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Addams in LGBT Hall of Fame
2017-04-26

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Jane Addams was inducted into the Chicago LGBT Hall of Fame in 2008. When Addams founded Hull-House, her close companion in life and work was Ellen Gates Starr. They built Hull-House together. By the mid-1890s, Starr left full-time residence at Hull-House with Addams, and Mary Rozet Smith, a donor to Hull-House, had become Addams's personal companion. Smith and Addams remained together the rest of their lives. For more about Addams, Starr, and Smith, read Women Building Chicago, books.google.com/books/about/Women_Building_Chicago_1790_1990.html .

Related feature: www.windycitymediagroup.com/lgbt/Twenty-years-at-Hull-House/58949.html .


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