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A. Ruth Fry Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-046
Overview [Anna] Ruth Fry was an activist and a writer born into a prominent Quaker family in England. From 1914-1924, she served as general secretary of the Friends Relief Commission, which provided help for refugees and others ravaged by World War I. Fry wrote about her experiences in A Quaker Adventure (1926). She was also the first chairman of the Russian Famine Relief Fund in 1921. Fry went on to write numerous books, pamphlets and tracts, on a variety of Quaker and peace topics. She died on April...
Dates: 1905-1957

Mildred Scott Olmsted Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-082
Abstract Mildred Scott Olmsted, peace activist and suffragist, was born in Glenolden, Pennsylvania, in 1890. In 1922, Olmsted became Executive Secretary of the Pennsylvania Branch of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF). From 1934 onward she assumed national positions with the organization. In 1946, Olmsted became National Administrative Secretary and held that position (until her retirement in 1966. She remained active as Executive Director Emerita of WILPF and also served on...
Dates: 1881-1990; Majority of material found within 1907-1990

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-043
Abstract Includes minutes, resolutions and general historical records; anniversary celebrations, committee minutes, literature and releases; office files from the legislative office, the finance and the executive director; includes miscellaneous records from branches, including New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, among others; a large correspondence file includes general office correspondence as well as that of the National Organizational Secretary, the Washington Legislative Secretary, and others;...
Dates: 1915-2019

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Camp, Kay 2
Steffens, Dorothy R. 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 2
Albright, William A. 1
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 1
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Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Ballantyne, Edith 1
Beaton, Grace M. 1
Boulding, Elise 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Chalmers, Ruth 1
Cookson, Sybil, 1890- 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Eastman, Crystal, 1881-1928 1
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 1
Fowler, Eleanor 1
Frank, Libby 1
Frazier, Howard 1
Freeman, Ruth, 1901- 1
Friends' Emergency & War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 1
Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 1
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 1
Gage-Colby, Ruth 1
Gale, Zona, 1874-1938 1
Hasegawa, Marii 1
Hayes, Dorothy M. 1
Hinton, Carma 1
Holmes, Margaret 1
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Ivey, Anne 1
Jōdai, Tano, 1886-1982 1
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 1
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 1
Mellor, Ruth 1
Midgley, Jane 1
Moore, Carol V. 1
Mueller, Melva 1
National Council for Prevention of War (Great Britain) 1
Olmsted, Allen S. (Allen Seymour), 1888-1977 1
Post, Alice Thacher, 1853-1947 1
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 1
Samuel, Pat 1
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 1
Sewall, May Wright, 1844-1920 1
Shannon, K. Patricia 1
Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984 1
Van Voris, Jacqueline 1
Wales, Julia Grace, 1881- 1
War Resisters' International 1
Warbasse, Agnes D. (Agnes Dyer), 1877-1945 1
Weideman, Elizabeth W. 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Pennsylvania Branch 1
Women's Peace Campaign 1
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