World War, 1914-1918 -- Peace -- Sources
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Overview On December 4, 1915, Henry Ford and over one hundred delegates and reporters left Hoboken, New Jersey, aboard the steamship Oscar II bound for Norway, and an itinerary of peace meetings in nonbelligerant Europe. The purpose of the Henry Ford Peace Expedition was the establishment of a conference of neutral nations which would seek to implement peace proposals through continuous mediation. Although Ford left the expedition at Christiana (Oslo) for health reasons, the delegation visited European...
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-League to Enforce Peace
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-McDowell, Mary Stone
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-National Conference of Labor, Socialist-Radical Movements
Overview The People's Council of America for Democracy and Peace grew out of the First American Conference for Democracy and Terms of Peace, held in New York, May 1917. It was organized to work for an early and liberal peace at the end of the World War. It favored world organizations, and disapproved of conscription. Officers were Louis Lochner, Emily Greene Balch, Rebecca Shelley, Scott Nearing, David Starr Jordan, Crystal Eastman, Eugene Debs, John Haynes Holmes, Henry W.L. Dana, Max Eastman, and...
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Union of Democratic Control
Overview The Union of Democratic Control was founded in 1914 in London, England by an alliance of radical Liberal Party and Independent Labour Party members to protest Britain's decision to enter World War I. It became a well-respected and internationally known research organization, publishing many pamphlets about British national and colonial affairs. It was disbanded in 1966.