How Did Women Activists Promote Peace in Their
1915 Tour of Warring European Capitals?
Jane Addams' Hull-House MuseumThis site, maintained at the University of Illinois at Chicago, describes the museum and offers biographical information about Jane Addams. The site also maintains a bibliography of suggested reading on Jane Addams and Hull House.
Women's International League for Peace and FreedomThis site gives background information about WILPF and offers information on present-day organization activities.
Swarthmore College Peace CollectionPhoto of the U.S. Delegation to the International Conference of Women for a Permanent Peace, 1915.
The Nobel Peace Prize Internet ArchiveOffers information on Jane Addams, the 1931 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate.
Jane Addams, Newer Ideals of Peace, 1907In Newer Ideals of Peace, Jane Addams argued that peace was a practical and "moral subsitute" for war based on her many years of work observing modern, industrial society in the United States.
Jane Addams, Peace and Bread in Time of War, 1922In this book, Jane Addams explored the experience of U.S. women who worked to promote peace during World War I and their international counterparts involved with the founding of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.
The Twentieth CenturyThis extensive site, authored by Frank E. Smitha, contains historical sketches and maps. The detailed narrative of the historical context in the World War I period helps place the work of this project in context.
Images of World War IThese images from the western front include German Machine-Gunners in Gas Masks, British Troops Going "Over the Top," Britch Machine-Gunners in Anti-Phosgene Masks, Telegram Notifying Family of a Soldier's Death in Action, Australian Troops, British Troops, Ypres (1917), and British Gas Casualties.WWI Sites: Links to Other ResourcesThis helpful site includes links to internet sources about World War I. The site does not limit itself to sources on the United States, but includes a wide array of international sources as well.
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