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Jane Addams Collection

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-001
Overview A world-famous social reformer; co-founded the first settlement house in America in 1889; championed many causes on behalf of the urban poor, such as protection of immigrants, child labor laws, industrial safety, juvenile courts, and recognition of labor unions; a leading figure in the movement for international peace; awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931.
Dates: 1838-; Majority of material found within 1880-1935

Devere Allen Papers

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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

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

Consultative Peace Council Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Consultative Peace Council
Abstract Includes correspondence, reports, financial records, administrative files, minutes of meetings, publicity materials, brochures, newspaper clippings. Correspondents include: Devere Allen, Dorothy Detzer, Alfred Hassler, Jessie Wallace Hughan, Abe Kaufman, Frederick J. Libby, A.J. Muste, Ray Newton, Mildred Scott Olmsted, John Swomley, E. Raymond Wilson, and M.R. Zigler.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1930-1969; Majority of material found within 1939-1955

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

Emergency Peace Campaign Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-012
Abstract Initiated in late 1935 by the American Friends Service Committee and other pacifists; originally planned as a two-year campaign to rally peace, religious, labor, African-American and student groups; aim was to organize a national campaign to promote peace principles in the face of preparation for war in Europe, and to keep the United States out of war; may have been preceded by the Emergency Peace Committee (1931-1933), though this has not been documented. The first EPC office opened in...
Dates: 1936-1937

Hannah Clothier Hull Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-016
Abstract Hannah Clothier Hull (1872-1958), was one of the founders of the Woman's Peace Party and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. She served as a national officer of the WILPF for nearly forty years. Hull was also active in other social reform movements. A member of a well-to-do Quaker family, Hannah Clothier graduated from Swarthmore College in 1891. She first worked at a Philadelphia settlement house and then entered the graduate program in social work at Bryn Mawr College. In...
Dates: 1889-1958

Keep America Out of War Congress Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Keep America Out of War
Overview The Keep America Out of War Congress was founded in 1938 (as the Keep America Out of War Comittee), by several leading peace organizations. The Congress was to pursue a joint, minimum six-point peace program. The aims of this program included the removal of U.S. ships and nationals from belligerent zones, a war referendum, the abandonment of plans for conscription and industrial mobilization, and greater economic and social justice at home and abroad. The Keep America Out of War Congress was...
Dates: 1938-1942

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

Pennsylvania Committee for Total Disarmament Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-030
Overview The Pennsylvania Committee for Total Disarmament was active from 1930 to 1936, chiefly in and around Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Through public opinion and personal contacts, PCTD supporters pressured Congress to support total disarmament, including passage of the Frazier Amendment outlawing war. Other objectives of the Committee included a Congressional investigation of the munitions industry, opposition to all preparations and training for war (including ROTC), and support for conscientious...
Dates: 1930-1938

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Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 7
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Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 8
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 6
Baer, Gertrude 5
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 5
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 5
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Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 5
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 5
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 4
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 4
Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943 4
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 4
Newton, Ray 4
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 4
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 4
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 4
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 3
American Friends Service Committee 3
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 3
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 3
Bussey, Gertrude Carman, 1888-1961 3
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 3
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 3
Doty, Madeleine Z. (Madeleine Zabriskie), 1877-1963 3
Drevet, Camille 3
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 3
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 3
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 3
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 3
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 3
Pye, Edith M. (Edith Mary) 3
Ragaz, Clara 3
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 3
Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939 2
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 2
Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970 2
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 2
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 2
Courtney, Kathleen, Dame, 1878-1974 2
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 2
Fey, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1898-1990 2
Gage-Colby, Ruth 2
Hamilton, Alice, 1869-1970 2
Hassler, Alfred, 1910- 2
Hillyer, Mary W. 2
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 2
Jacobs, Aletta H. (Aletta Henriette), 1854-1929 2
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 2
Jōdai, Tano, 1886-1982 2
Kaufman, Abraham 2
Keep America Out of War Congress 2
Kellogg, Paul Underwood, 1879-1958 2
Lloyd, Lola Maverick, 1875-1944 2
Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971 2
Pacifist Action Committee 2
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 2
Ponsonby, Arthur Ponsonby, Baron, 1871-1946 2
Post, Alice Thacher, 1853-1947 2
Ramondt-Hirschmann, Cor 2
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 2
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 2
Scudder, Vida Dutton, 1861-1954 2
Sheepshanks, Mary, 1872-1958 2
Starr, Ellen Gates 2
Swanwick, Helena M. (Helena Maria), 1864-1939 2
Swarthmore College. Peace Collection 2
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 2
Vernon, Mabel 2
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 2
Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940 2
Woman's Peace Party 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 2
Woods, Amy 2
Woolley, Mary Emma, 1863-1947 2
Worthy, William, 1921- 2
Young Democracy (Organization) 2
Abbott, Edith, 1876-1957 1
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 1
Addams, John Huy, 1822?-1881 1
Adler, Friedrich 1
Allen, Clifford, 1889-1939 1
Allen, Horatio, 1802-1889 1
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
American Committee for the Defense of Leon Trotsky 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
Anti-War Mobilization Mass Meeting (1940 : Washington, D.C.) 1
Babcock, Caroline L. (Caroline Lexow), 1882- 1
Baber, Zonia 1
Balch, F. V. (Francis Vergnies), 1839-1898 1
Balch, Francis Noyes, 1873- 1
Baldridge, Cyrus Leroy, 1889-1977 1
Ballantyne, Edith 1
Bates, Katharine Lee, 1859-1929 1
Beard, Charles A. (Charles Austin), 1874-1948 1
Beard, Mary Ritter, 1876-1958 1
Bennett, Fay 1
Berg, Russel O. 1
Bingham, Alfred M. (Alfred Mitchell), 1905-1998 1
Bok, Edward William, 1863-1930 1
Bolling, Landrum Rymer 1
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