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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

Katherine Devereux Blake Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Blake, Katherine Devereux
Abstract Katherine Devereux Blake was a suffragist and peace activist through the first half of the twentieth century. She was a member of the Ford Peace Expedition in 1915-1916, served on the national board of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and its international executive board, and was the chief speaker for the Disarmament Caravan, which toured 9,000 miles in 1931.
Dates: 1911-1950

Kay Camp Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-169
Abstract Katherine Lindsley Camp was born in 1918 [1919?], Mt. Kisco New York. She was a graduate of Swarthmore College (Class of 1940). Camp was elected president of the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom in 1967, and served as international president, 1974-1980. In addition Camp was founder of the Citizens Bi-Racial Study Group; former president of the Pennsylvania Women's Political Caucus; made unsuccessful bid for Congress in 1972 on the Democratic ticket in...
Dates: 1955-2006

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

Lucy Haessler Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Haessler, Lucy
Abstract Collection consists of one folder of biographical information about Lucy Haessler; the remainder is a typewritten transcription of taped interviews, 1986-1987, by Anthony von der Muhll (Haessler's grandson) for his thesis, Fighting Her Way : an Oral History of Lucy Haessler (B.A. thesis, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1987); in later years she lived in Santa Cruz, California, where she died.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1986-

Dorothy H. Hutchinson Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-125
Abstract Dorothy Hewitt Hutchinson (l905-l984) began to gain influence in the peace movement when her pamphlet A Call to Peace Now was printed by the Friends in l943. That summer, Hutchinson and a small group of people started the Peace Now Movement, using her pamphlet to rally support for the principle of a negotiated settlement rather than unconditional surrender of the Axis powers. This group included George W. Hartmann, a psychology professor at Columbia, and John Collett. Hutchinson also worked to...
Dates: 1942-1980

Jane Addams Peace Association Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-043-JAPA
Abstract Minutes (1949-), reports, form letters and memoranda, literature, financial records, and material relating to some of the projects supported by the association, including Art for World Friendship, Committee for World Development and World Disarmament, and Jane Addams Children's Book Award. Persons represented include Ruth Chalmers, executive director.
Dates: 1948-

Helen Kusman Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Kusman, Helen
Overview Helen Kusman was active in the peace movement from the 1950s through the 1980s, and worked on many issues. She served as the chairman of the New York Metropolitan Branch of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), from 1970 to 1974. From 1973 to 1979 she served as Vice-President of the National Executive Board, representing the Northeast Region of the WILPF.
Dates: 1972-1982

Milada Marsalka Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-217
Abstract Milada Marsalka was a member of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, U.S. Section, active with the New Haven, Connecticut Branch. Marsalka worked for American-Soviet friendship and conversion of economy from military to civilian production. She was born in Czechoslovakia and later moved to the United States. Marsalka died in 1999 or 2000.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1965-1998

Mildred Scott Olmsted Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-082
Abstract Mildred Scott Olmsted, peace activist and suffragist, was born in Glenolden, Pennsylvania, in 1890. In 1922, Olmsted became Executive Secretary of the Pennsylvania Branch of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF). From 1934 onward she assumed national positions with the organization. In 1946, Olmsted became National Administrative Secretary and held that position (until her retirement in 1966. She remained active as Executive Director Emerita of WILPF and also served on...
Dates: 1881-1990; Majority of material found within 1907-1990

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Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 5
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 4
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 4
Ballantyne, Edith 3
Camp, Kay 3
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Chalmers, Ruth 3
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 3
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 3
Baer, Gertrude 2
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 2
Boulding, Elise 2
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 2
Courtney, Kathleen, Dame, 1878-1974 2
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 2
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 2
Jane Addams Peace Association 2
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 2
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 2
Post, Alice Thacher, 1853-1947 2
Ragaz, Clara 2
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 2
Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984 2
Steffens, Dorothy R. 2
Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 1
Art for World Friendship (Organization) 1
Baker, Adelaide N. 1
Balch, F. V. (Francis Vergnies), 1839-1898 1
Balch, Francis Noyes, 1873- 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Barr, Eleanor M., 1939- 1
Bates, Katharine Lee, 1859-1929 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Buell, Raymond Leslie, 1896-1946 1
Bussey, Gertrude Carman, 1888-1961 1
Calkins, Mary Whiton, 1863-1930 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Cheever, Helen 1
Clark, Hilda 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Collett, John A. (John Albert), 1911- 1
Coman, Katharine, 1857-1915 1
Committee for World Development and World Disarmament 1
Cookson, Sybil, 1890- 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
Duchêne, Gabrielle 1
Eastman, Crystal, 1881-1928 1
Federated Press 1
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 1
Fowler, Eleanor 1
Frank, Libby 1
Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965 1
Frazier, Howard 1
Freeman, Ruth, 1901- 1
Gage-Colby, Ruth 1
Gale, Zona, 1874-1938 1
Gjermoe, Johanne Ruetz 1
Gordon, Mitchell 1
Graham, Jo Kreiner 1
Gulick, Sidney L. (Sidney Lewis), 1902-1988 1
Haessler, Carl, 1888-1972 1
Haessler, Lucy Whitaker, 1904-1997 1
Hartmann, George W. (George Wilfried), 1904-1955 1
Hasegawa, Marii 1
Hayes, Dorothy M. 1
Henry Ford Peace Expedition (1915-1916) 1
Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943 1
Hickie, Dorothy 1
Hinton, Carma 1
Holmes, Margaret 1
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 1
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 1
Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955 1
Innes, Kathleen Elizabeth Royds 1
Isono, Fujiko, 1918- 1
Ivey, Anne 1
Jacobs, Aletta H. (Aletta Henriette), 1854-1929 1
Jane Addams Hall of Fame Committee 1
Johnson, Emily Cooper 1
Jouve, Andrée, 1884-1972 1
Jōdai, Tano, 1886-1982 1
Karsten, Eleanor Daggett, -1946 1
Kellogg, Paul Underwood, 1879-1958 1
Kind, Bessie 1
Kusman, Helen 1
Lowrie, Kathleen Jennison 1
Marsalka, Milada, 1904-2000 1
Marston, Helen, 1892-1982 1
Mellor, Ruth 1
Midgley, Jane 1
Moore, Carol V. 1
Mueller, Melva 1
Nayar, Sushila, 1914-2001 1
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