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Henry Joel Cadbury Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-081
Abstract Henry J. Cadbury (1883-1974) was a distinguished Biblical scholar, teacher, and a member of the Society of Friends. Cadbury was one of the founders of the American Friends Service Committee. He served as its chairman from both 1928 to 1934 and again from 1944 to 1960. Cadbury supervised famine relief both in the United States and in Europe.
Dates: 1917-1974

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

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

Peace Action Center Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-093
Overview The Peace Action Center began in 1961 as a continuation of the vigil at Fort Detrick, Md. Peace activists had sponsored a continuous vigil as early as 1959 seeking the abandonment of biological weapons and appealed for the conversion of the fort into a world health center. The Peace Action Center included cooperative living quarters for the staff of religious pacifists, mostly Quakers. PAC staff including Lawrence Scott, director, and Jack L. Bagley, Sarah Bishop, Florence Y. Carpenter, Bertha...
Dates: 1959-1965

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

Norman J. Whitney Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-061
Overview Norman Jehiel Whitney (1891-1967) was a Quaker teacher, writer and devoted peace worker. From 1919-1957 he helped establish, and directed for many years, the Syracuse Peace Council. He left Syracuse in 1957 to work for the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) in peace education. Whitney's major peace work was in the area of counseling conscientious objectors to war (COs), particularly those in Civilian Public Service (CPS) camps. In 1941 he helped establish the New York State Board for...
Dates: 1938-1967

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-043
Abstract Includes minutes, resolutions and general historical records; anniversary celebrations, committee minutes, literature and releases; office files from the legislative office, the finance and the executive director; includes miscellaneous records from branches, including New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, among others; a large correspondence file includes general office correspondence as well as that of the National Organizational Secretary, the Washington Legislative Secretary, and others;...
Dates: 1915-2019

Women's Peace Society Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-106
Overview Women's Peace Society was not interested in using political or economic means to end what it termed "war-madness". Rather, its members chose educational methods such as handing out literature, participating in demonstrations, speaking at public events, and holding school contests. In August 1921, it sponsored a conference at Niagara Falls where it cooperated with Canadian peace women in starting the Women's Peace Union of the Western Hemisphere. The Women's Peace Union chose to work politically...
Dates: 1914-1933; Majority of material found within 1914-1933

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Names
American Friends Service Committee 2
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 2
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 2
Camp, Kay 2
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 2
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Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 2
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 2
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 2
Kaufman, Abraham 2
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 2
Post, Alice Thacher, 1853-1947 2
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 2
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 2
Steffens, Dorothy R. 2
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 2
Wold, Emma, 1871-1950 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 2
Abbott, Mary, pacifist 1
Aberman, Sidney 1
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
Anderson, Ross W. 1
Babcock, Caroline L. (Caroline Lexow), 1882- 1
Baber, Zonia 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Bagley, Jack L. 1
Ballantyne, Edith 1
Barker, Christine Ross 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 1
Bishop, Sarah 1
Black, Elizabeth 1
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 1
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 1
Boulding, Elise 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Brooks, R. Boland 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Bussey, Gertrude Carman, 1888-1961 1
Byrns, Elinor 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Carpenter, Florence Y. 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Chalmers, Ruth 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 1
Cookson, Sybil, 1890- 1
Corfman, Rex 1
Corson, Helen H. 1
Daljord, Stella Crossley 1
DeVault, Don 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Doty, Madeleine Z. (Madeleine Zabriskie), 1877-1963 1
Dunbar, Olivia Howard, 1873-1953 1
Eastman, Crystal, 1881-1928 1
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 1
Elliot, Martha Helen 1
Faust, Bertha, 1909- 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Fisher, Katharine Ward 1
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 1
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 1
Fowler, Eleanor 1
Frank, Libby 1
Frazier, Howard 1
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 1
Freeman, Ruth, 1901- 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Gage-Colby, Ruth 1
Gale, Zona, 1874-1938 1
Gottlieb, Edward P. 1
Gottwald, Norman K. (Norman Karol), 1926- 1
Gray, Annie E. 1
Hamilton, Alice, 1869-1970 1
Hartmann, George W. (George Wilfried), 1904-1955 1
Hasegawa, Marii 1
Hayes, Dorothy M. 1
Hedemann, Ed 1
Hedemann, Grace 1
Hennacy, Ammon, 1893-1970 1
Hester, Hugh B. (Hugh Bryan), 1895-1983 1
Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943 1
Hinton, Carma 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Holmes, Margaret 1
Holmes, Marian H. 1
Hommel, Dorothy O. 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Ivey, Anne 1
Jacob, Philip E. 1
Jōdai, Tano, 1886-1982 1
Kepler, Roy C. 1
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 1
Libby, Faith Ward, 1902- 1
Lloyd, Lola Maverick, 1875-1944 1
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 1
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