Rolland, Romain, 1866-1944
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-France-Rolland, Romain
Overview Romain Rolland was a French pacifist intellectual who opposed World War I. He won the 1915 Nobel Prize for Literature. He helped introduce teachings of Gandhi to the West, opposed fascism, and supported the Popular Front.
Overview Dr. Helene Stöcker (1869-1943) was one of the first woman students to enter a German University. In the 1920s she helped found Germany's first woman suffrage organization, and later the Bund für Mutterschutz (Protection of Motherhood). Dr. Stöcker immigrated to the United States in 1941 under the sponsorship of friends and colleagues in the peace movement.
Dates: 1897-1994; Majority of material found within 1913-1943