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Addams, Jane

Etymology: 1860-1935
an American social reformer. In Chicago in 1889 she founded Hull House, one of the first social settlements in the United States, where volunteers from many disciplines, including nursing, lived and worked in their professions. She played a central role in most of the social reforms of her time and provided inspiration to those in the nursing profession who were striving to establish high educational standards and better working conditions. She was co-recipient of the Nobel peace prize in 1931.
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Performances of "The Addams Family'' will be held at 8 p.
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For Hewitt, that split is apparent in a striking misreading Jane Addams makes of a passage from De Quincey's The English MailCoach.
Jane Addams (1860-1935) remains, by all accounts, the most famous and influential social worker this country has produced.
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Part one is concerned with the classical social theorists including Marx, Durkheim and Weber but interestingly Lemert also includes an except from the writings of Jane Addams who is seldom regarded as a theoretician.
Jane Addams High School, located at 900 Tinton Ave.
In response to this call from the community, the Jane Addams Juvenile Court Foundation has procured volunteer attorneys willing to facilitate with this procedure.
Peggy Cervantes' Waging Peace: The Story Of Jane Addams (1931798400) provides well over a hundred pages covering the life and achievements of a woman resolved to help those in poverty.
Unfortunately the folks in Halloween town have fashioned a bag full of gifts only the kids in the Addams Family would like.