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Consultative Peace Council Records

 Collection
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

 Collection
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-

Edward W. Evans Quaker Concerns Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-237
Overview Edward W. Evans (1882-1976) was a Quaker leader and lawyer active in the educational and peace concerns of the Society of Friends. The collection primarily contains papers compiled by Edward W. Evans during his time as Secretary of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox), from 1938-1946. Of particular interest are the materials concerning Civilian Public Service. The collection is significant in its documentation of pacifist attitudes and the ways in which the Society of Friends was active...
Dates: 1938-1951

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

 Collection
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

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

War Resisters League Records

 Collection
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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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 7
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Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
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Names
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 3
McReynolds, David 3
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 3
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 3
American Friends Service Committee 2
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Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 2
Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Deats, Richard L., 1932- 2
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 2
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 2
DiGia, Ralph 2
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
Forest, Jim (James H.) 2
Gottlieb, Edward P. 2
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 2
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 2
Kaufman, Abraham 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, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 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
Chomsky, Noam 1
Church Peace Mission (U.S.) 1
Civilian Public Service 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
Eves, William 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Food for China (Project) 1
Frazier, Lynn J. (Lynn Joseph), 1874-1947 1
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 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
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
Hentoff, Nat 1
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