Anna B. Eckstein


Anna B. Eckstein born Coburg, Saxony, Germany June 14, 1860 (d. 1947). German-American peace leader; Boston teacher who collected 6 million signatures for peace on eve of World War I.


"Mutual pledge of the 44 nations to respect, as inviolable, every nation's fundamental factors of life and natural liberty. . . [T]o adjust all international interests by treaty, and by arbitration reduce the necessity of armaments." (petition in Swarthmore Peace Coll., Eckstein; photo