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Jessie Wallace Hughan Papers

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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

Mercedes M. Randall Papers

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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

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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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Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 2
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 2
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 2