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Baer, Gertrude


Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Jane Addams Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-001

A world-famous social reformer; co-founded the first settlement house in America in 1889; championed many causes on behalf of the urban poor, such as protection of immigrants, child labor laws, industrial safety, juvenile courts, and recognition of labor unions; a leading figure in the movement for international peace; awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931.

Dates: 1838-; Majority of material found within 1880-1935

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  • Subject: Women and peace X
  • Subject: Pacifists -- United States X
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