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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

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-043
Abstract Includes minutes, resolutions and general historical records; anniversary celebrations, committee minutes, literature and releases; office files from the legislative office, the finance and the executive director; includes miscellaneous records from branches, including New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, among others; a large correspondence file includes general office correspondence as well as that of the National Organizational Secretary, the Washington Legislative Secretary, and others;...
Dates: 1915-2019

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  • Names: Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section X
  • Names: Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 X

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Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Women Nobel Prize winners -- History -- Sources 1
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Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Balch, F. V. (Francis Vergnies), 1839-1898 1
Balch, Francis Noyes, 1873- 1
Bates, Katharine Lee, 1859-1929 1