Sara Bard Field


Sara Bard Field born Cincinnati, OH September 1, 1882 (d. 1974). Pacifist poet; suffragist leader; Christian Socialist who spent early years in Burma; opposed nuclear weapons.


"To effectively banish War forever, we must destroy Industrial Slavery and build the Industrial Democracy." (Feb. 15, 1921 dedication of busts of Mott, Stanton & Anthony in Capitol rotunda)

"What is more fundamental than this problem of solving war before it's too late?" (Amelia Fry interview, July 12, 1962, University of California; photo Oregon History Project)