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Devere Allen Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-053
Abstract Author, editor, journalist and lecturer; advocate of internationalist pacifism; influential member of the Socialist Party in the 1930s; genealogist; recorder of Rhode Island history and lore; named Harold Devere Allen.

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.

John D'Emilio Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-D'Emilio, John
Abstract Audiocassettes and typed transcripts of interviews with Bayard Rustin, his friends and co-workers for D'Emilio's book Lost Prophet: the Life and Times of Bayard Rustin. Rustin was an African-American conscientious objector, civil rights worker, pacifist, Quaker. Interviews were between 1992 and 2002. Interviewees include: Bayard Rustin, Charles Bloomstein, Ernest Bromley, Marion Bromley, Stephen Carey, Ralph DiGia, Roy Finch, Caleb Foote, Larry Gara, Norman Hill, Rachelle Horowitz, George...

Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-013
Abstract The Fellowship of Reconciliation in the U.S. was founded in 1915 by Christian pacifists. The organization, whose members are now drawn from many religious groups, seeks to apply principles of peace and social justice and non-violent social change to issues such as disarmament, conscription, race relations, economic justice, and civil liberties.

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. Includes reference files relating to disarmament, conscription, universal military training, conscientious objection, pacifism, United Nations, Vietnam war, civil liberties, civil rights, food supply, and Indian rights. Correspondents include Stephen L. Angell, Emile Benoit, Charles J....

David McReynolds Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-134
Abstract David McReynolds has been an activist with the War Resisters League, the Socialist Party USA and the Democratic Socialists of America. He was an editor of Liberation magazine in the 1950s and a leader of the WRL from the 1950s until his retirement in 1999. McReynolds ran for Congress twice and for President of the U.S. twice, including a run in 2000. McReynolds has attempted to integrate anti-war and pacifist philosophy with Socialist economics. David McReynolds is openly gay and written about...

Methodist Peace Fellowship Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Methodist Peace Fellowship
Abstract Collection includes correspondence, minutes of meetings, flyers.

National Council Against Conscription Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-052
Overview The National Council Against Conscription had its first official meeting on December 13, 1945 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Nation Council Against Conscription worked to defeat various legislative measures which promoted universal military training and peacetime conscription, by lobbying Congress, public speaking, publishing detailed analyses of proposed legislation, corresponding with magazine and newspaper editors about their coverage of Universal Military Training, and producing...

John Nevin Sayre Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-117
Overview John Nevin Sayre pacifist who spent over 40 years at the helm of the Fellowship of Reconciliation.

Lawrence Scott Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-090
Overview Lawrence Scott was a construction engineer, Baptist clergyman, and Quaker activist. He worked as an activist against the testing of nuclear weapons and biological weapons research. He was the supervisor for the Friends Mississippi Project, project director of the Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick in Maryland, executive secretary of the Peace Action Center and a founder of A Quaker Action Group.

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