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Military Families Speak Out Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-253

Abstract

Military Families Speak Out was formed by two families in November of 2002. It is made up of persons opposed to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan who have loved ones currently in the military, or who had served in the military since the fall of 2002. Membership in 2014 included nearly 4,000 military families from the United States and abroad.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 2005-2013

Creator

Language of Material

Materials are in English.

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

None.

Copyright and Rights Information

None.

Historical note

Military Families Speak Out is an organization of people opposed to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan who have family members or loved ones currently in the military, or who have served in the military since the fall of 2002. MFSO was formed by two families in November of 2002, and has contacts with military families throughout the United States, and in other countries around the world.

Extent

15 Linear Feet (36 boxes)

Arrangement

This collection was arranged according to accession (when the material was received). The exception is that items from the national office were culled from the accessions and appear in box 1.

Custodial History

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is the official repository for these records.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Military Families Speak Out, Adele Kubein, and Paula Ragovin 2013 [Acc. 2013-069]; 2014 [Acc. 2014-013; 2014-015].

Related Materials

Archived MFSO web sites: The Wayback Machine of the Internet Archives has archived some versions of the main MSFO web site at, from 2003 onward. These are available at: https://web.archive.org/web/20140515000000*/http://www.militaryfamiliesspeakout.com/

Separated Materials

Items removed:

  1. Posters
  2. Photographs
  3. Memorabilia
  4. Audiovisual items

Legal Status

Copyright to the Military Families Speak Out records created by the organization has been transferred to the Swarthmore College Peace Collection. Copyright to all other materials is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Processing Information

This collection processed and finding aid produced by Anne M. Yoder, Archivist, October 2014. This findin aid was updated by Wendy E. Chmielewski, November 2019.

Creator

Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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