Frederick J. Libby
- Not to be confused with the World War I flying ace
Frederick Joseph Libby photo (November 24, 1874-June 1970) founded the National Council for Prevention of War (1921-1970) and published Peace Action (ca. 1943-1949). Libby was born in Richmond, Maine the son of a country doctor. He graduated from Bowdoin College in 1894 and Andover Theological Seminary in 1902. Libby became a Congregational minister and joined the Society of Friends (Quakers) in 1921.
Federick Libby married Faith Ward (1902-1984) in 1932. She was also a peace activist and member of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.
- War on War: Campaign Textbook (1922) text
- To End War: The Story of the National Council for the Prevention of War (1969)
- Military Training in the Making of Men (1918) 15 pages
- Coolidge and the World Court (1925) 22 pages
- Should the United States government join in concerted action against the fascist states? - no! (speech at Madison Square Garden, New York City, May 4, 1938, in a debate with American Communist Party leader Earl Browder) 16 pages
- Shall We Try to Stop the War in Europe? (1939) 4 pages
- Only Stalin Could Win (1940) 6 pages
- Frederick J. Libby, Professional Propagandist of Pacifism, issued by American Vigilant Intelligence Federation, (ca. 1928) 19 pages