NY: Macmillan, 1930. First Edition. 8vo, pp. xiii, 413. Illustrated wtih drawings or woodcuts at chapter heads. Rust cloth, stamped in gilt. Partially unopened. Probably ex-library, with pocket and date slip removed; no stamps. Cover little scuffed, o/w VG. Item #54104
Jane Addams (1860-1935) settlement founder, social reformer and peace worker was born at Cedarville in north central Illinois. Her father was a Republican legislator and vigiorous abolitionist. She attended the Rockford Female Seminary and with Ellen Starr opened the Hull House Settlement House in 1889. She was President of the International Congress of Women (1919) was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize which she shared with Nicholas Murray Butler (1931).