Lillie Devereux Blake


Lillie Devereux Blake born Raleigh, NC August 12, 1833 (d. 1913). Pacifist suffragist; author and orator; Civil War correspondent; opposed US imperialism and War with Spain; principal of New York Public School 6.


"We women ought to stand by each other, care for each other." (Fettered for Life, 1874)

"Peace was honorable, and war was dishonorable." (Mary Arden Club, New York, March 31, 1898; sketch Wikipedia)