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The Hague Carnegie Institute: Women and Peace

An exhibition about Bertha von Suttner, Aletta Jacobs and other women who have played a role in the (international) peace movement.

At the end of the 19th century, Bertha von Suttner was part of the international peace movement that pioneered the Peace Palace. Attention is also paid to women and Hague women from the Women's Peace Movement (1890-1920) and the Dutch Peace Movement.

See also my entry @BooMan ...

Women's Suffrage Archive Film Clip 1915

    Laura) Jane Addams (September 6, 1860-May 21, 1935) won worldwide recognition in the first third of the twentieth century as a pioneer social worker in America, as a feminist, and as an internationalist. She was born in Cedarville, Illinois, the eighth of nine children. Her father was a prosperous miller and local political leader who served for sixteen years as a state senator and fought as an officer in the Civil War; he was a friend of Abraham Lincoln whose letters to him began «My Dear Double D-'ed Addams».

    Miss Jane Addams of Chicago leads party of 39 women to attend peace meeting in The Hague

by Oui on Sun Apr 12th, 2020 at 11:07:26 AM EST
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