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Dora Russell and the Women"s Caravan of Peace

Ursula Masson

Dora Russell and the Women"s Caravan of Peace

a collection of original material at the Feminist Archive (Bristol)

by Ursula Masson

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Published by Feminist Archive in Bristol .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Russell, Dora, -- 1894-1986.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled by Ursula Masson and Elizabeth Britton.
    ContributionsBritton, Elizabeth.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21680519M

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Dora Russell and the Women"s Caravan of Peace by Ursula Masson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The Women's Caravan of Peace / Dora Russell Collection at the Feminist Archive (Bristol).

[Ursula Masson; Elizabeth Britton;]. The oldest items in the Feminist Archive South are from peace campaigner Dora Russell. In May Russell, who was married to the philosopher Bertrand Russell and founder of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, travelled to Europe in a caravan.

The Caravan of Peace was an all-women venture into communist bloc Eastern Europe at [ ]. Later that year Dora organised the Women's Caravan of Peace and toured with it through much of Europe. After retiring to Cornwall inDora wrote Religion and the Machine Age () and three volumes of autobiography, The Tamarisk Tree (,).

Dora Russell died in Reports and carbon copies of editorial letters written by Dora Russell for the Permanent International Committee of Mothers concerning the Women's Caravan of Peace. 1 cover Loading.

Collection: Dora Russell and the Women's Caravan of Peace: NGO: Women's Caravan of Peace: Repository: Feminist Archive: Description: Records of the Women's Caravan of Peace are among the Dora Winifred Russell Papers held at the Feminist online catalogue descirbes the collection as containing: "A: material which tells the story of the Caravan includes letters, leaflets and maps.

Women's Caravan of Peace Historical interest. DVD 90 Minutes. Dora Russell's historic record of journey from west to east by women with the message of peace. Ina group of women formed an international committee to organise a women's caravan of peace which would travel by road from west to east to break through the barrier of the cold war.

I first learned about Dora Russell and the Women's Caravan for Peace from a recent article in the Boston Review by Judith Levine. Here's what Levine said about the Caravan: From her dining room table, Dora created the Women’s Caravan of Peace of –8—a dozen women in a claptrap coach traveling from Edinburgh through Europe and the Soviet Union to Moscow and back.

science editor of Britanskij Sojuznik; active in many women's organizations, she led the Women's Caravan of Peace across Europe to Moscow and back in ; her publications include her autobiography `The Tamarisk Tree',in three volumes.

Dora Winifred Russell-Black was born on 3 April in Thornton Heath, Surrey, Great Britain. Records Management Box labelled ‘Dora Russell including books’ ‘Women’s Caravan for Peace’, VHS Video, film re-edited in (viewed Dec.

) Black folder ‘D/R Folder Joan’. Appears to contain the text of the Dora Russell Brochure. Also book reviews, articles, and press cuttings about Dora Russell. 'Dora Russell and the Women's Caravan of Peace: a collection of original material at the Feminist Archive (Bristol)', brochure dated Produced by Ursula Masson and Elizabeth Britton, with financial support from the Maypole Trust (multiple copies).

Dora Russell's publications, which span a large stretch of the twentieth century, are closely linked to her feminist, pacifist, and other political activisms. She wrote social criticism (books and essays), poetry, plays, and remarkable memoirs.

It was mainly supported by the Permanent International Committee of Mothers (PICM) of which Dora Russell was the Chairman, although the Women's Caravan of Peace constisted of women from various peace groups. In the s she resumed some of her earlier activities. Book a film for my cinema. Find out about international touring programmes.

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Ina group of women formed an international committee to organise a women's caravan of peace which would travel by road from west to east to break through the barrier of the cold war.

The fonds consists of correspondence (including many letters from Bertrand to Dora Russell), Bertrand Russell's manuscripts and typescripts, photog. Dora Russell () was much more than the second of Bertrand Russell’s series of four wives.

A liberated young woman, with advanced views on women’s rights and an unconventional approach to sexuality, throughout her long life she worked tirelessly for the cause of greater human understanding and peace. Other highlights included a miniature library of children’s books; a display from the Penguin books collection; items from the Feminist Archive South relating to Dora Russell’s ‘Women’s Peace Caravan’, which travelled across Europe in ; as well as masterpieces of botanical illustration, architecture, geology and map-making.

She was one of organizers of the Women's Caravan of Peace in Dora Russell was also the author of several books, beginning with The Prospects for Industrial Civilization (), written jointly with Bertrand Russell.

She published a three volume autobiography, The Tamarisk Tree (). She died in Cornwall on 31 May Dora Black Russell, the former Countess Russell, was 64 when she loaded ten like-minded souls into her weathered, old bus onand set out from London on the three-month odyssey which she had named the Women's Caravan of Peace.

Description Ornamental address presented by the women of Petržalka in Slovakia to Dora Russell and the British women of the Peace Caravan, which travelled across Europe in the summer of The ideals of "peace and freedom of the peoples of the whole world" provide a recurring theme in the Peace Caravan collection in the Feminist Archive South.

Dora saw marriage as a restriction on women's liberty, and although Bertrand accepted her philosophical argument on the subject, he wanted a son and legitimate heir to the family title. In the First World War Dora joined Russell's campaign against military conscription. After Russell was released from Brixton Prison in for his role in the.

Russell is a smart, passionate and imaginative writer.”—Cleveland Plain Dealer “A feat of storytelling an important book [that] needs to be widely read.”—Portland Oregonian “Mary Doria Russell’s fans (and aren’t we all?) will rejoice to see her new novel on the shelves.She was a founding member of the National Council for Civil Liberties.

She was one of organizers of the Women's Caravan of Peace in Dora Russell was also the author of several books, beginning with The Prospects for Industrial Civilization (), written jointly with Bertrand Russell.