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Friendship Train
Friendship Train
a privately-organized operation that collected and sent 8 million pounds of food to France and Italy

Edith Abbott
Edith Abbott
co-founder of the first university-based graduate school of social work

Jane Addams
(Laura) Jane Addams
founder of the first settlement house in America

Peter Cooper
Peter Cooper
inventor of the steam-powered locomotive, financier of the first transatlantic telegraph cable, and founder of the Cooper Union

Dorothea Lynde Dix
Dorothea Lynde Dix
the first female lobbyist of more than local significance

Lillian D. Wald
Lillian D. Wald
founder of Henry Street Settlement House

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