With U.S. entry into World War One, O’Hare led the Socialist Party’s Committee on War and Militarism. Arrested for an anti-war speech in Bowman, North Dakota, she was was convicted and sent to prison for violating the Espionage Act of 1917, Sent to Missouri State Penitentiary for a five-year sentence in 1919, she was pardoned in 1920 after a solidarity campaign for her release. In prison, O’Hare with Emma Goldman and Gabriella Segata Antolini, they worked together in an attempt to improve prison conditions. and worked with them to improve prison conditions.
Socialism and the World War by Kate Richards O’Hare Former International Secretary of the Socialist Party of America. Published by Frank P. O’Hare. St Louis, 1919.
Contents: Foreword, Socialism and the World War, Cultivated Prejudices, Socialism Would Destroy Religion, etc., The World War Comes, Not Caused by Socialism, Socialist Stand True to the Ideas of Jesus, Sweet and Sacred Memories, The Price of Vindication, The Church Suffered First, Outrage Ran Riot, The State has a Right to Your Service, Times to Discuss causes, Women Have Long Memories, The Nations Turn to Socialism, War Brings Socialism, The United States of the World. 30 pages.
PDF of pamphlet: https://hdl.handle.net/2027/mdp.39015068650418