US 1940 Social worker Laura Jane Addams 10c. Scott. 878

US 1940 Social worker Laura Jane Addams 10c. Scott. 878

Series: Famous Americans Issue - Scientists

Issued date: 26-04-1940 (dd/mm/yyyy)
Face value: 10c.

Emission: Commemorative
Watermark: No Watermark

Catalogue No:-
Scott (USA): 878
Stanley Gibbons (UK): 875
Michel (Germany): 474
Yvert et Tellier (France): 437

Dimensions (height x width):
29mm x 26mm

Printer: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Print Method: Rotary press

Stamp Colors: Dark brown
Perforation: Perf 10 x 11

Themes: Scientist, Famous People

Total print: 15,112,580 (estimate)

Description:- Laura Jane Addams (1860-1935) was an American settlement activist, reformer, social worker, sociologist, public administrator, and author. She was an important leader in the history of social work and women's suffrage in the United States and advocated for world peace. She co-founded Chicago's Hull House, one of America's most famous settlement houses. In 1910, Addams was awarded an honorary master of arts degree from Yale University, becoming the first woman to receive an honorary degree from the school. In 1920, she was a co-founder of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).