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Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources

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Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 114 Collections and/or Records:

Rebecca Shelley Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Shelley, Rebecca

Lynne Shivers Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-263
Overview Enid Lynne Shivers was a peace activist and prominent member of Movement for a New Society, for which she organized and wrote informational materials. This collection of her personal materials is primarily composed of journals dating from the 1960s until 2014 and materials from time she spent doing peace work in Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Kathleen Norma Smith Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Smith, Kathleen Norma
Abstract Collection consists of photocopies of materials relating to Smith's application for discharge from the U.S. Army based on conscientious objection to war.

Roland F. Smith Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Smith, Roland F.
Overview Papers of Roland F. Smith documenting his service in Civilian Public Service as a conscientious objector during WWII, as well as family papers.

Anna Garlin Spencer Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-034
Overview Anna Carpenter Garlin Spencer was a minister, feminist, educator, pacifist, and writer on ethics and social problems. Spencer was the first woman in Rhode Island to be ordained and served as the minister of the Bell Street Chapel from 1891 to 1902. Spencer was active in the cause of women's rights for more than forty years and served as the president of the Rhode Island Equal Suffrage Association. Spencer's interest in pacifism also led her to prominent positions with the National Peace and...

Lee Stern Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-170
Overview Lee Stern (1915-1992), was a Quaker pacifist, conscientious objector to war, involved in peace groups and organizations, and a teacher of nonviolence.

Sydney Strong Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-036
Overview Sydney Dix Strong (1860-1938) was an outspoken pacifist and strong supporter of disarmament, war resistance, and organized labor. He was the pastor for churches in Ohio and Illinois and did settlement work in Chicago. For his peace stance made him unpopular during WWI and in Oct. 1917 he was expelled from membership in the Municipal League of Seattle because of a speech he had given before the National Council of Congregational Churches, in which he praised the I.W.W. (International Workers of...

Marjorie Swann and Robert Swann Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-264
Overview The Swanns were Quaker peace activitists who were particularly well known for their part in nonviolent direct action against nuclear weapons testing and deployment in the 1950s-1960s.

Edward Thomas and Margaret Loring Thomas Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Thomas, Edward-Margaret Loring Thomas
Overview Edward Thomas was a chemist and chemical patent lawyer in New York City. His wife Margaret Loring Thomas had been active in settlement work and a teacher of home economics before marriage. Both were activist, pacifist Quakers.