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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American League for Peace and Democracy
Overview The American League against War and Fascism changed its name in 1937 to American League for Peace and Democracy. The ALPD was a coalition of liberal and left-wing organizations united to oppose war and the fascist governments in Europe. It disbanded in 1940.
Found in: Swarthmore College Peace Collection
Overview Martha Schofield (1839-1916) was a Hicksite Quaker teacher from Pennsylvania who founded the Schofield Normal and Industrial School in Aiken, S. C., in 1868 to provide education for freed slaves. The School gradually evolved into a boarding school for training young blacks in industrial trades or to become teachers. It was absorbed into the public school system in 1952. Martha Fell Schofield was born Feb. 1, 1839, near Newtown, Bucks County, PA. She was the daughter of Oliver W. Schofield and...
Dates: 1853-1944 (bulk 1856-1916)