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Documents the speech of Jane Addams seconding the nomination of Theodore Roosevelt and a letter from Roosevelt to Addams. The Progressive Party platform in 1912 included a number of labor related goals including: the prohibition of child labor, a…

Jane Addams, settlement founder, social reformer, suffragist and peace worker, was the first American woman to win a Nobel Prize, awarded in 1931. Addams participated in the founding of the NAACP as well as of the ACLU. She served as the first vice…
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