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Branson-Jackson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-016
Overview Anna M. Jackson and her daughter, Anna M. (Jackson Branson) Theiss, were Quaker activists in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Anna M. Jackson was very involved in reform activities in New York City. She served as Chairman of the Women's Prison Reform Committee, and was also involved in the Women's Municipal League and the Political Study Club. Her daughter, Anna Morris Jackson, attended Swarthmore College for two years, and in 1909 earned a B.S. in Education from Columbia University. Anna was...
Dates: 1794-1962

Emergency Peace Federation Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Emergency Peace Federation
Overview The Emergency Peace Federation was organized to oppose U.S. drift into the the first world war. In July 1917 the Federation merged with the People's Council of America for Democracy and Peace.
Dates: 1914-1917

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

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 was on the advisory committee of the Women's Peace Society, and was a member of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, the Fellowship of Reconciliation, the Association to Abolish War,...
Dates: 1902-1947; Majority of material found within 1918-1947

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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Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 3
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 2
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Anti-Enlistment League 1
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Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Barker, Christine Ross 1
Barrows, Samuel J. (Samuel June), 1845-1909 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Black, Elizabeth 1
Blackwell, Antoinette Louisa Brown, 1825-1921 1
Blatch, Harriot Stanton, 1856-1940 1
Boardman, Anna Florence, 1913-1978 1
Branson family 1
Byrns, Elinor 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Collins, Ellen, 1828-1927 1
Cooper, Anna J. (Anna Julia), 1858-1964 1
Daljord, Stella Crossley 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Dodge, Grace H. (Grace Hoadley) 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Durant, Ariel 1
Early, Frances H. 1
Emergency Peace Federation (U.S.) 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Finch, Margaret Rockwell, 1921- 1
Florence, Lella Secor, 1887-1966 1
Gray, Annie E. 1
Hanaford, Phebe A. (Phebe Ann), 1829-1921 1
Hancock, Cornelia, 1840-1927 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Holmes, Marian H. 1
Hughan, Evelyn 1
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 1
Jackson, Anna M. (Anna Margaret), 1848-1920 1
Jackson, William M. (William Morris), 1837-1919 1
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 1
Mackaye, Jessie Hardy 1
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 1
Peabody, George Foster, 1852-1938 1
People's Council of America for Democracy and Peace 1
Ponsonby, Arthur Ponsonby, Baron, 1871-1946 1
Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914 1
Rockwell, Marjorie Hughan 1
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 1
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 1
Socialist Party (U.S.) 1
Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902 1
Strong, Sydney, 1860-1938 1
Swarthmore College 1
Theiss, Anna J. (Anna Jackson), 1881-1960 1
Thomas, Margaret Loring 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
War Resisters League 1
Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915 1
Wentworth, Lydia G., 1858- 1
Winsor, Mary, 1869-1956 1
Wise, Stephen Samuel, 1874-1949 1
Wold, Emma, 1871-1950 1
Woman's Municipal League (New York, N.Y.) 1
Women's Peace Society 1
de Rivera, Belle, 1848-1943 1
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