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Baer, Gertrude

 Person

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Jane Addams Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-001
Overview

A world-famous social reformer; co-founded the first settlement house in America in 1889; championed many causes on behalf of the urban poor, such as protection of immigrants, child labor laws, industrial safety, juvenile courts, and recognition of labor unions; a leading figure in the movement for international peace; awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931.

Dates: 1838-; Majority of material found within 1880-1935

Devere Allen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-053
Abstract

Author, editor, journalist and lecturer; advocate of internationalist pacifism; influential member of the Socialist Party in the 1930s; genealogist; recorder of Rhode Island history and lore; named Harold Devere Allen.

Dates: 1809-1978; Majority of material found within 1910-1955

Anna Melissa Graves Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-015
Abstract

Anna Melissa Graves was a writer, teacher, world traveler, and internationalist. From the 1920s to the 1940s Graves traveled through Africa, Central and South America, China, Europe, and the Middle East. She taught school in many of these places and maintained a voluminous correspondence with the teachers, acquaintances, and former students she met on her travels.

Dates: 1919-1953

Hannah Clothier Hull Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-016
Abstract Hannah Clothier Hull (1872-1958), was one of the founders of the Woman's Peace Party and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. She served as a national officer of the WILPF for nearly forty years. Hull was also active in other social reform movements. A member of a well-to-do Quaker family, Hannah Clothier graduated from Swarthmore College in 1891. She first worked at a Philadelphia settlement house and then entered the graduate program in social work at Bryn Mawr College....
Dates: 1889-1958

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  • Subject: Peace -- History -- Sources X
  • Subject: Pacifists -- United States X
  • Subject: Pacifists -- United States X

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Women and peace -- History -- Sources 3
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Chicago (Ill.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century 1
Connecticut -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950 -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- History -- Sources 1
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Disarmament -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- History -- Sources 1
Feminists -- United States 1
Feminists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Internationalists -- History -- Sources 1
Journalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Labor movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Lecturers -- United States -- Biography -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- United States 1
Peace -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Periodical editors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peru -- Politics and government -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Political refugees -- Germany -- History -- Sources 1
Quaker women -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Social reformers -- United States 1
Social settlements -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- Sources 1
Socialist parties -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Suffragists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Women -- Suffrage -- History -- Sources 1
Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Women pacifists -- History -- Sources 1
Women pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Women political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Women social reformers -- United States 1
Women social reformers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 1
World tomorrow (Periodical) 1
Young democracy (Periodical) 1
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 1
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