Jane Addams Hull-House Museum invites you to an Open House to celebrate Jane Addams’ birthday with cupcakes, a public tour, and a mini-temporary exhibition about suffrage in Illinois in 1913, seven years before the passage of the 19th Amendment.
Public Tour at 1:00PM Cupcakes until they last.
Jane Addams was the co-founder of the Hull-House Settlement, a pioneer social reformer, internationalist, feminist, and peace activist. In 1931, she became the first American woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. Addams and the residents of Hull-House advocated for public health, fair labor practices, full citizenship rights for immigrants, public education, recreational and public space, public arts, and free speech. We take the opportunity on her birthday to celebrate the Hull-House progressive tradition, but also offer an opportunity to look forward by honoring a contemporary feminist, crossing various boundaries to bring together people working on issues of peace broadly defined in the present day