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Jane Addams Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-001
Overview A world-famous social reformer; co-founded the first settlement house in America in 1889; championed many causes on behalf of the urban poor, such as protection of immigrants, child labor laws, industrial safety, juvenile courts, and recognition of labor unions; a leading figure in the movement for international peace; awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931.
Dates: 1838-; Majority of material found within 1880-1935

Rosika Schwimmer Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Schwimmer, Rosika
Overview Rosika Schwimmer was a suffragist and feminist leader from Hungary who worked internationally. She founded several Hungarian societies for the advancement of trade unionism, land reform, feminism, female suffrage and pacifism and worked to promote peace during World War I. She helped to form a number of U.S. and international peace groups, including the Emergency Peace Federation, the Henry Ford Peace Expedition, and the Woman's Peace Party. She received the World Peace Prize in 1937.
Dates: 1914-1948

Alice Wiser Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-203
Overview Alice Wiser was a Quaker and had trained as a social worker and psychological counselor. She dedicated the last ten to fifteen years of her life to both peace and women's rights. Wiser was instrumental in organizing the peace tent for the second United Nations Conference on Women held in Nairobi, Kenya in 1985. After the conference Wiser continued to organize around these issues, traveling around the world to interview women and talk about peace. Wiser died from breast cancer in 1995.
Dates: 1976-1991

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Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 2
Abbott, Edith, 1876-1957 1
Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939 1
Addams, John Huy, 1822?-1881 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
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Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 1
Bok, Edward William, 1863-1930 1
Bowen, Louise de Koven, 1859- 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1
Doty, Madeleine Z. (Madeleine Zabriskie), 1877-1963 1
Drevet, Camille 1
Dudley, Helena Stuart 1
Ely, Richard T. (Richard Theodore), 1854-1943 1
Feminist International for Peace and Food 1
Glücklich, Vilma 1
Hamilton, Alice, 1869-1970 1
Henry Ford Peace Expedition (1915-1916) 1
Hertzka, Yella, 1873-1948 1
Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943 1
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 1
Hudson, Manley O. (Manley Ottmer), 1886-1960 1
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 1
Hull-House (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952 1
Jacobs, Aletta H. (Aletta Henriette), 1854-1929 1
James, Ada L. 1
James, William, 1842-1910 1
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 1
Jōdai, Tano, 1886-1982 1
Kelley, Florence, 1859-1932 1
Kellogg, Paul Underwood, 1879-1958 1
Kellor, Frances, 1873-1952 1
Lathrop, Julia Clifford, 1858-1932 1
Lovett, Robert Morss, 1870-1956 1
Marshall, Catherine E. 1
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 1
Nobelstiftelsen 1
Pye, Edith M. (Edith Mary) 1
Ragaz, Clara 1
Ramondt-Hirschmann, Cor 1
Robins, Margaret Dreier 1
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 1
Sears, Amelia 1
Sheepshanks, Mary, 1872-1958 1
Smith, Mary Rozet, -1934 1
Starr, Ellen Gates 1
Stevens, Alzina P. 1
Swanwick, Helena M. (Helena Maria), 1864-1939 1
Tarbell, Ida M. (Ida Minerva), 1857-1944 1
Taylor, Lea Demarest 1
Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940 1
Wales, Julia Grace, 1881- 1
Webb, Beatrice, 1858-1943 1
Webb, Sidney, 1859-1947 1
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 1
Wiser, Alice 1
Woman's Peace Party 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 1
Woods, Amy 1
Woolley, Mary Emma, 1863-1947 1
World Conference to Review and Appraise the Achievements of the United Nations Decade for Women (1985) (Nairobi, Kenya) 1
World Peace Prize 1
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