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Dorothy Detzer Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-086
Abstract Dorothy Detzer was a peace activist, writer, and lobbyist. She served as the National Executive Secretary of the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, 1924-1946.. Detzer influenced a Congressional investigation of the munitions industry, 1934-1936, and later wrote the book Appointment on the Hill, 1948, describing her two decades in Washington, D.C.
Dates: 1913-1981

Emergency Peace Campaign Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-012
Abstract Initiated in late 1935 by the American Friends Service Committee and other pacifists; originally planned as a two-year campaign to rally peace, religious, labor, African-American and student groups; aim was to organize a national campaign to promote peace principles in the face of preparation for war in Europe, and to keep the United States out of war; may have been preceded by the Emergency Peace Committee (1931-1933), though this has not been documented. The first EPC office opened in...
Dates: 1936-1937

Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-048
Abstract The Federal Council of Churches organized its Committee on the Conscientious Objector under its Department of International Justice and Goodwill in 1941. The Committee was interested in all aspects of conscientious objection, especially religious life in Civilian Public Service camps. Among the Committee's projects was the organizing of a program of visitation to CPS camps.
Dates: 1941-1946

Ross Flanagan Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-064
Overview Ross Flanagan (1934- ), is Quaker pacifist and activist, has been involved in many Quaker-sponsored projects, peace, and civil rights activities. In the 1950s he served on the staff of the American Friends Service Committee. He was an early protestor against the Vietnam war and worked with A Quaker Action Group in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In the 1970s Flanagan was involved in neighborhood revitalization projects in West Philadelphia.
Dates: 1962-1993; Majority of material found within 1964-1978

Friends Committee on National Legislation Records

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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-

Friends Meeting for Sufferings of Vietnamese Children Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-111
Abstract The Friends Meeting for Sufferings of Vietnamese Children was founded in 1966, to bring injured and orphaned Vietnamese and Amerasian children to the United States for medical treatment. Some children were placed in foster homes or were permanent adopted. The organizers worked in cooperation with Welcome House in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, and with other organizations. The group disbanded in October 1969.
Dates: 1966-1969

Friends National Peace Committee Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Friends National Peace Committee
Overview A short-lived Quaker organization that promoted peace during World War I.
Dates: 1915-1917

Robert Wallace Gilmore Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-163
Abstract Robert W. Gilmore was a Quaker pacifist who was involved in a number of peace groups, either as a staffperson or as a Board member. His papers reflect these involvements through correspondence and other materials.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-1982

Alice Herz and Helga Herz Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Herz, Alice and Helga Herz
Abstract Papers of a German mother and daughter who emigrated to the United States and were peace activists in the Detroit area; mother was the first American to immolate herself in protest of the Vietnam War.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1941-2002

J. Stuart Innerst Papers

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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,...
Dates: 1920-1975

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Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 6
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Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 4
Peace movements -- United States 4
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 4
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 3
Peace -- Societies, etc. 3
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 3
Society of Friends -- Societies, etc. 3
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- History -- Sources 2
Direct action -- History -- Sources 2
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 2
Economic conversion -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 2
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Society of Friends and world politics -- History -- Sources 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 2
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 2
Adoption -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Adoption -- Vietnam -- History -- Sources 1
African American churches -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
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African Americans -- Political activity 1
Antinuclear movement -- United States 1
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Conscientious objection -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- United States 1
Conscientious objectors -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Counterinsurgency -- United States 1
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Disarmament 1
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Disarmament -- Economic aspects -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Education -- Vietnam 1
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Famines -- Soviet Union -- History -- Sources 1
Food supply 1
Government, Resistance to -- History -- Sources 1
Harrisburg Seven Trial, Harrisburg, Pa., 1972 1
Illinois -- Politics and government 1
Indians of North America -- Civil rights 1
Intercountry adoption -- History -- Sources 1
International relief -- Soviet Union -- History -- Sources 1
Journalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Lobbying -- Illinois 1
Lobbying -- United States 1
Lobbying -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Loyalty oaths -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Names
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 8
A Quaker Action Group 4
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 4
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 4
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 4
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Willoughby, George, pacifist 4
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 4
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 3
Civilian Public Service 3
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 3
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 3
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 3
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 3
Lyttle, Bradford 3
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 3
Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971 3
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 3
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 3
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 3
Snyder, Edward F. 3
War Resisters League 3
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 3
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 2
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 2
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Canadian Friends Service Committee 2
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 2
Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 2
Fey, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1898-1990 2
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 2
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 2
Harker, Charles H. 2
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 2
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 2
Innerst, J. Stuart, 1894-1975 2
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 2
Kaufman, Abraham 2
Lynd, Staughton 2
McReynolds, David 2
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 2
Neely, Frances E. 2
Newton, Ray 2
Pearson, Drew, 1897-1969 2
Phoenix (Yacht) 2
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 2
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 2
Reynolds, Earle L. 2
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 2
Shivers, Lynne 2
Stern, Lee, 1915-1992 2
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 2
War Resisters' International 2
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 2
Willoughby, Lillian, 1915-2009 2
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 1
Adler, Friedrich 1
Allen, Henry T. (Henry Tureman), 1859-1930 1
Allen, Horatio, 1802-1889 1
American Committee for Relief of German Children 1
American Committee for the Defense of Leon Trotsky 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
American Interracial Peace Committee 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Anh, Le Thi 1
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
Ashley, Bruce 1
Babb, Nancy J. (Nancy Jones), 1884-1948 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Beard, Charles A. (Charles Austin), 1874-1948 1
Benoit, Emile 1
Berg, Lloyd A. 1
Berg, Russel O. 1
Berrigan, Philip 1
Bliss, George I. 1
Block Association of West Philadelphia 1
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 1
Bolling, Landrum Rymer 1
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 1
Bourdet, Claude, 1909- 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
British Withdrawal from Northern Ireland Campaign 1
Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970 1
Bromley, Ernest 1
Broun, Heywood, 1888-1939 1
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 1
Buell, Raymond Leslie, 1896-1946 1
Burr, Barbara R. 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Butler, Smedley D. (Smedley Darlington), 1881-1940 1
Byrd, Richard Evelyn, 1888-1957 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Catchpool, Corder, 1883-1952 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Center for Economic Conversion (Calif.) 1
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