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Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

A Quaker Action Group Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-074
Scope and Contents A Quaker Action Group (AQAG) records in the Swarthmore College Peace Collection include minutes, correspondence (1966-1971), memoranda, financial records, subject files (organizations), research files (topics), project files, newsletters, press releases, statements of Quaker yearly meetings in various cities, clippings, photographs and sound recordings. The files were first processed in 1974, and then again in 1980. In 2004, archival intern, Joe Clark, sorted the papers into the present order,...

Abraham Egnal Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-136
Overview Abraham Egnal was a former teacher of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was very active in the Philadelphia area peace movement. He received his B.S. and M.A. degrees in economics from the University of Pennsylvania. Egnal organized many peace rallies and marches. He was the chairman of the West Philadelphia-Main Line Committee of the National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy, the Greater Philadelphia Council, and the Philadelphia Mobilization Committee in 1967.

Joseph Miller Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-193
Abstract Joseph Miller was a mortgage banker; founder and president of Barco, Inc. He was an activist for peace and social justice causes such as welfare rights, including the Philadelphia Urban Finance Corporation and the National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy.

New Society Publishers Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-189
Overview New Society Publishers was a cooperative business based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was founded by members of Movement for a New Society in the late 1980s. New Society Publishers produced books on peace, social justice, and ecological topics. The Philadelphia office closed in December 1996 and a smaller for of the New Society Publishers business moved to British Columbia, Canada.

Philadelphia Peace Council Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Philadelphia Peace Council-(1937-ca. 1943)
Abstract Includes constitution (1938), minutes (1937-1943), correspondence (1937-1943), form letters, financial records, leaflets, speeches, releases, membership lists, bulletins (1938-1941), clippings, and other records. Correspondents include Maria Biasone, Orton S. Clark, Frederick J. Libby, Allen S. Olmsted, Daniel A. Poling, and Richard R. Wood.

Philadelphia Peace Council Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Philadelphia Peace Council-(1925-ca. 1932)
Abstract Includes scattered minutes (1924-1932), scattered correspondence (1924-1928), form letters, statements, membership lists, bulletins (1925-1928) and materials relating to several conferences on the teaching of history, and other records, of the first Philadelphia Peace Council (1922-ca. 1932), earlier known as Philadelphia Council for World Peace. Correspondents include J. Howard Branson, Sophia H. Dulles, Harold Evans, Agnes M. Irwin, Frederick J. Libby, Allen S. Olmsted, and Richard R. Wood.

United Peace Chest of Philadelphia Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-194
Overview The United Peace Chest of Philadelphia coordinated and integrated Philadelphia organizations interested in promoting international peace. The name was often shortened to "United Peace Chest." The UPC was founded in 1938, though it was conceptualized in 1936 at a meeting of the Pennsylvania Branch of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.