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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

Continental Walk for Disarmament and Social Justice Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-135
Overview The Continental Walk for Disarmament and Social Justice was initated in 1974 to "call for disarmament, a simultaneous shift of economic priorities away from militarism and toward meeting domestic and global human needs, and removal of the causes of war." When the Walk ended on October 18, 1976 at the Pentagon in Washington D.C., walkers had covered 8,000 miles through 34 states.
Dates: 1975-1978

Ann Morrissett Davidon and William C. Davidon Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-144
Abstract Ann Morrissett Davidon (1925-2004), was a writer, editor, educator, pacifist and peace activist through her entire life. William Cooper Davidon(1927- 2013), was a professor of physics at Haverford College and (retired 1994), pacifist, peace activist. The two were married in 1963 and both continued to be very active in peace, pacifist, anti-Vietnam War, and social justice organizations. They advocated and practiced war-tax resistance. In 1971, William Davidon was named an "unindicted...
Dates: 1949-

Edward P. Gottlieb Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-172
Abstract Edward Gottlieb was an educator, civil rights activist, peace activist, and poet. He was the chairman of the War Resisters in the 1960s.
Dates: 1929-2000

Abraham Kaufman Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Kaufman, Abraham
Overview In October 1928, Kaufman became the first paid employee of the War Resisters League, eventually becoming its Executive Secretary through 1947. He co-founded the Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1942-1997

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

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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Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 4
McReynolds, David 4
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 4
American Friends Service Committee 3
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Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 3
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Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 3
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 3
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 3
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 2
Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
DiGia, Ralph 2
Gara, Larry 2
Hedemann, Ed 2
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 2
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 2
Prasad, Devi 2
Roodenko, Igal 2
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 2
Socialist Party (U.S.) 2
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 2
War Resisters' International 2
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 2
Aberman, Sidney 1
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 1
Adler, Friedrich 1
Allen, Horatio, 1802-1889 1
Allen, Steve, 1921-2000 1
Altbach, Philip G. 1
American Committee for the Defense of Leon Trotsky 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
Anderson, Jervis 1
Andresen, Bent, 1908-1991 1
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Beard, Charles A. (Charles Austin), 1874-1948 1
Bennett, Scott H. 1
Berg, Lloyd A. 1
Berg, Russel O. 1
Berrigan, Philip 1
Bohn, Lewis Christian 1
Bolling, Landrum Rymer 1
Bourdet, Claude, 1909- 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Brooks, R. Boland 1
Broun, Heywood, 1888-1939 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Catchpool, Corder, 1883-1952 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Ceresole, Pierre, 1879-1945 1
Charlotte Citizens for Peace (Port Charlotte, Fla.) 1
Chase, E. Dixwell 1
Chomsky, Noam 1
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 1
Congress of Racial Equality 1
Continental Walk for Disarmament and Social Justice 1
Cook, Cara 1
Coolidge, A. Sprague 1
Corfman, Rex M. 1
Cousins, Norman 1
Cranston, Maurice, 1920-1993 1
Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), 1897-1996 1
Davidon, Ann Morrissett 1
Davidon, William C. 1
Deats, Richard L., 1932- 1
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1
Drevet, Camille 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Duff, Peggy 1
Dulles, John Foster 1
Dunbar, Olivia Howard, 1873-1953 1
Early, Frances H. 1
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 1
Einstein, Albert 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 1
Engelbrecht, H. C. (Helmuth Carol), 1895-1939 1
Erickson, Larry 1
Fey, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1898-1990 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Florence, Lella Secor, 1887-1966 1
Forest, Jim (James H.) 1
Frankel, Morton 1
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