Today's Google logo celebrates Jane Addams, a woman of many disciplines, including social worker, peace activist, settlement house founder, suffragist and author. Included in her extensive list of accomplishments, Addams was the first American woman awarded a Nobel Peace Prize.
The Google logo illustrates Addams' civic-minded roles, highlighting Hull House, a settlement house co-founded by Addams with Ellen Gates Starr located on the west side of Chicago.
Born September 6, 1860 in Cedarville, Illinois, Addams attended Rockford Female Seminary and studied medicine for one year at the Univ [...]
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