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Jane Addams

Jane Addams

Social reform leader Jane Addams was born in Cedarville, Illinois and she was one of the first women to graduate from Rockford College in 1882. She was the founder of Hull House in 1889 at Polk and Halsted Streets in Chicago where many poor people got a rudimentary education in music and the arts or other skills and trades. Benny Goodman first took music lessons at Hull House.

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