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Jane Addams

(1860-1915)

 

—Rainbow Honor Walk —

 
Jane Addams Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, November 18, 2016
1. Jane Addams Marker
Inscription. Pioneer social reformer, activist for women's rights and world peace, public philosopher, author, first woman (sic) to receive the Nobel Peace Prize.
 
Erected 2014 by Rainbow Honor Walk.
 
Location. 37° 45.72′ N, 122° 26.112′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is on Castro Street near Market Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 432 Castro Street, San Francisco CA 94114, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Castro Street Historical Timeline (here, next to this marker); Virginia Woolf (within shouting distance of this marker); James Baldwin (within shouting distance of this marker); Tennessee Williams (within shouting distance of this marker); Harvey Milk (within shouting distance of this marker); The Rainbow Flag (within shouting distance of this marker); Officer Jane Warner (within shouting distance of this marker); Oscar Wilde (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
 
More about this marker. This marker is embedded in the sidewalk.
 
Regarding Jane Addams.
Jane Addams image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer
2. Jane Addams
Jane Addams was the first American woman to awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. The first woman was Baroness Bertha Sophie Felicita von Suttner in 1905.
 
Also see . . .  Jane Addams - Biographical -- Nobelprize.org. (Laura) Jane Addams (September 6, 1860-May 21, 1935) won worldwide recognition in the first third of the twentieth century as a pioneer social worker in America, as a feminist, and as an internationalist.... Publicly opposed to America's entry into the war, Miss Addams was attacked in the press and expelled from the Daughters of the American Revolution, but she found an outlet for her humanitarian impulses as an assistant to Herbert Hoover in providing relief supplies of food to the women and children of the enemy nations... (Submitted on November 20, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkCivil Rights
 
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By Vintage Postcard
3. Hull House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 20, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 154 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 20, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
 
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