Visionary Historical

Visionary Historical (HM1VXW)

Location: Chicago, IL 60616 Cook County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 51.433', W 87° 37.3'

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Jane Addams

Social Philosopher Jane Addams envisioned a peaceful world community based on cooperation, mutual understanding, and acceptance of differences. Pragmatist She advocated the participation of all citizens n the creation of a just and democratic social order. Writer She authored eleven books and hundreds of articles. Lecturer A compelling public speaker, she drew upon he experience at Hull-House as a touchstone for larger social concerns. Defender Committed to civil liberty, she deplored violence, stressed compassion and multicultural understanding, and promoted a vision that valued life over death and liberty over coercion.

Sculpture Garden

Memorial This first monument in Chicago to a woman is dedicated to Jane Addams and the many she served. Symbols It depicts different ages of mankind — gentle baby, vulnerable child, able adult, aging parent. Hands Comforting, helping, strong in solidarity, the hands recall Addams' words: "Perhaps nothing is so fraught with significance as the human hand...." Gift of the B. F. Ferguson Fund of the Art Institute of Chicago, established in 1902 to honor great figures or events in American History.
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Date Added Saturday, November 26th, 2016 at 5:06pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)31N E 166021 N 0
Decimal Degrees41.85721667, -87.62166667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 51.433', W 87° 37.3'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 51' 25.98" N, 87° 37' 18" W
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Area Code(s)312, 773, 630
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1809 S Indiana Ave, Chicago IL 60616, US
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