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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

Consultative Peace Council Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Consultative Peace Council
Abstract Includes correspondence, reports, financial records, administrative files, minutes of meetings, publicity materials, brochures, newspaper clippings. Correspondents include: Devere Allen, Dorothy Detzer, Alfred Hassler, Jessie Wallace Hughan, Abe Kaufman, Frederick J. Libby, A.J. Muste, Ray Newton, Mildred Scott Olmsted, John Swomley, E. Raymond Wilson, and M.R. Zigler.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1930-1969; Majority of material found within 1939-1955

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

Abraham Kaufman Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Kaufman, Abraham
Overview In October 1928, Kaufman became the first paid employee of the War Resisters League, eventually becoming its Executive Secretary through 1947. He co-founded the Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1942-1997

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

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

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Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
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War Resisters League 5
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 3
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 3
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 3
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
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Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 2
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 2
Early, Frances H. 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
Finch, Henry Le Roy 2
Hassler, Alfred, 1910- 2
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 2
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 2
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 2
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 2
Newton, Ray 2
Pacifist Action Committee 2
Ransom, Frances Rose 2
Socialist Party (U.S.) 2
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
War Resisters' International 2
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 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 Friends Service Committee 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
Anderson, Jervis 1
Andresen, Bent, 1908-1991 1
Anti-Enlistment League 1
Anti-War Mobilization Mass Meeting (1940 : Washington, D.C.) 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Beard, Charles A. (Charles Austin), 1874-1948 1
Beaton, Grace M. 1
Bennett, Scott H. 1
Berg, Russel O. 1
Bohn, Lewis Christian 1
Bolling, Landrum Rymer 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Brooks, R. Boland 1
Broun, Heywood, 1888-1939 1
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Byrns, Elinor 1
Catchpool, Corder, 1883-1952 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Ceresole, Pierre, 1879-1945 1
Charlotte Citizens for Peace (Port Charlotte, Fla.) 1
Chase, E. Dixwell 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Consultative Peace Council (U.S.) 1
Coolidge, A. Sprague 1
Corfman, Rex 1
Cranston, Maurice, 1920-1993 1
Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), 1897-1996 1
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Drevet, Camille 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Dulles, John Foster 1
Dunbar, Olivia Howard, 1873-1953 1
Durant, Ariel 1
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 1
Einstein, Albert 1
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 1
Engelbrecht, H. C. (Helmuth Carol), 1895-1939 1
Fey, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1898-1990 1
Finch, Margaret Rockwell, 1921- 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Florence, Lella Secor, 1887-1966 1
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 1
Gara, Larry 1
Garvey, Marcus, 1887-1940 1
Gottlieb, Edward P. 1
Grant, Donald 1
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 1
Gray, Philip, 1906- 1
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- 1
Harris, Paul, b. 1897 1
Hartmann, George W. (George Wilfried), 1904-1955 1
Hedemann, Ed 1
Hedemann, Grace 1
Hennacy, Ammon, 1893-1970 1
Hughan, Evelyn 1
Hunt, Dorothy H. 1
Hutchins, Grace 1
Inman, Samuel Guy, 1877-1965 1
Jewish Peace Fellowship (U.S.) 1
Joint Peace Board 1
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