Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The collection includes correspondence (1870-1935), speeches and publications by Jane Addams (some in manuscript form), articles about and other papers relating to Jane Addams, an extensive file of newspaper clippings, and a subject file of reference material used by Addams. There are also diary and engagement calendars, passports, visiting cards, reviews of her books, the Nobel Peace Prize medal, photographs, and family papers, particularly those of her father, John Huy Addams (1822?-1881)....
Abstract Emily Greene Balch (1867-1961) was the second U.S. woman to have won the Nobel Peace Prize. Balch embarked on her academic career in the economics and sociology department at Wellesley College. Balch's extracurricular work with the Women's Trade Union League and opposition to World War I resulted in dismissal from Wellesley, and thereafter she helped lead the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Called a "Citizen of the World," Balch worked for peace throughout her life--through...
Overview Peoples Mandate to Governments to End War was an international campaign begun on September 6, 1935, by the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom to express such overwhelming opposition to war that governments would not dare resort to it as a means of solving disputes between nations. By the end of the decade the Peoples Mandate became an independent organization, headed by Mabel Vernon, and focused on peace and connections between women and women's organizations in the Americas.