Betty Boeke


Betty Boeke (née Cadbury) born Moseley, Birmingham, England April 28, 1884 (d. 1976). Quaker co-founder of International Fellowship of Reconciliation Bilthoven 1919, and nonviolent Workplace, and first international peace corps CSI; imprisoned for tax resistance, one child born in prison; honored by Yad Vashem for saving Jews.


"[T]he Great War and its appalling consequences have led us to believe that just the private holding of capital, such as we have done up to the present time, lies at the root of nearly all the social and economic trouble in the world to-day." (Archive Kees Boeke; photo