Florence Guertin Tuttle


Florence Guertin Tuttle born Brooklyn, NY July 23, 1869 (d. 1951). Internationalist; feminist and suffragist; author of Alternatives to War 1931; Women’s Peace Party member opposing World War I; Chaired Women's Pro-League Council 1920; birth-control leader; popular speaker on disarmament and international organization; delegate to Geneva Disarmament Conference 1932.


"Women must create a new attitude toward war by refusing ever again to acquiesce in this evil—the desecration of motherhood and the pollution of the race at its fountain source." (Florence Tuttle, Women and World Federation, p. 187, 1919; 1909 photo Sophia Smith Coll.)