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Emily Greene Balch Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-006
Abstract Emily Greene Balch (1867-1961) was the second U.S. woman to have won the Nobel Peace Prize. Balch embarked on her academic career in the economics and sociology department at Wellesley College. Balch's extracurricular work with the Women's Trade Union League and opposition to World War I resulted in dismissal from Wellesley, and thereafter she helped lead the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Called a "Citizen of the World," Balch worked for peace throughout her life--through...
Dates: 1842-1961; Majority of material found within 1875 - 1961

Dorothy Detzer Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-086
Abstract Dorothy Detzer was a peace activist, writer, and lobbyist. She served as the National Executive Secretary of the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, 1924-1946.. Detzer influenced a Congressional investigation of the munitions industry, 1934-1936, and later wrote the book Appointment on the Hill, 1948, describing her two decades in Washington, D.C.
Dates: 1913-1981

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Disarmament -- History -- Sources 1
Lobbyists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- History -- Sources 1
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Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Balch, F. V. (Francis Vergnies), 1839-1898 1
Balch, Francis Noyes, 1873- 1
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Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Bates, Katharine Lee, 1859-1929 1
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Buell, Raymond Leslie, 1896-1946 1
Calkins, Mary Whiton, 1863-1930 1
Cheever, Helen 1
Clark, Hilda 1
Coman, Katharine, 1857-1915 1
Denny, Ludwell, 1894-1970 1
Doty, Madeleine Z. (Madeleine Zabriskie), 1877-1963 1
Drevet, Camille 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
DuchĂȘne, Gabrielle 1
Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965 1
Gordon, Mitchell 1
Gulick, Sidney L. (Sidney Lewis), 1902-1988 1
Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943 1
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 1
Innes, Kathleen Elizabeth Royds 1
Jacobs, Aletta H. (Aletta Henriette), 1854-1929 1
Karsten, Eleanor Daggett, -1946 1
Kellogg, Paul Underwood, 1879-1958 1
Kind, Bessie 1
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 1
Lowrie, Kathleen Jennison 1
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
Pearson, Drew, 1897-1969 1
Pendleton, Ellen F. (Ellen Fitz), 1864-1936 1
People's Council of America for Democracy and Peace 1
Post, Alice Thacher, 1853-1947 1
Pye, Edith M. (Edith Mary) 1
Ragaz, Clara 1
Rainbolt, Rosemary 1
Ramondt-Hirschmann, Cor 1
Randell, Huldah W. 1
Riseman, Meta 1
Scudder, Vida Dutton, 1861-1954 1
Sheepshanks, Mary, 1872-1958 1
Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984 1
Sicherman, Barbara 1
Taussig, Florence G. 1
Vernon, Mabel 1
Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940 1
Weller, George, 1907-2002 1
Welles, Sumner, 1892-1961 1
Woman's Peace Party 1
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