism, social Christian movement
Addams was a co-founder of Chicago's Hull House, a social Christian, and a leader in the women's suffrage and peace movements. She was the first American woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize.
tags: history, women, social reform, organizing
On November 30, 1854, "Fighting Mary" Eliza McDowell, also known as the "Angel of the Stockyards," was born in Chicago.
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