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The Historical Connection Between Jane Addams & Kristin Lems

Today is Jane Addams Day in Illinois! In celebration, we’re taking look at the career of the fabulous musician, Kristin Lems, whose life and work is inextricably linked with Jane’s. 

Kristin Lems is a singer-songwriter, feminist, author,  and educator. Born in Evanston (Illinois), Kristin studied music from a young age, performing in choruses and orchestras.read more.

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Malvina Reynolds’ Songs Range from Lullaby to Political Protest

On the anniversary of the death of Malvina Reynolds in 1978, we’re taking the opportunity to celebrate her life!

Malvina Reynolds was an American folk singer-songwriter, probably best known for her 1962 song “Little Boxes.” Unlike the majority of female musicians, Malvina began her career later in life, returning to school at UC Berkeley and studying music theory in her mid-forties. read more.

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