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Women and peace -- History -- Sources

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Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 76 Collections and/or Records:

Caroline Foulke Urie Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Urie, Caroline Foulke
Abstract Manuscript essay "Jane Addams' Personality", and letters from Jane Addams.

Julia Grace Wales Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Wales, Julia Grace

James Warbasse and Agnes Warbasse Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Warbasse, James
Overview James Warbasse was a Brooklyn physician and socialist who, with his wife, Agnes Dyer Warbasse, was interested in labor, social conditions, and cooperative movements.

Ada Wardlaw Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Wardlaw, Ada

Sarah Willmer Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Willmer, Sarah
Abstract Journals, poetry, letters.

Mary Winsor Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Winsor, Mary

Alice Wiser Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-203
Overview Alice Wiser was a Quaker and had trained as a social worker and psychological counselor. She dedicated the last ten to fifteen years of her life to both peace and women's rights. Wiser was instrumental in organizing the peace tent for the second United Nations Conference on Women held in Nairobi, Kenya in 1985. After the conference Wiser continued to organize around these issues, traveling around the world to interview women and talk about peace. Wiser died from breast cancer in 1995.

Woman's Peace Party Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-043-part I
Abstract Consists of general organizational files of the national office (in Chicago) such as meeting minutes and correspondence, as well as material from the State Branches. There may be some overlap between the files of the State Branches of the WPP and of what is in the State Branch files of WILPF [see Part II, Series B]. Includes minutes, speeches, and correspondence relating to the organization conference, Jan. 1915; executive board minutes (1915-1919); correspondence (1914-1919); and membership...

Women Strike for Peace Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-115
Overview Women Strike for Peace came into existence on November 1, 1961, as a protest against atmospheric nuclear tests by the U.S. and the Soviet Union. By the late 1980s the national WSP office in Philadelphia closed, but the WSP legislative office and various WSP branches around the U.S. remained active through the 1990s.