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American Union Against Militarism

 Organization

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

American Union Against Militarism Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-004
Overview In 1915 a group of New York pacifists and near-pacifists organized the "Anti-militarism Committee" to combat the war spirit of the time. Activities included lobbying, publishing, a lecture campaign, and the establishment of a Civil Liberties Bureau. The most notable achievements were the work in the successful effort to avert war with Mexico in 1916 and the encouragement of opposition to peacetime conscription following World War I. The office was raided by the government and American Union...
Dates: 1915 - 1922

Lella Secor Florence Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-126
Abstract Lella Secor Florence became a pacifist while serving as a journalist on the Henry Ford Peace Expedition (1915-1916) and then participated in several peace organizations focused on keeping the United States out of World War I. She was active in the British section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and in the birth control movement there and wrote Birth Control on Trial.
Dates: 1915-1936

James Warbasse and Agnes Dyer Warbasse Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Warbasse, James
Overview James Warbasse was a Brooklyn physician and socialist who, with his wife, Agnes Dyer Warbasse, was interested in labor, social conditions, and cooperative movements.
Dates: 1914-1917