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Devere Allen Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-053
Abstract Author, editor, journalist and lecturer; advocate of internationalist pacifism; influential member of the Socialist Party in the 1930s; genealogist; recorder of Rhode Island history and lore; named Harold Devere Allen.
Dates: 1809-1978; Majority of material found within 1910-1955

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

Tracy D. Mygatt and Frances Witherspoon Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-089
Overview Tracy Dickinson Mygatt (1885-1973) and Frances May Witherspoon (1886-1973) were prolific writers and absolute pacifists who worked together in movements for women's rights, world peace, civil liberties, and civil rights. Both women authored plays, articles, poems, sermons, and stories, individually and in collaboration. They were founders of the War Resisters League and later served as honorary chairs. Frances Witherspoon was a co-founder and Executive Secretary of the New York Bureau of Legal...
Dates: 1835-1973; Majority of material found within 1911-1974

Sydney Dix Strong Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-036
Overview Sydney Dix Strong (1860-1938) was an outspoken pacifist and strong supporter of disarmament, war resistance, and organized labor. He was the pastor for churches in Ohio and Illinois and did settlement work in Chicago. For his peace stance made him unpopular during WWI and in Oct. 1917 he was expelled from membership in the Municipal League of Seattle because of a speech he had given before the National Council of Congregational Churches, in which he praised the I.W.W. (International Workers of...
Dates: 1890-1938

War Resisters League Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-040
Overview The War Resisters League is a pacifist organization whose members are against all war. Witnessing the establishment of the War Resisters' International in Europe in 1921, and sensing a need for a similar organization in the United States, Dr. Jessie Wallace Hughan established the War Resisters League as an independent organization. The War Resisters League membership pledge, which has remained essentially unchanged since its inception, reads: "The War Resisters League affirms that war is a...
Dates: 1923-1994

Lydia G. Wentworth Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-041
Overview Lydia G. Wentworth, was a writer and ardent peace advocate who lived most of her life in Brookline, Massachusetts. Despite illness which confined her to bed for over thirty years, she carried on a prolific correspondence and contributed hundreds of articles to newspapers and magazines.Wentworth believed that socialism and pacifism were synonymous. She campaigned vigorously against the nationalism which taught that war is a necessary evil, wholly unavoidable. She urged women to play a role in...
Dates: 1902-1947; Majority of material found within 1918-1947

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Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 4
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 4
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 3
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 3
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 3
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Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 3
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 3
War Resisters League 3
Wentworth, Lydia G., 1858- 3
American Friends Service Committee 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 2
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 2
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 2
Fey, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1898-1990 2
Kaufman, Abraham 2
Newton, Ray 2
Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971 2
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 2
Ponsonby, Arthur Ponsonby, Baron, 1871-1946 2
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 2
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 2
Strong, Sydney, 1860-1938 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 2
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 2
Aberman, Sidney 1
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 1
Adler, Friedrich 1
Allen, Horatio, 1802-1889 1
American Committee for the Defense of Leon Trotsky 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
Annes, A.B 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Beard, Charles A. (Charles Austin), 1874-1948 1
Berg, Russel O. 1
Bolling, Landrum Rymer 1
Bowie, Walter Russell, 1882-1969 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Brooks, R. Boland 1
Broun, Heywood, 1888-1939 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Butler, Smedley D. (Smedley Darlington), 1881-1940 1
Byrd, Richard Evelyn, 1888-1957 1
Campaign for World Government (Organization) 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Casanova, Margaret 1
Catchpool, Corder, 1883-1952 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Ceresole, Pierre, 1879-1945 1
Chase, E. Dixwell 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 1
Coolidge, A. Sprague 1
Corfman, Rex 1
Cranston, Maurice, 1920-1993 1
Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), 1897-1996 1
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 1
Denton, Mary 1
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Douglas, Paul H. (Paul Howard), 1892-1976 1
Drevet, Camille 1
Dulles, John Foster 1
Dunbar, Olivia Howard, 1873-1953 1
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 1
Eichelberger, Clark M. (Clark Mell), 1896-1980 1
Einstein, Albert 1
Engelbrecht, H. C. (Helmuth Carol), 1895-1939 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Florence, Lella Secor, 1887-1966 1
Fosdick, Harry Emerson 1
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 1
Garvey, Marcus, 1887-1940 1
Gladden, Washington, 1836-1918 1
Gottlieb, Edward P. 1
Grant, Donald 1
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 1
Gray, Philip, 1906- 1
Greenfield, George H. 1
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- 1
Harris, Paul, b. 1897 1
Hartmann, George W. (George Wilfried), 1904-1955 1
Hassler, Alfred, 1910- 1
Hedemann, Ed 1
Hedemann, Grace 1
Hennacy, Ammon, 1893-1970 1
Holtzman, Elizabeth, correspondent 1
Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955 1
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 1
Hunt, Dorothy H. 1
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