Peace -- Congresses -- History -- Sources
Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:
This collection documents the annual conference (1895-1916) held at Mohonk Mountain House, Ulster County, New York; conference for 1917 was planned but not held; at their height, the conferences attracted 300 leaders of government, business, religion, the press, and education; the purpose of the conferences was to create and direct public sentiment in favor of international arbitration, arbitration treaties, and an international court.
The Rockland County Peace Association was a small local peace group begun in 1930 to stimulate popular education and public opinion with a view to the prevention of war. It carried on relief work during World War II through the American Friends Service Committee.
This project, under the direction of Buckminster Fuller (World Fellow in Residence at the University of Pennsylvania at that time) was comprised of leading scholars debating issues related to human aggression and global conflict, in 1973 and 1974.