Helena Stuart Dudley


Helena Stuart Dudley born Florence, NE August 31, 1858 (d. 1932). Biologist; Christian Socialist; pioneer settlement worker who remained pacifist through World War I; member of WILPF and FOR; partner of pacifist Vida Scudder; died Geneva after WILPF convention.


"It is almost demonical, the sweep toward conscription and these enormous war loans." (to Jane Addams, 1917, in Allen Davis, Spearheads for Reform: The Social Settlements & the Progressive Movement 1890-1914, p. 221, 1984)