Katherine Devereux Blake


Katherine Devereux Blake born Manhattan, NY July 10, 1858 (d. 1950). Pacifist educator, journalist and suffragist; Principal of Manhattan PS 6.; WILPF leader.


O, say can you see
You who glory in war
All the wounded and dead
of the red battle's reaping?

(Her version of the national anthem sung by NY children, 1914-1917; Swarthmore WILPF)