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Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:

Jane Addams Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-001
Overview A world-famous social reformer; co-founded the first settlement house in America in 1889; championed many causes on behalf of the urban poor, such as protection of immigrants, child labor laws, industrial safety, juvenile courts, and recognition of labor unions; a leading figure in the movement for international peace; awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931.

Broomell-Cleghorn-Fisher Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-278
Overview This collection contains material collected by Anna Pettit Broomell and primarily consists of the writings and correspondence of Broomell, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, and Sarah Cleghorn.

Thalia Yaffey Stern Broudy Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Broudy, Thalia Yaffey Stern
Overview Papers of a woman who has been active in the peace movement from the 1950s to the present day.

Francoise W. Douwes Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Douwes, Francoise Wilhelmina
Abstract Douwes was a member of the Philadelphia branch of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.

From the Women of Philadelphia U.S.A. in Answer to the Friendly Address of the Women of Exeter, England, on the Subject of Peace

 Item
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-From the women of Philadelphia U.S.A.
Abstract Handwritten draft of a reply to an address from women of Exeter, England, in response to their plea urging their American sisters to help prevent war between England and the United States. This draft, of which the final version no longer exists, warns that a mother could sow the seed of blood-thirsty ambition in her son "when in his childish hours she gave him tiny weapons, and taught him how to mimic war's murderous game." Signed by Lucretia Mott. The reply, which was sent to England and is...

Alice Herz and Helga Herz Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Herz, Alice and Helga Herz
Abstract Papers of a German mother and daughter who emigrated to the United States and were peace activists in the Detroit area; mother was the first American to immolate herself in protest of the Vietnam War.

Jessie Wallace Hughan Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-251
Abstract Jessie Wallace Hughan (December 25, 1875 – April 10, 1955) was an American educator, social activist, and a radical pacifist. During her college days she was one of four co-founders of Alpha Omicron Pi, a national sorority for university women. She also was a founder and the first Secretary of the War Resisters League, established in 1923. For over two decades, she was a perennial candidate for political office on the ticket of the Socialist Party of America in her home state of New York.

Jewish Women's Committee to End the Occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Jewish Women's Committee to End the Occupation-West Bank and Gaza
Overview This small collection documents the efforts of the JWCEO to highlight the need for freedom in Palestine from Israeli occupation.

Carla Brooks Johnston Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Johnston, Carla B.
Overview Papers of Carla Johnston, who was active in politics, and in working for peace, in Massachusetts, as well as a writer of eight books.

Mary Kelsey Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Kelsey, Mary
Abstract Includes miscellaneous correspondence; two oversize scrapbooks (ca. 1914-1919) which contain correspondence (some with her relative, Kate Kelsey); articles and half-tone images from U.S. and foreign periodicals about World War I; small posters; sheet music; and material about Woodrow Wilson's 1916 presidential campaign and the Women's March for Woodrow Wilson in Washington D.C., ca. 1917; also small amounts of secondary material relating to the American Friends Service Committee, the Fellowship...