An Eye for an Eye

Simone de Beauvoir explains why she refused to call for ...


Jane Addams

Jane Addams (1860–1935), labor organizer, social reformer, and peace advocate, was the most important woman of the Progressive Era.  Her benevolence and altruism was concretized in Hull-House, the Chicago settlement house that she founded in the midst of an immigrant neighborhood in 1889.  Her work made her the best-known woman in America during the first decade of the twentieth century and certainly one of the most admired.