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Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources

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Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 58 Collections and/or Records:

Hornell Hart Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Hart, Hornell
Abstract Material includes correspondence, and Hart's study made with Duke University students"Towards Consensus for World Law and Order." Also includes copies of various drafts of his "Manhattan Project for Social Science" along with a summary of it by him, the latter received the Edward L. Bernays Atomic Energy Award so judged by a committee from the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues in 1948.

Theodore Brinton Hetzel Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Hetzel, Theodore Brinton
Overview Theodore Brinton Hetzel was a semi-professional photojournalist and took many photographs of peace and anti-war activities in the Philadelphia area and in Washington, D.C. from the late 1950s through the mid 1970s.

Robert Horton Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Horton, Robert
Abstract Collection includes biographical information about Robert Horton; consists primarily of materials gathered for a manuscript titled The Power of the Powerless, a series of biographies and interviews of conscientious objectors to war and those imprisoned for their beliefs.

J. Stuart Innerst Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-103
Overview J. Stuart Innerst was a United Brethren in Christ missionary to China in the 1920s. Innerst and his wife Marion Reachard Innerst left China in 1927 with great concerns about the influence of western imperialism in that country. J. Stuart Innerst served as pastor of several churches and joined the Society of Friends in 1943. In addition to his pastoral work, Innerst also served as the Director of the Quaker Friends in Washington Program (1960-1961, lobbied members of Congress regarding China,...

William Marx Kantor Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Kantor, William Marx
Overview William Kantor was a World War I conscientious objector from Philadelphia.

George Lakey Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-259

Robert Levering Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-080
Abstract Robert E. Levering is a pacifist and Quaker. He has been the co-author of Fortune magazine's annual list of the "100 Best Companies to Work For," and a speaker on workplace trends and management strategies aimed at improving workplace productivity. Levering is a graduate of Swarthmore College and the Martin Luther King Jr. School of Social Change.

Frederick J. and Faith Ward Libby Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-087
Overview Frederick J. Libby (1874-1970) was a pacifist, writer, speaker and fundraiser. He was the founder of the National Council for Prevention of War, 1921-1970. Faith Ward Libby (1902-1984) was also a peace activist and member of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. The two married in 1932. This collection contains their personal correspondence.

Bradford Lyttle Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-079
Overview Bradford Lyttle is a long time leading peace activist involved in the promotion of nonviolence for social change and the elimination of war and nuclear weapons. Lyttle was the organizer of the San Francisco to Moscow walk in the 1960-1961, to highlight the message of disarmament and nonviolent resistance and bringing together U.S. and Soviet citizens together during the height of the Cold War. He went on to organize and participate in other marches and protests, including the Quebec - ...

Macedonia Cooperative Community Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-071
Overview The Macedonia Cooperative Community was formed in 1937 northern Georgia by Morris Randolph Mitchell (1895-1976), an educator who later served as the first president of Friends World College. The Macedonia Cooperative Community, which took its name from a nearby Baptist Church, was comprised of families who worked collectively on dairy, agricultural, forestry, and woodworking projects that provided the economic underpinnings of the community. Originally established as an economic cooperative,...