Esther Caukin Brunauer


Esther Caukin Brunauer born Jackson, CA July 7, 1901 (d. 1959). American internationalist, expert on establishing international organizations: Dumbarton Oaks for UN and UNESCO 1946, with rank of Minister; expert on Nazi Germany; Exec. Secretary Am. Assn. University Women; fired from State Dept. 1952 after McCarthy attacks.


"The nations of the world must work together for the betterment of human life and must develop such strong ties among their peoples that war will eventually become unthinkable." (UNESCO AAUP Bulletin, p. 32, Spring 1947; photo UN)