Anecdotes: Philanthropists & Humanitarians

Interesting, amusing, or biographical incidents about philanthropists and humanitarians.
Jane Addams

In 1900 the Daughters of the American...

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Andrew Carnegie

Andrew Carnegie was a generous supporter of...

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Mahatma Gandhi

Gandhi gave a lecture to a select gathering of...

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Isabella Stewart Gardner

Isabella Stewart of New York never thought...

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Mother Teresa

Excerpt from an interview with Martin...

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Albert Schweitzer

On a train journey in the American Midwest,...

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