American Peace Centenary Committee
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The American Peace Centenary Committee was formed during the 1909 centennial of Abraham Lincoln's birth. In 1913, they made the decision to mark the anniversary of the ratification of the Treaty of Ghent in 1915 which ended the War of 1812.
- General prospectus of the project to celebrate the centenary of the signing of the Treaty of Ghent, which established lasting peace between America and Great Britain; as well as the plan to signalize in fitting manner, the peace which has existed between the United States, Great Britain and other nations
- Barry Schwartz. "Iconography and Collective Memory: Lincoln's Image in the American Mind". Midwest Sociological Society. 32: 301–319. doi:10.1111/j.1533-8525.1991.tb00161.x. JSTOR 4120910.
- "Mr. Howland and Members of British Committee Plan Celebration." (PDF). New York Times. August 11, 1912. Retrieved 2009-07-27.
W.B. Howland, the British-American Peace Centenary Commissioner, has been in London for several days discussing with members of the British committee the plans for the celebration.
- "J.A. Stewart Writes About Adverse Action on Peace Centenary." (PDF). New York Times. July 12, 1914. Retrieved 2009-07-27.