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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:

Helen Mears Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-210
Abstract Helen Mears was a writer and journalist, especially interested in Japan and Asia. Mears first traveled to China in 1925 and ten years later Mears spent nine months in Japan. Out of the trip to Japan she published two books and a series of essays that appeared in The New Yorker. Mears traveled throughout Asia, the Soviet Union, Europe, and parts of South America. After World War II Mears traveled again to Japan served in an official capacity as a member of the U.S. labor advisory committee....

Mennonite Central Committee Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Mennonite Central Committee
Overview Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) was formed when representatives of various Mennonite conferences met July 27-28, 1920, in Elkhart (Indiana), and pledged to aid hungry people, including Mennonites, in Russia and Ukraine.Since then thousands have served with MCC worldwide on relief, peace and development projects.

Mennonite Central Committee Peace Section / U.S. Peace Section Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Mennonite Central Committee-Peace Section
Abstract The Peace Section of the Mennonite Central Committee was established in January 1942, as successor to the Mennonite Central Peace Committee organized in 1939. It served as an agency for counseling on problems related to conscription and the draft, a representation to government, a center for study, research, and writing regarding the peace position, and a central agency for peace education.

Holly Metz Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Metz, Holly
Overview Papers of a freelance writer and book author about law, culture, and social issues.

Ward Miles and Alice Calder Miles Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Miles, Ward and Alice Calder Miles
Abstract Includes two oral history interview (4 p., 2007 and 2 p., 2003) of Ward Miles and Alice Calder Miles; information about the Civilian Public Service unit at the Byberry State Hospital in Philadelphia, Pa.; manuscript "Out of Sight Out of Mind" by Ward C. Miles; information about a psychiatric aide training project conducted for the Rockefeller Foundation under the auspices of the Menninger Foundation, Topeka, Kansas in 1948; reference material about mental hospitals and psychiatric aide...

Joseph Moray Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Moray, Joseph
Abstract Correspondence of Joseph Moskovitz/ Joseph Moray with his cousin, Shirley Moskovitz, and with Camille Weare.

Elliston P. Morris Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Morris, Elliston P.
Abstract Includes correspondence of Elliston P. Morris with his cousin, regarding his views of conscientious objection; also newspaper clippings and a transcript of Morris's court hearing in 1942.

Norman R. Morrison Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Morrison, Norman R.

A. J. Muste Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-050
Overview A.J. Muste (1885-1967), was ordained a minister in the Dutch Reformed Church, but later (1917), he became a member of the Society of Friends. During World War I, Muste's refusal to abandon his pacifist position led to his forced resignation from the Central Congregational Church in Newtonville, Massachusetts. Muste's involvement as a labor organizer began in 1919 when he led strikes in the textile mills of Lawrence, Massachusetts. He became the director of the Brookwood Labor College in...

Tracy D. Mygatt and Frances Witherspoon Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-089
Overview Tracy Dickinson Mygatt (1885-1973) and Frances May Witherspoon (1886-1973) were prolific writers and absolute pacifists who worked together in movements for women's rights, world peace, civil liberties, and civil rights. Both women authored plays, articles, poems, sermons, and stories, individually and in collaboration. They were founders of the War Resisters League and later served as honorary chairs. Frances Witherspoon was a co-founder and Executive Secretary of the New York Bureau of Legal...