Addams Signature

Related and Recommended Websites

Other documentary editing projects in women’s history

The Emma Goldman Papers Project, University of California, Berkeley

The Margaret Sanger Papers Project, Department of History, New York University

The Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony Papers Project, Rutgers University.

The Eleanor Roosevelt and Human Rights Project, Department of History, George Washington University


Museums and conference centers

The Jane Addams Hull-House Museum at the University of Illinois, Chicago. Includes Hull-House conference information, online exhibits, sources about Jane Addams’s life, and other resources on Addams and the settlement house movement.


Selected major archival repositories with original manuscripts, photographs, and other sources on the life of Jane Addams

The Jane Addams Memorial Collection, University of Illinois, Chicago

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA. Use this link for access to the Swarthmore College Peace Collection Online Photographic Exhibits on Jane Addams and the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom

The Sophia Smith Collection, Smith College, Northampton, MA


The ongoing legacy of Jane Addams in social work and peace activism - get involved!


The Jane Addams College of Social Work at the University of Illinois, Chicago

Hull-House Association, Chicago, Illinois

Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (U.S.)

Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (International)

Peace Women Network

Jane Addams Peace Association


Further resources

The Nobel e-Museum (online profiles of recipients of the Nobel Prize for Peace)

American Women’s History: A Research Guide--Peace Movement

Urban Experience in Chicago