Jane Addams (1860-1935), known as the «mother» of social work, was a pioneer American settlement activist, public philosopher, sociologist, protestor, author, and leader in women's suffrage and world peace. In 1931 she became the first American woman to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize and is recognized as the founder of the social work profession in the United States.
Democracy and Social Ethics
The Spirit of Youth and the City Streets
A New Conscience and An Ancient Evil
Why Women Should Vote
Twenty Years at Hull-House