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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

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-

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

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

A. J. Muste Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-050
Overview A.J. Muste (1885-1967), was ordained a minister in the Dutch Reformed Church, but later (1917), he became a member of the Society of Friends. During World War I, Muste's refusal to abandon his pacifist position led to his forced resignation from the Central Congregational Church in Newtonville, Massachusetts. Muste's involvement as a labor organizer began in 1919 when he led strikes in the textile mills of Lawrence, Massachusetts. He became the director of the Brookwood Labor College in...
Dates: 1920-1967

National Council for Prevention of War Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-023
Abstract The National Council for Prevention of War (NCPW) was directed by J. Frederick Libby for many years; it lobbied Congress and created educational peace material, among other activities and campaigns.
Dates: 1921-1975

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Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 5
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 5
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 5
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 5
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 5
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Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 4
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 4
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 4
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 4
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 3
American Friends Service Committee 3
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 3
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 3
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 3
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 3
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 3
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 3
Lyttle, Bradford 3
Newton, Ray 3
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 3
Pickus, Robert 3
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 3
War Resisters League 3
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 3
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 2
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 2
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 2
Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Cousins, Norman 2
Deats, Richard L., 1932- 2
Drevet, Camille 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
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 2
Forest, Jim (James H.) 2
Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980 2
Gottlieb, Sanford 2
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- 2
Harris, Paul, b. 1897 2
Houser, George M. 2
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 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
McReynolds, David 2
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 2
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 2
Nearing, Scott, 1883-1983 2
Nhất Hạnh, Thích 2
Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971 2
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 2
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 2
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Socialist Party (U.S.) 2
Turn Toward Peace (Organization) 2
Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940 2
Walker, Charles C. 2
Waskow, Arthur Ocean, 1933- 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 2
Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939 1
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 1
Acts for Peace (Organization) 1
Adler, Friedrich 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
Anthony, Robert L. 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Apsey, Lawrence S. 1
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
Armstrong, Florence A. (Florence Arzelia), 1881-1962 1
Arvio, Raymond Paavo 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Beard, Charles A. (Charles Austin), 1874-1948 1
Becker, Jo 1
Bennett, Fay 1
Berg, Lloyd A. 1
Berg, Russel O. 1
Berrigan, Daniel 1
Beverage, Albion P. 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 1
Boeckel, Florence Brewer, 1885- 1
Boehmer, Peter J. 1
Bolling, Landrum Rymer 1
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