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Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977

 Person

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Pennsylvania Committee for Total Disarmament Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-030
Overview The Pennsylvania Committee for Total Disarmament was active from 1930 to 1936, chiefly in and around Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Through public opinion and personal contacts, PCTD supporters pressured Congress to support total disarmament, including passage of the Frazier Amendment outlawing war. Other objectives of the Committee included a Congressional investigation of the munitions industry, opposition to all preparations and training for war (including ROTC), and support for conscientious...
Dates: 1930-1938

John Nevin Sayre Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-117
Overview John Nevin Sayre pacifist who spent over 40 years at the helm of the Fellowship of Reconciliation.
Dates: 1885-1982; Majority of material found within 1922-1967

Sydney Dix Strong Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-036
Overview Sydney Dix Strong (1860-1938) was an outspoken pacifist and strong supporter of disarmament, war resistance, and organized labor. He was the pastor for churches in Ohio and Illinois and did settlement work in Chicago. For his peace stance made him unpopular during WWI and in Oct. 1917 he was expelled from membership in the Municipal League of Seattle because of a speech he had given before the National Council of Congregational Churches, in which he praised the I.W.W. (International Workers of...
Dates: 1890-1938

E. Raymond Wilson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-070
Overview E. Raymond Wilson (1896-1987), a Quaker peace lobbyist, helped found the Friends Committee on National Legislation in 1943 and served as its Executive Secretary until 1962. He also helped organize the Committee on Militarism in Education in 1925. From 1931 to 1943, he served as Field and Education Secretary of the Peace Section of the American Friends Service Committee. He was the author of two books. The papers of E. Raymond Wilson contain personal and professional correspondence,...
Dates: 1914-1987