Eleanor Fitzgerald


Mary Eleanor “Fitzi” Fitzgerald born Deerfield, WI March 16, 1877 (d. 1955). American theater professional, associate of Emma Goldman; pacifist anarchist opposed to World War I; co-founded No Conscription League 1917; co-founded and managed anarchist magazine The Blast, 1916; Assistant Editor, Mother Earth; member of feminist debate circle Heterodoxy; director Provincetown Players.


The stupidity of law is best illustrated in the fact that all those who dared speak in favor of simple birth control method were jailed and fined; yet the most violent birth control method—War, is being hailed and sanctioned by that very law.” (Mother Earth, Aug. 1917, p. 198; photo uk.pinterest.com)