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Archives & Manuscripts

World Peace Tax Fund


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

J. Stuart Innerst Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-103
Overview J. Stuart Innerst was a United Brethren in Christ missionary to China in the 1920s. Innerst and his wife Marion Reachard Innerst left China in 1927 with great concerns about the influence of western imperialism in that country. J. Stuart Innerst served as pastor of several churches and joined the Society of Friends in 1943. In addition to his pastoral work, Innerst also served as the Director of the Quaker Friends in Washington Program (1960-1961, lobbied members of Congress regarding China,...

National Campaign for a Peace Tax Fund Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-155
Overview Began in 1971 as the World Peace Tax Fund and founded in Ann Arbor, Michigan, by David Bassett and others. The NCPTF to provide a means whereby a taxpayer conscientiously opposed to any participation in war could have his or her income, estate, and gift tax payments spent for non-military purposes only; This plan was drafted into formal legislation and introduced into the House of Representatives by Representative Ron Dellums of California on April 15, 1972, and to the Senate by Mark Hatfield...