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American Union Against Militarism Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-004
Overview In 1915 a group of New York pacifists and near-pacifists organized the "Anti-militarism Committee" to combat the war spirit of the time. Activities included lobbying, publishing, a lecture campaign, and the establishment of a Civil Liberties Bureau. The most notable achievements were the work in the successful effort to avert war with Mexico in 1916 and the encouragement of opposition to peacetime conscription following World War I. The office was raided by the government and American Union...
Dates: 1915 - 1922

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-011
Abstract Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana was a writer and pacifist who taught comparative literature at Columbia University from 1912 until 1917. Dana lost his teaching post as an opponent of American participation in World War I. Dana continued to advocate civil liberties and the rights of conscientious objectors.
Dates: 1914-1950

Edward W. Evans Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-122
Overview Edward Wyatt Evans (1882-1976) was a lifelong member of the Germantown (Pennsylvania) Monthly Meeting and was active in the Friends Peace Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Evans was instrumental in the founding of the Fellowship of Reconciliation (Fellowship of Reconcilation), and was the executive secretary from 1916-1919. During the 1920s, he was also active in educational and peace programs of the Society of Friends.
Dates: 1916-1922

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Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 2
Eastman, Crystal, 1881-1928 2
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
American Union Against Militarism 1
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American Union Against Militarism. Civil Liberties Bureau 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Bridges, Harry, 1901- 1
Browning, Hilda 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Citizens Victory Committee for Harry Bridges 1
Civil Rights Congress (U.S.) 1
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 1
Conference of Christian Pacifists 1
Dana, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1881-1950 1
Dunn, Robert W. (Robert Williams), 1895- 1
Elderkin, Noble S. (Noble Strong), 1878-1966 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Florence, Lella Secor, 1887-1966 1
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 1
Fuller, Walter G. 1
Gale, Zona, 1874-1938 1
Goldman, Emma, 1869-1940 1
Hallinan, Charles T. 1
Hardin, Floyd, 1890-1974 1
Hodgkin, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1877-1933 1
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 1
Jones, Paul, 1880-1941 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 1
Kelsey, Mary 1
League for Democratic Control (U.S.) 1
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 1
Lynch, Frederick, 1867-1934 1
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 1
Mussey, Henry Raymond, 1875-1940 1
Nicholson, Vincent D. (Vincent De Witt), 1890-1945 1
Pennell, Anne Walton 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Peace Committee (1916-1933) 1
Rankin, Belle 1
Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984 1
Smith, Rennie, b. 1888 1
Thomas, Wilbur K. (Wilbur Kelsey), 1882-1953 1
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 1
Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940 1
Warbasse, James Peter, 1866-1957 1
Whitaker, Robert, 1863-1944 1
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