Caroline Urie (née Foulke) born Indiana July 27, 1873 (d. 1955). Quaker tax-refuser; widow of WWI naval officer. Gandhian pacifist; socialist; anti-militarist. Studied with Maria Montessori, whose method she introduced at Jane Addams’s Hull House as teacher of immigrant children.
“As a Christian, I must henceforth refuse to contribute in any way to maintaining the institution of war. . . I’m perfectly willing to go to jail. I’ll never pay any more money for war.” (Mar. 14, 1948, The Picket Line)
“War preparation in the atomic era is a crime against nature.” (Three Minor Forteans; photo sniggle.net)