Examine the life and legacy of the health, labor, and immigrant rights reformer Grace Abbott in this resource from Unladylike2020. Born into a progressive family of abolitionists and suffragettes in Nebraska, Abbott made it her life’s work to help those in need—focusing on fighting for the rights of children, recent immigrants, and new mothers and their babies. Support materials include a digital short, vocabulary and discussion questions.
Grace Abbott: Health, Labor, and Immigrant Rights Reformer
Portrait of Grace Abbott by artist Amelie Chabannes.
Social Worker Grace Abbott | Unladylike2020 | American Masters | PBS