Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 58 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-McDowell, Mary Stone
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Morrison, Norman R.
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...
Overview The New Swarthmoor Community was founded in 1969 and located in Clinton, New York. The New Swarthmoor Community was a communal household which worship, simplicity, strong nonviolent opposition to war, and a radical return to early Friends' (Quakers), principles and practices. Additional households were established in Philadelphia, Chicago, Baltimore, Ohio, Michigan and Sumneytown, Pennsylvania. The community was formally laid down in 1974.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Norman R. Morrison Memorial Fund
Abstract Includes correspondence (1965-1966), financial records, reports, newspaper clippings, Friends World College files about the award, and five folders (1965) (primarily receipts for contributions) concerning the Morrison Family Fund.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1965-1968
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-October 6 Witness
Abstract Includes correspondence (1983-1984), minutes of meetings, financial records, mailing lists, planning reports, publicity, press coverage, newspaper clippings, and follow-up notes. Correspondents include Bruce Birchard, Samuel D. Caldwell, and Morton Frank.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1983-1984
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Onderdonk, Francis S.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Osborn, Joseph C
Abstract Collection includes biographical information, correspondence, information about Osborn's academic work at Purdue University, 1936-1942, and about his draft orders and conscientious objection status; and information about Osborn's time in Civilian Public Service and CPS reunions in 1983 and 1986.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1936-1986
Overview Victor Paschkis (1898-1991), born in Vienna, was a Quaker, a mechanical engineer, and a professor. He was the founder, and first president, of the Society for Social Responsibility in Science. He also served as the chairman of the National Friends Conference on Race Relations, the American Friends Service Committee's Race Relations Committee, and the Committee on Fair Employment. Paschkis taught at Columbia University.
Overview The Peace Action Center began in 1961 as a continuation of the vigil at Fort Detrick, Md. Peace activists had sponsored a continuous vigil as early as 1959 seeking the abandonment of biological weapons and appealed for the conversion of the fort into a world health center. The Peace Action Center included cooperative living quarters for the staff of religious pacifists, mostly Quakers. PAC staff including Lawrence Scott, director, and Jack L. Bagley, Sarah Bishop, Florence Y. Carpenter, Bertha...