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Emily Greene Balch Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-006
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...
Dates: 1842-1961; Majority of material found within 1875 - 1961

Katherine Devereux Blake Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Blake, Katherine Devereux
Abstract Katherine Devereux Blake was a suffragist and peace activist through the first half of the twentieth century. She was a member of the Ford Peace Expedition in 1915-1916, served on the national board of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and its international executive board, and was the chief speaker for the Disarmament Caravan, which toured 9,000 miles in 1931.
Dates: 1911-1950

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  • Names: Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section X
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Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Women Nobel Prize winners -- History -- Sources 1
Women and peace 1
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Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Balch, F. V. (Francis Vergnies), 1839-1898 1
Balch, Francis Noyes, 1873- 1