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Jessie Wallace Hughan Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-251
Abstract Jessie Wallace Hughan (December 25, 1875 – April 10, 1955) was an American educator, social activist, and a radical pacifist. During her college days she was one of four co-founders of Alpha Omicron Pi, a national sorority for university women. She also was a founder and the first Secretary of the War Resisters League, established in 1923. For over two decades, she was a perennial candidate for political office on the ticket of the Socialist Party of America in her home state of New York.
Dates: 1870-1998

New York Bureau of Legal Advice Records

Identifier: SCPC-Reel-142.1
Abstract Holdings in Tamiment Library: about half the records of the New York Bureau of Legal Advice consist of case histories pertaining to selective service exemption, draft evasion, conscientious objector status, military imprisonment, military discharge, desertion, amnesty, civil liberties and deportations. One third of the collection consists of office files, administrative reports and correspondence, including extensive fundraising correspondence. The remainder of the collection is made up of...
Dates: 1917-1919

Mercedes M. Randall Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-110
Overview Mercedes M. Randall was an early, and lifelong, member of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. She held many positions of responsibility in the organization, including chairmanship of the National Education Committee, and presidency of the Manhattan Branch. Randall was the first biographer of Nobel Peace Prize winner, Emily Greene Balch.
Dates: 1914-1977

Women's Committee to Oppose Conscription Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-068
Overview This group was originally named the Committee to Oppose the Conscription of Women [WCOC], and then the National Committee to Oppose the Conscription of Women. It was formed in 1942 to protest the Austin-Wadsworth legislative bills and similar measures, which proposed that American women be drated into a civilian workforce for the duration of World War II. When the immediate threat of drafting women had passed, the group changed its name again, this time to the Women's Committee to Oppose...
Dates: 1942-1948

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Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 3
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 3
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 2
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
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Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 2
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 2
Anti-Enlistment League 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Beard, Mary Ritter, 1876-1958 1
Bussey, Gertrude Carman, 1888-1961 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Chalmers, Frances K. (Frances Kinghorn) 1
Committee to Oppose the Conscription of Women 1
Durant, Ariel 1
Early, Frances H. 1
Elfenbein, Elsie Wright 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Finch, Margaret Rockwell, 1921- 1
Flynn, Bina 1
Flynn, Elizabeth Gurley 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Garst, Eleanor 1
Harkness, Georgia Elma, 1891-1974 1
Hughan, Evelyn 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Johnson, Emily Cooper 1
Jouve, Andrée, 1884-1972 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
La Force, Pearl A. 1
Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
Magnes, Judah Leon, 1877-1948 1
Marston, Helen, 1892-1982 1
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 1
New York Bureau of Legal Advice 1
New York Bureau of Legal First Aid 1
Pierce, Katharine C. (Katharine Curtis), 1882- 1
Ragaz, Clara 1
Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives 1
Rockwell, Marjorie Hughan 1
Schomer, Elsie 1
Scudder, Vida Dutton, 1861-1954 1
Smedley, Agnes, 1892-1950 1
Socialist Party (U.S.) 1
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 1
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 1
Tamiment Library 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977 1
Veblen, Thorstein, 1857-1929 1
Villard, Fanny Garrison, 1844-1928 1
War Resisters League 1
White, Ella, active 1961 1
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 1
Wise, Stephen Samuel, 1874-1949 1
Women's Committee to Oppose Conscription 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 1
Wynner, Edith 1
Young Democracy (Organization) 1
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