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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 Union Against Militarism Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-004
Overview In 1915 a group of New York pacifists and near-pacifists organized the "Anti-militarism Committee" to combat the war spirit of the time. Activities included lobbying, publishing, a lecture campaign, and the establishment of a Civil Liberties Bureau. The most notable achievements were the work in the successful effort to avert war with Mexico in 1916 and the encouragement of opposition to peacetime conscription following World War I. The office was raided by the government and American Union...
Dates: 1915 - 1922

Broomell-Cleghorn-Fisher Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-278
Overview This collection contains material collected by Anna Pettit Broomell and primarily consists of the writings and correspondence of Broomell, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, and Sarah Cleghorn.
Dates: 1876-1967

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

Edward W. Evans Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-122
Overview Edward Wyatt Evans (1882-1976) was a lifelong member of the Germantown (Pennsylvania) Monthly Meeting and was active in the Friends Peace Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Evans was instrumental in the founding of the Fellowship of Reconciliation (Fellowship of Reconcilation), and was the executive secretary from 1916-1919. During the 1920s, he was also active in educational and peace programs of the Society of Friends.
Dates: 1916-1922

Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-013
Abstract The Fellowship of Reconciliation in the U.S. was founded in 1915 by Christian pacifists. The organization, whose members are now drawn from many religious groups, seeks to apply principles of peace and social justice and non-violent social change to issues such as disarmament, conscription, race relations, economic justice, and civil liberties.
Dates: 1915-

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

Jessie Wallace Hughan Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-251
Abstract Jessie Wallace Hughan (December 25, 1875 – April 10, 1955) was an American educator, social activist, and a radical pacifist. During her college days she was one of four co-founders of Alpha Omicron Pi, a national sorority for university women. She also was a founder and the first Secretary of the War Resisters League, established in 1923. For over two decades, she was a perennial candidate for political office on the ticket of the Socialist Party of America in her home state of New York.
Dates: 1870-1998

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

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

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Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
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Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 6
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 6
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 6
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 5
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 5
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Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 5
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 5
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 5
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 4
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 4
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 4
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 4
War Resisters League 4
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 3
American Friends Service Committee 3
Drevet, Camille 3
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 3
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 3
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 3
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 3
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 3
Kaufman, Abraham 3
Lyttle, Bradford 3
Nearing, Scott, 1883-1983 3
Newton, Ray 3
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 3
Pickus, Robert 3
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 3
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 3
Socialist Party (U.S.) 3
Willoughby, George, pacifist 3
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 3
Baer, Gertrude 2
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 2
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 2
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 2
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 2
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 2
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 2
Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Cousins, Norman 2
Deats, Richard L., 1932- 2
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 2
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 2
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Fey, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1898-1990 2
Forest, Jim (James H.) 2
Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980 2
Gottlieb, Sanford 2
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 2
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- 2
Harris, Paul, b. 1897 2
Hillyer, Mary W. 2
Houser, George M. 2
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 2
Jones, Paul, 1880-1941 2
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 2
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 2
Keep America Out of War Congress 2
Keys, Donald 2
Lens, Sidney 2
Lloyd, William Bross, 1908- 2
McReynolds, David 2
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 2
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 2
Nhất Hạnh, Thích 2
Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971 2
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 2
Reynolds, Reginald, 1905-1958 2
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 2
Royden, A. Maude (Agnes Maude), 1876-1956 2
Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Tatum, Arlo D. 2
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 2
Turn Toward Peace (Organization) 2
Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940 2
Walker, Charles C. 2
Waskow, Arthur Ocean, 1933- 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 2
Worthy, William, 1921- 2
Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939 1
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 1
Acts for Peace (Organization) 1
Adler, Friedrich 1
Albizu Campos, Pedro, 1891-1965 1
Allen, Horatio, 1802-1889 1
Allen, Steve, 1921-2000 1
Alley, Alden Gifford 1
Altbach, Philip G. 1
American Committee for the Defense of Leon Trotsky 1
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
American Union Against Militarism 1
American Union Against Militarism. Civil Liberties Bureau 1
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 1
Anthony, Robert L. 1
Anti-Enlistment League 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
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