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Ahimsa Farm Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Ahimsa Farm
Dates: 1940-1942

Committee on Race Relations Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-800
Overview Records, 1921-1969, of the Race Relations Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and its predecessors, the Anti-Lynching Committee (1919-1921), Committee on the Interests of the Colored Race (1921-1929) Committee on Race Relations (1921-1929), and the Joint Committee on Race Relations(1929-1955).
Dates: 1921-1969

Congress of Racial Equality Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Congress of Racial Equality
Overview The Congress of Racial Equality was organized circa 1942 by an interracial group of University of Chicago students and theological seminary students, together with members of the Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.). The purpose of the organization was to eliminate all racial segregation and discrimination by means of interracial, direct nonviolent action. By 1966, CORE's official policy shifted to Black power and Black separatism while rejecting the former principles of non-violence. This small...
Dates: 1942-1972

John D'Emilio Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-D'Emilio, John
Abstract Audiocassettes and typed transcripts of interviews with Bayard Rustin, his friends and co-workers for D'Emilio's book Lost Prophet: the Life and Times of Bayard Rustin. Rustin was an African-American conscientious objector, civil rights worker, pacifist, Quaker. Interviews were between 1992 and 2002. Interviewees include: Bayard Rustin, Charles Bloomstein, Ernest Bromley, Marion Bromley, Stephen Carey, Ralph DiGia, Roy Finch, Caleb Foote, Larry Gara, Norman Hill, Rachelle Horowitz, George...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1992-2002

Charles Fisher Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Fisher, Charles
Overview Charles Fisher was a draft counselor for the Boston Draft Resistance Group (BDRG), and involved with the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE).
Dates: Majority of material found within 1964-1971

Ross Flanagan Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-064
Overview Ross Flanagan (1934- ), is Quaker pacifist and activist, has been involved in many Quaker-sponsored projects, peace, and civil rights activities. In the 1950s he served on the staff of the American Friends Service Committee. He was an early protestor against the Vietnam war and worked with A Quaker Action Group in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In the 1970s Flanagan was involved in neighborhood revitalization projects in West Philadelphia.
Dates: 1962-1993; Majority of material found within 1964-1978

Friends Committee on National Legislation Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-047
Abstract A Quaker lobbying group established in 1943 to bring conscience and spiritual values to the political process in Washington; it grew out of the work of the Friends War Problems Committee in 1940.

Dates: 1943-

Martin Luther King, Jr. Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-King Jr., Martin Luther
Abstract Pamphlets, articles, reprints, photocopies of works by and about Martin Luther King, Jr.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1956-

Robert W. Lentz Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Lentz, Robert W.
Abstract Robert W. Lentz was a civil rights lawyer, originally from West Chester Pennsylvania. He worked with the Council of Federated Organizations (COFO) in Mississippi; for two weeks in the summer of 1964, and served as a lawyer to aid volunteers who were jailed in Mississippi for their civil rights efforts. Lentz returned to Mississippi in November 1966 to help with voter rights in the general election.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1964-2001

Medgar Evers Fund Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Medgar Evans Fund
Abstract Collection includes a pamphlet:"We're On Our Way : a progress report on the Fayette Experiment"; newspaper clippings, and the first issue (June 1970) of The Medgar Evers Fund News.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1969-1971

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American Friends Service Committee 3
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Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 3
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Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 3
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 3
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Congress of Racial Equality 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 2
Houser, George M. 2
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Neely, Frances E. 2
Paschkis, V. (Victor) 2
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 2
Tatum, Arlo D. 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
Ahimsa Farm 1
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
American Legion 1
Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Anthony, Robert L. 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Apsey, Lawrence S. 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Baldridge, Cyrus Leroy, 1889-1977 1
Beliefs Into Actions (Program) 1
Benoit, Emile 1
Bevel, James L. (James Luther), 1936- 1
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 1
Bingham, Alfred M. (Alfred Mitchell), 1905-1998 1
Bliss, George I. 1
Block Association of West Philadelphia 1
Bloomstein, Charles 1
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 1
Boston Draft Resistance Group 1
Bromley, Ernest 1
Bromley, Marion, -1996 1
Buch, Peter 1
Canadian Friends Service Committee 1
Carey, Stephen 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Citizens Local Alliance for a Safer Philadelphia 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Cooper, Wilmer A. (Wilmer Albert) 1
Corson, Helen H. 1
Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.) 1
D'Emilio, John 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 1
Davis, Rennie 1
Dawson, Kipp 1
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 1
Deming, Vinton 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Earlham College 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Evers, Charles, 1922- 1
Evers, Medgar Wiley, 1925-1963 1
Fauset, Crystal Dreda Bird, 1893-1965 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Fisher, Charles, 1938- 1
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 1
Foote, Caleb, 1917-2006 1
Foulke, Thomas Albert, 1893-1962 1
Free India Committee 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friendly Acres (Secane, Pa.) 1
Friends Chester Project 1
Friends Committee for Reconciliation and Church Reconstruction 1
Friends Committee on Legislation of Northern California 1
Friends Committee on Legislation. Southern California Section 1
Gara, Larry 1
Golden Rule (Ketch) 1
Green Circle (Program) 1
Greenblatt, Robert, economist 1
Hadley, Jeanette 1
Harker, Charles H. 1
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 1
Hester, Hugh B. (Hugh Bryan), 1895-1983 1
Hill, Norman, 1933- 1
Hillyer, Mary W. 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Horowitz, Rachelle 1
Huffman, Herbert 1
Illinois-Wisconsin Friends Committee on Legislation 1
Innerst, J. Stuart, 1894-1975 1
Interfaith Peacemakers Association 1
Jamison, Jeannette 1
Joint Committee on Race Relations (Society of Friends : 1929-1955) 1
Joint Peace Committee of Providence and Chester Monthly Meetings (Society of Friends : Media, Pa.) 1
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