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American Peace Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-003
Overview In the 1820s William Ladd of the Maine Peace Society suggested that the regional US peace societies become associated in a national organization. As a result, the peace societies of Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New York, and Pennsylvania (Philadelphia) merged in May 1828 to form the American Peace Society [APS]. The stated purpose of the American Peace Society was to "promote permanent international peace through justice; and to advance in every proper way the general use of...
Dates: 1828-1947

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-043
Abstract Includes minutes, resolutions and general historical records; anniversary celebrations, committee minutes, literature and releases; office files from the legislative office, the finance and the executive director; includes miscellaneous records from branches, including New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, among others; a large correspondence file includes general office correspondence as well as that of the National Organizational Secretary, the Washington Legislative Secretary, and others;...
Dates: 1915-2019

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  • Names: Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 X
  • Names: Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 X
  • Subject: Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources X
  • Subject: Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources X

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Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Names
Alexander, Joseph G. (Joseph Gundry), 1848- 1
American Peace Society 1
Bailey, Hannah J. (Hannah Johnston), 1839-1923 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Beals, Charles Edward, 1869-1931 1