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Women and peace -- History -- Sources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 76 Collections and/or Records:

Codepink Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Codepink
Abstract Includes letters, flyers, reports, printed emails, and materials from local branches.

Dorothy Detzer Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-086
Abstract Dorothy Detzer was a peace activist, writer, and lobbyist. She served as the National Executive Secretary of the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, 1924-1946.. Detzer influenced a Congressional investigation of the munitions industry, 1934-1936, and later wrote the book Appointment on the Hill, 1948, describing her two decades in Washington, D.C.

Camille Drevet Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-France-Drevet, Camille
Abstract Mimeographed writings, statements on the Soviet Union and the international situation; Swiss Security Service report on Drevet (1933); pamphlets by Drevet.

Lella Secor Florence Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-126
Abstract Lella Secor Florence became a pacifist while serving as a journalist on the Henry Ford Peace Expedition (1915-1916) and then participated in several peace organizations focused on keeping the United States out of World War I. She was active in the British section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and in the birth control movement there and wrote Birth Control on Trial.

A. Ruth Fry Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-046
Overview [Anna] Ruth Fry was an activist and a writer born into a prominent Quaker family in England. From 1914-1924, she served as general secretary of the Friends Relief Commission, which provided help for refugees and others ravaged by World War I. Fry wrote about her experiences in A Quaker Adventure (1926). She was also the first chairman of the Russian Famine Relief Fund in 1921. Fry went on to write numerous books, pamphlets and tracts, on a variety of Quaker and peace topics. She died on April...

Ruth Gage-Colby Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Gage-Colby, Ruth