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American Women for Peace Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Women for Peace

Kay Camp Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-169
Abstract Katherine Lindsley Camp was born in 1918 [1919?], Mt. Kisco New York. She was a graduate of Swarthmore College (Class of 1940). Camp was elected president of the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom in 1967, and served as international president, 1974-1980. In addition Camp was founder of the Citizens Bi-Racial Study Group; former president of the Pennsylvania Women's Political Caucus; made unsuccessful bid for Congress in 1972 on the Democratic ticket in...

Carrie Chapman Catt papers

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Identifier: BMC-M15
Overview Carrie Lane Chapman Catt (1859-1947) was an internationally recognized suffragist, and political activist. In 1900 Catt succeeded Susan B. Anthony as President of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, and remained in the position for four years. Catt founded the International Woman Suffrage Alliance in 1902 and served as its president for many years. During the 1930’s and 1940’s she was active in working against the Nazis, particularly their persecution of Jews. The Carrie...
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Edith Forsythe Sharpless papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-161
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence while Sharpless was a missionary in Japan, an artbook, a birthday album, teaching certificiates, among other materials.

Marty Voellmy Giessler Autobiography

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-035
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Marty Voellmy Giessler's autobiography. The autobiography begins with her travel to Berlin from her home in Switzerland. She arrives as a student hoping to study the socialist movement and describes her experiences with other students and members of the "German Youth Movement."

Japanese Women in Politics after World War II collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: BMC-M28
Overview Mary Ritter Beard (1876-1958) was an historian and a campaigner for women's suffrage and Ethel B. Weed was a lieutenant in the Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces Civil Information and Education Office in Japan. Beard and Weed corresponded, with Weed providing research assistance to Beard for a proposed book on Japanese women's history and Beard providing advice to Weed regarding her activties with the Civil Information and Education Office. The collection consists of documentation...
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-123
Overview Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) was born into an extended Quaker family who lived for generations in Clarke and Loudon counties, Virginia. She moved beyond the Virginia Quaker community to a career in the women's movement, first as a campaigner for women's suffrage (1917-1920), then as an educator and political activist in Virginia (1920-1928) and finally as a research economist for the Women's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor (1928-1956). During her retirement years, Pidgeon became...

Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon Schlesinger Library Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-124
Overview Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) was born into an extended Quaker family who lived for generations in Clarke and Loudon counties, Virginia. She moved beyond the Virginia Quaker community to a career in the women's movement, first as a campaigner for women's suffrage (1917-1920), then as an educator and political activist in Virginia (1920-1928) and finally as a research economist for the Women's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor (1928-1956). During her retirement years, Pidgeon became...

Helene Stöcker papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-035
Overview Dr. Helene Stöcker (1869-1943) was one of the first woman students to enter a German University. In the 1920s she helped found Germany's first woman suffrage organization, and later the Bund für Mutterschutz (Protection of Motherhood). Dr. Stöcker immigrated to the United States in 1941 under the sponsorship of friends and colleagues in the peace movement.

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