A short biography of Jane Addams written in easy-to-read English for younger readers. Jane Addams was called the "beloved lady" of American reform. She was a social worker, reformer, and pacifist. One of her most important accomplishments was to create a settlement house, a center that provides services to members of a poor community. Addams founded the most famous settlement house in American history, Hull House, in Chicago, Illinois. She won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931.