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War Resisters League

 Organization

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Devere Allen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-053
Abstract

Author, editor, journalist and lecturer; advocate of internationalist pacifism; influential member of the Socialist Party in the 1930s; genealogist; recorder of Rhode Island history and lore; named Harold Devere Allen.

Dates: 1809-1978; Majority of material found within 1910-1955

Abraham Kaufman Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Kaufman, Abraham
Overview

In October 1928, Kaufman became the first paid employee of the War Resisters League, eventually becoming its Executive Secretary through 1947. He co-founded the Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1942-1997

War Resisters' International Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-039
Overview

The War Resisters' International was founded at Bilthoven, Netherlands, in 1921 by representative pacifists from that country, Germany, Austria and Great Britain. The War Resisters' International was never more than a coordinating body in its relationship to affiliated groups.

Dates: 1923-1976

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Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Connecticut -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950 -- Sources 1