Emergency Peace Federation Collected Records
The Emergency Peace Federation was organized to oppose U.S. drift into the the first world war. In July 1917 the Federation merged with the People's Council of America for Democracy and Peace.
- Emergency Peace Federation (U.S.) (Organization)
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Materials are in English.
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The Emergency Peace Federation was organized by George Foster Peabody, Louis P. Lochner, and Lella Secor Florence, and assisted by Emily Greene Balch, William I. Hull, David Starr Jordan, and Fanny Garrison Villard in the first years of World War I. It was a hastily assembled peace coalition that sought to oppose U.S. drift into the war. EPF members promoted the idea of a lasting and durable peace and encouraged President Woodrow Wilson to mediate between warring nations. In July 1917 the Federation merged with the People's Council of America for Democracy and Peace.
0.42 Linear Feet (5 linear in.)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Todd Pfannestiel, 2003 [Acc. 03A-048].
Copyright has not been transferred to the Swarthmore College Peace Collection. Copyright has been retained by the creators/authors (or their descendants), in this collection, as stipulated by United States copyright law. Please contact the SCPC Curator for further information.
Processed by, and finding aid created by, Anne M. Yoder, Archivist.
- Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961
- Emergency Peace Federation (U.S.)
- Florence, Lella Secor, 1887-1966
- Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939
- Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931
- Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975
- Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources
- Peabody, George Foster, 1852-1938
- Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources
- People's Council of America for Democracy and Peace
- Villard, Fanny Garrison, 1844-1928
- World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Sources
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