ALL ABOUT  GRACE ABBOTT  1878-1939
BY JAIME

Grace Abbott was born November 17, 1878 in Grand Island ,Nebraska.  Her dad, Othman, was a lawyer and a  politician. Her mom, Elizabeth Griffin, a high school principal.  

Grace Abbott wrote a book called The Child and the State that helped stop child labor .

Grace Abbott believed that no little girl should work all day to raise money for her family. She should be at school learning.

Grace Abbott was named second Chief of the Children’s Bureau (1921–1934)

Grace Abbott passed away  in 1939 when she was 61.

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