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Friends Committee on National Legislation Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-047
Abstract A Quaker lobbying group established in 1943 to bring conscience and spiritual values to the political process in Washington; it grew out of the work of the Friends War Problems Committee in 1940.

Dates: 1943-

Edward F. Snyder Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-241
Overview Edward Furnas Snyder is a Quaker lobbyist for peace, civil rights, and economic justice. He joined staff of Friends Committee on National Legislation in 1955 and retired in 1990 as Executive Secretary of the FCNL Snyder argued against legislation for a U.S. military draft and excessive military spending; worked for cultural and scientific exchanges between Soviet and U.S. citizens to lessen tensions of the Cold War. Edward and Dorothy Snyder have long been tax resisters arguing that the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950-

William Penn House Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-119
Overview William Penn House functions as a Quaker seminar and hospitality center on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. These records, dating from its founding in 1966 through 2004, document its many activities.
Dates: 1966-2004

E. Raymond Wilson Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-070
Overview E. Raymond Wilson (1896-1987), a Quaker peace lobbyist, helped found the Friends Committee on National Legislation in 1943 and served as its Executive Secretary until 1962. He also helped organize the Committee on Militarism in Education in 1925. From 1931 to 1943, he served as Field and Education Secretary of the Peace Section of the American Friends Service Committee. He was the author of two books. The papers of E. Raymond Wilson contain personal and professional correspondence,...
Dates: 1914-1987

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 3
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
 
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Lobbying -- United States 2
Society of Friends -- Political activity 2
Society of Friends -- Societies, etc. 2
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century 2
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
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Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
California -- Politics and government 1
Civil rights -- United States 1
Conscientious objection -- United States 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States 1
Disarmament 1
Draft -- United States 1
Food supply 1
Illinois -- Politics and government 1
Indians of North America -- Civil rights 1
Lobbying -- California 1
Lobbying -- Illinois 1
Lobbying -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Lobbying -- Wisconsin 1
Lobbyists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
National service -- United States 1
Nonviolence -- United States 1
Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- United States 1
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. 1
Peace movements -- United States 1
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Political activity 1
Quakers -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Washington (D.C.) 1
Society of Friends -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Religious aspects 1
War -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
War -- Religious aspects 1
Wisconsin -- Politics and government 1
Women -- Societies and clubs 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects 1
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Names
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 3
Snyder, Edward F. 3
American Friends Service Committee 2
Hadley, Jeanette 2
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 2
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Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 2
Alexander, Horace Gundry, 1889-1989 1
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
American Friends Service Committee. Peace Section 1
Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Ayusawa, Iwao, 1894-1972 1
Barnes, Roswell P. (Roswell Parkhurst), 1901-1949 1
Benoit, Emile 1
Bliss, George I. 1
Brown, Francis G. 1
Committee on Militarism in Education (U.S.) 1
Cooper, Wilmer A. (Wilmer Albert) 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Foulke, Thomas Albert, 1893-1962 1
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Committee on Legislation of Northern California 1
Friends Committee on Legislation. Southern California Section 1
Harker, Charles H. 1
Hester, Hugh B. (Hugh Bryan), 1895-1983 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Illinois-Wisconsin Friends Committee on Legislation 1
Industrial Education Association (New York, N.Y.) 1
Innerst, J. Stuart, 1894-1975 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Levering, Samuel R. 1
Neely, Frances E. 1
Newton, Ray 1
Niles, Mary Cushing Howard 1
Noel-Baker, Philip, 1889-1982 1
Paschkis, V. (Victor) 1
Pennsylvania Committee on Militarism in Education 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Civilian Public Service Fund Committee 1
Read, James Morgan, 1908-1985 1
Rhoads, Esther Biddle, 1896-1979 1
Royden, A. Maude (Agnes Maude), 1876-1956 1
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 1
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 1
Solt, Guy W. 1
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 1
Terrell, Harry E. 1
Thomas, Wilbur K. (Wilbur Kelsey), 1882-1953 1
Topping, Helen, 1889-1981 1
Van Kirk, Walter W. (Walter William), 1891-1956 1
William Penn House (Washington, D.C.) 1
Willoughby, George, pacifist 1
Wilson, Miriam Davidson 1
Woodward, Walter Carleton, 1878-1942 1
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