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Consultative Peace Council Records

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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

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

David Cortright Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-101
Abstract David Cortright is an anuthor and antimilitarist. He was a co-founder of GI's United Against the War in Vietnam. After the early 1970s Cortright led several peace organizations, including SANE, Inc. and SANE/FREEZE. Cortright current serves as president of the Fourth Freedom Forum [ca. 1996 - date].
Dates: 1968 -

Courage to Resist Collected Records

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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-

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-

Dorothy Detzer Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-086
Abstract Dorothy Detzer was a peace activist, writer, and lobbyist. She served as the National Executive Secretary of the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, 1924-1946.. Detzer influenced a Congressional investigation of the munitions industry, 1934-1936, and later wrote the book Appointment on the Hill, 1948, describing her two decades in Washington, D.C.
Dates: 1913-1981

Francoise W. Douwes Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Douwes, Francoise Wilhelmina
Abstract Douwes was a member of the Philadelphia branch of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1985-2005

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

Emergency Peace Committee Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Emergency Peace Committee
Dates: 1931-1933

Emergency Peace Federation Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Emergency Peace Federation
Overview The Emergency Peace Federation was organized to oppose U.S. drift into the the first world war. In July 1917 the Federation merged with the People's Council of America for Democracy and Peace.
Dates: 1914-1917

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 141
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Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
 
Names
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 14
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 13
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 12
American Friends Service Committee 10
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 10
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Lyttle, Bradford 9
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 8
War Resisters League 8
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 8
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 7
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 7
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 6
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 6
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 6
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 6
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 6
Newton, Ray 6
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 6
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 6
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 5
Committee for Nonviolent Action 5
McReynolds, David 5
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 5
Pickus, Robert 5
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 5
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 5
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 5
Willoughby, George, pacifist 5
American Peace Society 4
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 4
DiGia, Ralph 4
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 4
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 4
Gilmore, Robert Wallace, 1921-1988 4
Hassler, Alfred, 1910- 4
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 4
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 4
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 4
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 4
Kaufman, Abraham 4
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 4
Omaha Action (Project) 4
Turn Toward Peace (Organization) 4
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 4
American League against War and Fascism 3
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 3
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 3
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 3
Camp, Kay 3
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 3
Coffin, William Sloane, Jr., 1924-2006 3
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 3
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 3
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 3
Forest, Jim (James H.) 3
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 3
Gara, Larry 3
Golden Rule (Ketch) 3
Gottlieb, Edward P. 3
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 3
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 3
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 3
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 3
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 3
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 3
Lens, Sidney 3
Meacham, Stewart 3
Mead, Edwin D. (Edwin Doak), 1849-1937 3
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 3
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 3
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 3
Peck, Sidney M. (Sidney Morris), 1926- 3
People's Council of America for Democracy and Peace 3
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 3
Reynolds, Earle L. 3
Roodenko, Igal 3
Spock, Benjamin, 1903-1998 3
Swann, Marjorie 3
Trueblood, Benjamin Franklin, 1847-1916 3
Walker, Charles C. 3
World Without War Council 3
Altbach, Philip G. 2
American League for Peace and Democracy 2
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 2
April Action (Organization) 2
Ballantyne, Edith 2
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 2
Berg, Lloyd A. 2
Berrigan, Daniel 2
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 2
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 2
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 2
Brickner, Balfour, 1926-2005 2
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 2
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Call, Arthur Deerin, 1869-1941 2
Christian Arbitration and Peace Society 2
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 2
Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness 2
Cortright, David, 1946- 2
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