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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

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

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

Helene Stöcker papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-035
Overview Dr. Helene Stöcker (1869-1943) was one of the first woman students to enter a German University. In the 1920s she helped found Germany's first woman suffrage organization, and later the Bund für Mutterschutz (Protection of Motherhood). Dr. Stöcker immigrated to the United States in 1941 under the sponsorship of friends and colleagues in the peace movement.
Dates: 1897-1994; Majority of material found within 1913-1943

War Resisters' International Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-039
Overview The War Resisters' International was founded at Bilthoven, Netherlands, in 1921 by representative pacifists from that country, Germany, Austria and Great Britain. The War Resisters' International was never more than a coordinating body in its relationship to affiliated groups.
Dates: 1923-1976

Women's Peace Society Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-106
Overview Women's Peace Society was not interested in using political or economic means to end what it termed "war-madness". Rather, its members chose educational methods such as handing out literature, participating in demonstrations, speaking at public events, and holding school contests. In August 1921, it sponsored a conference at Niagara Falls where it cooperated with Canadian peace women in starting the Women's Peace Union of the Western Hemisphere. The Women's Peace Union chose to work politically...
Dates: 1914-1933; Majority of material found within 1914-1933

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Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
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Women and peace 2
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English 5
Germanic languages 1
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Names
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 3
War Resisters League 3
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 2
Bussey, Gertrude Carman, 1888-1961 2
Byrns, Elinor 2
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Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 2
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 2
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 2
Kaufman, Abraham 2
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 2
Villard, Fanny Garrison, 1844-1928 2
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 2
Women's Peace Union 2
Abbott, Mary, pacifist 1
Anti-Enlistment League 1
Babcock, Caroline L. (Caroline Lexow), 1882- 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Barker, Christine Ross 1
Beard, Mary Ritter, 1876-1958 1
Beaton, Grace M. 1
Black, Elizabeth 1
Bowie, Walter Russell, 1882-1969 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Campaign for World Government (Organization) 1
Casanova, Margaret 1
Daljord, Stella Crossley 1
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 1
Durant, Ariel 1
Early, Frances H. 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Finch, Margaret Rockwell, 1921- 1
Gage-Colby, Ruth 1
Gray, Annie E. 1
Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Holmes, Marian H. 1
Holtzman, Elizabeth, correspondent 1
Horney, Karen, 1885-1952 1
Hughan, Evelyn 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Johnson, Emily Cooper 1
Jouve, Andrée, 1884-1972 1
Kollontaĭ, A. (Aleksandra), 1872-1952 1
Kuenzli, Alfred E. (Alfred Eugene), 1923- 1
Layer, Frances Evans 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
Lloyd, Georgia, 1913- 1
Lloyd, Lola Maverick, 1875-1944 1
Mackaye, Jessie Hardy 1
Marston, Helen, 1892-1982 1
New York Bureau of Legal Advice 1
Paco (Organization) 1
Pethick-Lawrence, Emmeline, 1867- 1
Quidde, Ludwig, 1858-1941 1
Ragaz, Clara 1
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 1
Ransom, Frances Rose 1
Rockwell, Marjorie Hughan 1
Rolland, Romain, 1866-1944 1
Sanger, Margaret, 1879-1966 1
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 1
Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968 1
Smedley, Agnes, 1892-1950 1
Socialist Party (U.S.) 1
Springer, Brunold, 1873- 1
Thomas, Margaret Loring 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
War Resisters' International 1
White, Ella, active 1961 1
Winsor, Mary, 1869-1956 1
Wold, Emma, 1871-1950 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 1
Women's Peace Society 1
Wynner, Edith 1
Young Democracy (Organization) 1
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