American Peace Centenary Committee

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William Bailey Howland, Henry Vivian, George William Burleigh, and John Aikman Stewart of the American Peace Centenary Committee circa 1913

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[1] which ended the War of 1812.






  1. ^ 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.
  2. ^ a b c "Mr. Howland and Members of British Committee Plan Celebration" (PDF). The 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.
  3. ^ "J.A. Stewart Writes About Adverse Action on Peace Centenary" (PDF). The New York Times. July 12, 1914. Retrieved 2009-07-27.