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Devere Allen Papers

 Collection
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

Ann Morrissett Davidon and William C. Davidon Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-144
Abstract Ann Morrissett Davidon (1925-2004), was a writer, editor, educator, pacifist and peace activist through her entire life. William Cooper Davidon(1927- 2013), was a professor of physics at Haverford College and (retired 1994), pacifist, peace activist. The two were married in 1963 and both continued to be very active in peace, pacifist, anti-Vietnam War, and social justice organizations. They advocated and practiced war-tax resistance. In 1971, William Davidon was named an "unindicted...
Dates: 1949-

Eichel Family Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-131
Overview The Eichel Family papers provide a unique glimpse into the lives of conscientious objectors and peace activists from one family over two generations, from 1916 onward. Julius Eichel, David Eichel and Albert Eichel were all C.O.s during WWI. Julius Eichel and his wife Esther Eichel protested WWII. Their son Seymour Eichel also served time in prison for his refusal to serve in the military in the 1950s.
Dates: 1918 - 2008

Henry LeRoy Finch Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-195
Overview Henry Leroy (Roy) Finch Jr. was a pacifist, conscientious objector to World War II, philosopher and writer.
Dates: 1933-1995

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

Roy C. Kepler Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-185
Overview Roy Kepler was a radical pacifist and conscientious objector during World War II, owner of Kepler Books in Menlo Park, California, involved for many years with the War Resisters League, one of the founders of the Pacifica Foundation and public radio in California.
Dates: 1940-1985

David McReynolds Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-134
Abstract David McReynolds (1929-2018), was an activist with the War Resisters League, the Socialist Party USA and the Democratic Socialists of America. He was an editor of Liberation magazine in the 1950s and a leader of the WRL from the 1950s until his retirement in 1999. McReynolds ran for Congress twice and for President of the U.S. twice, including a run in 2000. McReynolds has attempted to integrate anti-war and pacifist philosophy with Socialist economics. David McReynolds was openly gay and had...
Dates: 1943 - Date

A. J. Muste Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-050
Overview A.J. Muste (1885-1967), was ordained a minister in the Dutch Reformed Church, but later (1917), he became a member of the Society of Friends. During World War I, Muste's refusal to abandon his pacifist position led to his forced resignation from the Central Congregational Church in Newtonville, Massachusetts. Muste's involvement as a labor organizer began in 1919 when he led strikes in the textile mills of Lawrence, Massachusetts. He became the director of the Brookwood Labor College in...
Dates: 1920-1967

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

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Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
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Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
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Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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Socialists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 2
Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Ballistic missiles -- United States 1
Civil disobedience 1
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Connecticut -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950 -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection 1
Conscientious objection -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Educators -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Harrisburg Seven Trial, Harrisburg, Pa., 1972 1
International organization -- History -- Sources 1
Journalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Labor leaders -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Lecturers -- United States -- Biography -- Sources 1
Liberation (New York, N.Y. : 1956) 1
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism 1
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
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Periodical editors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Philosophers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Physicists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Polaris (Missile) 1
Printers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Public radio -- California -- Berkeley -- History -- Sources 1
Radicalism -- California -- Berkeley -- History -- Sources 1
Radicalism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Selective conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Socialist parties -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 1
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 1
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Women political candidates -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Prisoners and prisons -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 1
World tomorrow (Periodical) 1
Young democracy (Periodical) 1
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Names
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 5
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 5
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 5
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 5
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 4
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Kaufman, Abraham 4
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 4
American Friends Service Committee 3
Committee for Nonviolent Action 3
Finch, Henry Le Roy 3
McReynolds, David 3
Roodenko, Igal 3
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 3
Socialist Party (U.S.) 3
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 3
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Civilian Public Service 2
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 2
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 2
DiGia, Ralph 2
Early, Frances H. 2
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 2
Gara, Larry 2
Gottlieb, Edward P. 2
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 2
Kepler, Roy C. 2
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 2
Lens, Sidney 2
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 2
Prasad, Devi 2
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 2
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 2
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 2
War Resisters' International 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 2
Aberman, Sidney 1
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 1
Adler, Friedrich 1
Allen, Horatio, 1802-1889 1
Allen, Steve, 1921-2000 1
Altbach, Philip G. 1
American Committee for the Defense of Leon Trotsky 1
American Forum for Socialist Education 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
Anderson, Jervis 1
Andresen, Bent, 1908-1991 1
Anti-Enlistment League 1
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Beard, Charles A. (Charles Austin), 1874-1948 1
Bennett, Scott H. 1
Berg, Lloyd A. 1
Berg, Russel O. 1
Berrigan, Philip 1
Bohn, Lewis Christian 1
Bolling, Landrum Rymer 1
Bourdet, Claude, 1909- 1
Bowie, Walter Russell, 1882-1969 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Bromley, Ernest 1
Bromley, Marion, -1996 1
Brooks, R. Boland 1
Broun, Heywood, 1888-1939 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Campaign for World Government (Organization) 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Casanova, Margaret 1
Catchpool, Corder, 1883-1952 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Ceresole, Pierre, 1879-1945 1
Charlotte Citizens for Peace (Port Charlotte, Fla.) 1
Chase, E. Dixwell 1
Chomsky, Noam 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 1
Congress of Racial Equality 1
Cook, Cara 1
Coolidge, A. Sprague 1
Corfman, Rex 1
Cousins, Norman 1
Cranston, Maurice, 1920-1993 1
Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), 1897-1996 1
Davidon, Ann Morrissett 1
Davidon, William C. 1
Deats, Richard L., 1932- 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1
Drevet, Camille 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Duff, Peggy 1
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