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Deutsche Friedensgesellschaft Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Germany-Deutsche Friedensgesellschaft
Abstract

The Deutsche Friedensgesellschaft (German Peace Society) was founded in 1892 and still exists today as the Deutsche Friedensgesellschaft - Vereinigte Kriegsdienstgegnerinnen or DFG-VK.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1897-1991

Martha Freund-Hoppe Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Germany-Freund-Hoppe, Martha
Abstract

This collection is a rich trove of images and documentation (photographs, newspapers, magazine pictures, items of propaganda, and other material) about Germany in the midst of World War I gathered by Martha Freund-Hoppe during the war.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1914-1918

Alfred H. Fried Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Austria-Fried, Alfred H.
Abstract

Printed materials.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1895-1918

Ludwig Quidde Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Germany-Quidde, Ludwig
Overview

Ludwig Quidde, editor and historian, was elected president of the German Peace Society in 1914, a position he held for fifteen years. He was the winner of the 1927 Nobel Peace Prize, which he shared with Ferdinand Buisson of France.

Dates: 1881-1941

Helene Stöcker Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-035
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

Bertha von Suttner Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Austria-Suttner, Bertha von
Overview

Bertha von Suttner was an Austrian peace activist and intellectual, and the author of one of the first international bestselling novels focused on peace ("Lay Down Your Arms") published in 1891. In her life-long correspondence on peace matters with Alfred Nobel she urged him to establish a prize for peace. Von Suttner was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1905, the first woman to be thus recognized.

Dates: 1881-1917, 1993-1995

Wilhelm Söllmann Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-045
Overview Friedrich Wilhelm Sollmann (1881-1951), German labor leader, journalist, and Reichminister. Exiled from Germany in 1933, Sollmann sought refuge in the United States and eventually became an American citizen, adopting William F. Sollmann as his preferred form of address. Sollmann was a member of the German delegation to the Versailles Peace Treaty conference and he served as a representative to the Constitutional National Assembly at Weimar. In 1920 Sollmann was elected to the first of his...
Dates: 1901-1991

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Quidde, Ludwig, 1858-1941 3
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 2
Adenauer, Konrad, 1876-1967 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1