Marking reformer Jane Addams's 150th birthday

September 6, 2010 9:14:28 AM PDT
Monday is the 150th anniversary of the birth of Jane Addams.

Addams was an advocate for labor rights, founder of the Hull House Association, and first American woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize.

Addams's 150th birthday will be officially marked in Chicago this Wednesday with a noon event at Daley Plaza.