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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

Courage to Resist Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Courage to Resist
Abstract Printouts of emails from Courage to Resist to group lists.
Dates: Majority of material found within 2007-

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-

Bradford Lyttle Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-079
Overview Bradford Lyttle is a long time leading peace activist involved in the promotion of nonviolence for social change and the elimination of war and nuclear weapons. Lyttle was the organizer of the San Francisco to Moscow walk in the 1960-1961, to highlight the message of disarmament and nonviolent resistance and bringing together U.S. and Soviet citizens together during the height of the Cold War. He went on to organize and participate in other marches and protests, including the Quebec - ...
Dates: 1954-

David McReynolds Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-134
Abstract David McReynolds (1929-2018), was an activist with the War Resisters League, the Socialist Party USA and the Democratic Socialists of America. He was an editor of Liberation magazine in the 1950s and a leader of the WRL from the 1950s until his retirement in 1999. McReynolds ran for Congress twice and for President of the U.S. twice, including a run in 2000. McReynolds has attempted to integrate anti-war and pacifist philosophy with Socialist economics. David McReynolds was openly gay and had...
Dates: 1943 - Date

National Council of Churches USA Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-National Council of Churches USA
Overview The records of the FCC and NCC highlight the unifying issues for national church work, including labor rights, anti-racism, and conscientious objection.
Dates: 1908-

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

Rosika Schwimmer Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Schwimmer, Rosika
Overview Rosika Schwimmer was a suffragist and feminist leader from Hungary who worked internationally. She founded several Hungarian societies for the advancement of trade unionism, land reform, feminism, female suffrage and pacifism and worked to promote peace during World War I. She helped to form a number of U.S. and international peace groups, including the Emergency Peace Federation, the Henry Ford Peace Expedition, and the Woman's Peace Party. She received the World Peace Prize in 1937.
Dates: 1914-1948

John M. Swomley, Jr., Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-226
Overview John M. Swomley, Jr.; minister in the Methodist Church; served as Director of the National Council Against Conscription, editor of Conscription News, and as National Secretary of the Fellowship of Reconciliation; active with the American Friends Service Committee and the American Civil Liberties Union; campaigned against universal military training; author of books on militarism and the Cold War.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1940-2002

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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Names
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 4
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 3
Kaufman, Abraham 3
McReynolds, David 3
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 3
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Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 3
American Friends Service Committee 2
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 2
Civilian Public Service 2
Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Deats, Richard L., 1932- 2
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 2
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 2
DiGia, Ralph 2
Forest, Jim (James H.) 2
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 2
Gottlieb, Edward P. 2
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 2
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 2
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 2
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 2
Newton, Ray 2
Nhất Hạnh, Thích 2
Pickus, Robert 2
Roodenko, Igal 2
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 2
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
War Resisters League 2
Waskow, Arthur Ocean, 1933- 2
Wentworth, Lydia G., 1858- 2
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 2
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 2
Aberman, Sidney 1
Acts for Peace (Organization) 1
Allen, Steve, 1921-2000 1
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
Altbach, Philip G. 1
Anti-War Mobilization Mass Meeting (1940 : Washington, D.C.) 1
Arvio, Raymond Paavo 1
Babcock, Caroline L. (Caroline Lexow), 1882- 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Becker, Jo 1
Berrigan, Daniel 1
Boehmer, Peter J. 1
Brick, Allan 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Brooks, R. Boland 1
Byrns, Elinor 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Chomsky, Noam 1
Church Peace Mission (U.S.) 1
Clergymen's Emergency Committee for Vietnam 1
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 1
Consultative Peace Council (U.S.) 1
Cope, Eliza M. 1
Corfman, Rex 1
Cornell, Thomas C. (Thomas Charles), 1934- 1
Courage to Resist (Organization) 1
Cox, Lucy A. 1
Curry, A. Stauffer (Abram Stauffer), 1913- 1
Dai Dong (Organization) 1
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 1
Drexel, Constance 1
Drinan, Robert F. 1
Duff, Peggy 1
Dulles, Sophia H. 1
Dunbar, Olivia Howard, 1873-1953 1
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 1
Enzer, Erica 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Eves, William 1
Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Food for China (Project) 1
Frazier, Lynn J. (Lynn Joseph), 1874-1947 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Gara, Larry 1
Gilmore, Robert, 1941- 1
Gloor, Michele 1
Goodman, Paul, 1911-1972 1
Gordon, Lindley V. 1
Gottlieb, Sanford 1
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- 1
Gregonis, Peter 1
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 1
Harrington, Michael, 1928-1989 1
Hartmann, George W. (George Wilfried), 1904-1955 1
Harvey, William Brinton, 1862- 1
Hassler, Alfred, 1910- 1
Hedemann, Ed 1
Hedemann, Grace 1
Heidbrink, John 1
Hennacy, Ammon, 1893-1970 1
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