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Friends Committee on National Legislation Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-047
Abstract A Quaker lobbying group established in 1943 to bring conscience and spiritual values to the political process in Washington; it grew out of the work of the Friends War Problems Committee in 1940.

Dates: 1943-

Edward F. Snyder Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-241
Overview Edward Furnas Snyder is a Quaker lobbyist for peace, civil rights, and economic justice. He joined staff of Friends Committee on National Legislation in 1955 and retired in 1990 as Executive Secretary of the FCNL Snyder argued against legislation for a U.S. military draft and excessive military spending; worked for cultural and scientific exchanges between Soviet and U.S. citizens to lessen tensions of the Cold War. Edward and Dorothy Snyder have long been tax resisters arguing that the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950-

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  • Library: Swarthmore College Peace Collection X
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Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Benoit, Emile 1
Bliss, George I. 1
Cooper, Wilmer A. (Wilmer Albert) 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1