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American Union Against Militarism Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-004
Overview In 1915 a group of New York pacifists and near-pacifists organized the "Anti-militarism Committee" to combat the war spirit of the time. Activities included lobbying, publishing, a lecture campaign, and the establishment of a Civil Liberties Bureau. The most notable achievements were the work in the successful effort to avert war with Mexico in 1916 and the encouragement of opposition to peacetime conscription following World War I. The office was raided by the government and American Union...
Dates: 1915 - 1922

Woman's Peace Party Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-043-part I
Abstract Consists of general organizational files of the national office (in Chicago) such as meeting minutes and correspondence, as well as material from the State Branches. There may be some overlap between the files of the State Branches of the WPP and of what is in the State Branch files of WILPF [see Part II, Series B]. Includes minutes, speeches, and correspondence relating to the organization conference, Jan. 1915; executive board minutes (1915-1919); correspondence (1914-1919); and membership...
Dates: 1914-1920

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  • Names: Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 X
  • Names: Eastman, Crystal, 1881-1928 X
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American Union Against Militarism 1
American Union Against Militarism. Civil Liberties Bureau 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Cumberson, Katherine D. 1