How Did Women Activists Promote Peace in Their
1915 Tour of Warring European Capitals?


       During World War I, the International Congress of Women at The Hague adopted a plan for continuous mediation with belligerent nations. To launch this plan, thirty women toured European capitals during May and June of 1915. The following documents focus on the experiences of the American delegates, specifically Jane Addams, Emily Greene Balch, and Alice Hamilton, during their European travels.

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