Peace in art -- History -- Sources
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Art for World Friendship originated in 1946 as a project undertaken by the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. It was the first organization to exchange child art on an international level and was entirely run by volunteers.
The National Circulating Library of Students' Peace Posters (NCLSPP) had the single goal of promoting peace through the graphic arts created by young people.
Zena Goldin Posever founded Artists Speak for Peace in South Florida in 1979(?) and organized their exhibitions in Greater Miami. In the mid-1980s, she advocated for the U.S. postal stamp honoring Paul Robeson. Posever has been a life-long member of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.
World Peaceways was incorporated in 1931 as World Peace Posters, Inc. The organization changed its name to World Peaceways, Inc. in 1932 to reflect the expansion of its media campaign beyond posters and billboards to include modern advertising techniques. These included magazine advertising and radio programming to counteract the "artificial glories of war."