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One woman's passion for peace and freedom : the life of Mildred Scott Olmsted

Author: Margaret Hope Bacon
Publisher: Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 1993.
Series: Syracuse studies on peace and conflict resolution.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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One Woman's Passion for Peace and Freedom recreates the public and private life of a tireless worker for peace. Mildred Scott Olmsted (1890-1990) traveled the world, drawing women into the struggle for peace with her hopeful vision and great energy. A protege of Jane Addams, she devoted her life to building the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), the first and most influential international  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bacon, Margaret Hope.
One woman's passion for peace and freedom.
Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 1993
(OCoLC)609154944
Online version:
Bacon, Margaret Hope.
One woman's passion for peace and freedom.
Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 1993
(OCoLC)622773105
Named Person: Mildred Scott Olmsted; Mildred Scott Olmsted; Mildred S Olmsted
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Hope Bacon
ISBN: 0815602707 9780815602705
OCLC Number: 25709429
Description: xix, 394 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. A Troubled Childhood --
2. "Educated Gentlewomen" --
3. Working Woman --
4. The Coming of War --
5. Over There --
6. Hunger in Germany --
7. Home Again --
8. Working for the WILPF --
9. On the Road --
10. "Peace Must Be Organized" --
11. Peace Work in Wartime --
12. One World --
13. Survival in the Fifties --
14. Time of Troubles --
15. The Vietnam Era --
16. Golden Years --
17. A Legend in Her Own Time.
Series Title: Syracuse studies on peace and conflict resolution.
Responsibility: Margaret Hope Bacon.

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This is a biography of Mildred Scott Olmsted, who travelled the world, drawing women into the struggle for peace. A protege of Jane Addams, she devoted her long life to building the Women's  Read more...

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