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Archives & Manuscripts

Intentional Low Income Group Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Intentional Low Income Group

Abstract

Collection includes bulletins and statements of the Intentional Low Income Group.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1952-1954

Language of Material

Materials are in English.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research without restrictions.

Biographical / Historical

Intentional Low Income Group; began around 1952; a group of people who had chosen to live below the income tax level in order to avoid paying taxes to finance war and war preparations; Mildred Ryder, who in 1953 became known as Peace Pilgrim, was a major organizer and writer for the group; describes some of Peace Pilgrim's early walks and her motivation for them.

Extent

0.08 Linear Feet (1 folder.)

Local Note

S PEACE note: Also includes "To Live in Brotherhood" by Arthur Gladstone, who lived in Swarthmore (915 Harvard Avenue) at the time of writing.
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