Women and the Spanish-American War 1899-1902
Best known for her song, "America the Beautiful," Bates also wrote poems protesting war and particularly the Spanish-American War.
Jane Addams on war and imperialism, 1899.
Lucia Ames Mead, writing original for the Boston Herald, details the horrendous cost of the Spanish-American War.
Ellen Hayes ties women's political awakening to the events in the Philippines.
Henry Blackwell (husband of Lucy Stone) on American Army official support for houses of prostitution in the Philippines.
A November 1900 editorial in The Woman's Journal protests brothels, crime and intemperance in the Philippines, quoting a WCTU petition to the U.S. Secretary of War.