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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

American Committee for the Outlawry of War Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Committee for the Outlawry of War
Dates: 1921-1936

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

Anna Melissa Graves Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-015
Abstract Anna Melissa Graves was a writer, teacher, world traveler, and internationalist. From the 1920s to the 1940s Graves traveled through Africa, Central and South America, China, Europe, and the Middle East. She taught school in many of these places and maintained a voluminous correspondence with the teachers, acquaintances, and former students she met on her travels.
Dates: 1919-1953

Homer A. Jack Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-063
Abstract Homer A. Jack (1916-1993) was a Unitarian Universalist clergyman and denominational official who sought to apply religious values to national and international affairs. Jack was executive secretary of the Chicago Council Against Racial and Religious Discrimination (1943-1948), executive director of SANE (1960-1964), and secretary general of the World Conference on Religion and Peace (1970-1983). He had been minister of churches in Lawrence, Kansas (1942-1943), Evanston, Illinois (1948-1959),...
Dates: 1930-1995

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

National Council Against Conscription Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-052
Overview The National Council Against Conscription had its first official meeting on December 13, 1945 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Nation Council Against Conscription worked to defeat various legislative measures which promoted universal military training and peacetime conscription, by lobbying Congress, public speaking, publishing detailed analyses of proposed legislation, corresponding with magazine and newspaper editors about their coverage of Universal Military Training, and producing...
Dates: 1944-1960

New York Peace Society Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-026
Overview The New York Peace Society was the first peace society in the United States beginning in 1815, and lasting in various incarnations until 1940.
Dates: 1818-1940; Majority of material found within 1906-1940

Post-War World Council Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-062
Overview Founded in 1942 to continue the efforts begun by Keep America Out of War Congress; December 1941 KAOWC dissolved and reorganized as Provisional Committee Toward a Democratic Peace; February 1942 a more permanent group organized; ceased activities December 1967.
Dates: 1942-1967

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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Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 5
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 4
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 4
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 4
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 3
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Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 3
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 3
Kaufman, Abraham 3
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 3
Newton, Ray 3
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 3
War Resisters League 3
American Friends Service Committee 2
Baer, Gertrude 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 2
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 2
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 2
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 2
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 2
Drevet, Camille 2
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 2
Einstein, Albert 2
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 2
Fey, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1898-1990 2
Fosdick, Harry Emerson 2
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 2
Hartmann, George W. (George Wilfried), 1904-1955 2
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 2
Lloyd, William Bross, 1908- 2
Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971 2
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 2
Reynolds, Reginald, 1905-1958 2
Royden, A. Maude (Agnes Maude), 1876-1956 2
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 2
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 2
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 2
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 2
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 2
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 2
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 2
Worthy, William, 1921- 2
Aberman, Sidney 1
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 1
Adler, Friedrich 1
Albizu Campos, Pedro, 1891-1965 1
Allen, Horatio, 1802-1889 1
American Committee for the Defense of Leon Trotsky 1
American Committee for the Outlawry of War 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
American Legion 1
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 1
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 1
Balabanoff, Angelica, 1878-1965 1
Baldridge, Cyrus Leroy, 1889-1977 1
Barbusse, Henri, 1873-1935 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Barton, Bruce, 1886-1967 1
Beard, Charles A. (Charles Austin), 1874-1948 1
Berg, Russel O. 1
Bingham, Alfred M. (Alfred Mitchell), 1905-1998 1
Bolling, Landrum Rymer 1
Bowie, Walter Russell, 1882-1969 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970 1
Bromfield, Louis, 1896-1956 1
Brooks, R. Boland 1
Broun, Heywood, 1888-1939 1
Brown, A. Barratt 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Butler, Smedley D. (Smedley Darlington), 1881-1940 1
Byrd, Richard Evelyn, 1888-1957 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Campaign for World Government (Organization) 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Casanova, Margaret 1
Catchpool, Corder, 1883-1952 1
Ceresole, Pierre, 1879-1945 1
Chase, E. Dixwell 1
Chicago Council Against Racial and Religious Discrimination 1
Clark, Roderic Kendall 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Conkling, Roscoe S. (Roscoe Seely), 1884-1956 1
Coolidge, A. Sprague 1
Corfman, Rex 1
Cousins, Norman 1
Cranston, Maurice, 1920-1993 1
Cunard, Nancy, 1896-1965 1
Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), 1897-1996 1
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Dodge, David Low, 1774-1852 1
Douglas, Paul H. (Paul Howard), 1892-1976 1
Dulles, John Foster 1
Dunbar, Olivia Howard, 1873-1953 1
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 1
Eichelberger, Clark M. (Clark Mell), 1896-1980 1
Engelbrecht, H. C. (Helmuth Carol), 1895-1939 1
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