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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

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

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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Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 2
DiGia, Ralph 2
Gottlieb, Edward P. 2
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 2
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 2
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McReynolds, David 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Roodenko, Igal 2
Aberman, Sidney 1
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
Allen, Steve, 1921-2000 1
Altbach, Philip G. 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Bowie, Walter Russell, 1882-1969 1
Brooks, R. Boland 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Campaign for World Government (Organization) 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Casanova, Margaret 1
Chomsky, Noam 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Corfman, Rex 1
Deats, Richard L., 1932- 1
Duff, Peggy 1
Dunbar, Olivia Howard, 1873-1953 1
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Forest, Jim (James H.) 1
Gilmore, Robert, 1941- 1
Goodman, Paul, 1911-1972 1
Gottlieb, Sanford 1
Harrington, Michael, 1928-1989 1
Hartmann, George W. (George Wilfried), 1904-1955 1
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 1
Hedemann, Ed 1
Hedemann, Grace 1
Hennacy, Ammon, 1893-1970 1
Hentoff, Nat 1
Holtzman, Elizabeth, correspondent 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
Kepler, Roy C. 1
Keys, Donald 1
Kuenzli, Alfred E. (Alfred Eugene), 1923- 1
Layer, Frances Evans 1
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 1
Lloyd, Georgia, 1913- 1
Lyttle, Bradford 1
Meacham, Stewart 1
New York Bureau of Legal Advice 1
Nhất Hạnh, Thích 1
Olmstead, Frank 1
Peck, James 1
Pickus, Robert 1
Prasad, Devi 1
Ransom, Frances Rose 1
Richards, Edward C. M., 1886-1974 1
Rukuyser, Muriel 1
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 1
Schaum, Winifred W. 1
Schwartz, Wendy 1
Socialist Party (U.S.) 1
Solomonow, Allan 1
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 1
Tatum, Arlo D. 1
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
Waskow, Arthur Ocean, 1933- 1
Wentworth, Lydia G., 1858- 1
Willoughby, George, pacifist 1
Women's Peace Union 1
Woodward, Beverly 1
Zeidler, Frank P. 1
Zinn, Howard, 1922-2010 1
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