Peace papers, 1915-1917.


Holt, Frederick Holford, 1867-1929. Peace papers, 1915-1917.

Peace papers, 1915-1917.

Comprise correspondence, papers, and photos relating to his activities as a member of the Ford Peace Expedition, 1915, as the personal representative of Henry Ford and business manager for the Neutral Conference for Continuous Mediation, 1916, including financial records; and papers relating to his work with the War Department Commission on Training Camp Activities, 1917, and the Playground and Recreation Association of America, 1917. Also include Mrs. Lilian (Silk) Holt's papers as women's suffrage. worker and philanthropist, chiefly concerning the Woman's Peace Party, 1915-16.

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