Ralph J. Bunche (1950)
May there be, in our time, at long last, a world at peace in which we, the people, may for once begin to make full use of the great good that is in us.
Woodrow Wilson (1919) (a few steps from this marker); Charles G. Dawes (1925) (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eugene.
Erected 2013 by Nobel Peace Laureate Project.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Peace. A significant historical date for this entry is August 7, 1904.
Location. 44° 3.447′ N, 123° 4.918′ W. Marker is in Eugene, Oregon, in Lane County. Marker can be reached from Day Island Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eugene OR 97401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jimmy Carter (2002) (here, next to this marker); John Mott (1946) (here, next to this marker); Henry Kissinger (1973) (here, next to this marker); Frank Kellogg (1929) (here, next to this marker); Linus Pauling (1962) (here, next to this marker); Al Gore (2007) (a few steps from this marker);
More about this marker. The marker is located within the Nobel Peace Park, which is situated within Alton Baker Park, between the Defazio Bridge and Day Island Road.
Also see . . .
1. Ralph J. Bunche (NobelPrize.org). "Ralph Bunche was the first African American to be awarded the Peace Prize. He received it for having arranged a cease-fire between Israelis and Arabs during the war which followed the creation of the state of Israel in 1948." (Submitted on October 8, 2020.)
2. Dr Bunche Wins Nobel Peace Prize (YouTube, British Pathe, 0.5 min). (Submitted on October 8, 2020.)
3. Ralph Bunche: Hero for Peace (YouTube, United Nations, 4.5 mins). (Submitted on October 8, 2020.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 8, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 31 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 8, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.