Frieda Langer Lazarus Collected Papers
Collection consists of correspondence and printed matter related to Lazarus's involvement as Chair of the War Resisters League's Conscientious Objector Problems Committee, 1943-1946.
- Majority of material found within 1943-1946
- Covington, Hayden Cooper (Correspondent, Person)
Language of Material
Materials are in English.
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research without restrictions.
Biographical / Historical
Frieda Langer; Frieda Langer Lazarus, 1896-1968; married to Arthur Lazarus; was a pacifist, antiwar activist and advocate for conscientious objectors. She was a founder of the Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors, and a member of the Women's Peace Union and the War Resisters League. Between the World Wars, she worked for disarmament, and was WPU delegate to the World Disarmament Conference in 1932 in Geneva; she was also active in the Workers' Defense League and in the Brooklyn (N.Y.) branch of the National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy; she was a delegate to the 1965 Pacem in Terris convocation.
0.42 Linear Feet (5 linear inches.)
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- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources
- Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources
- Lazarus, Frieda Langer
- Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources
- War Resisters League. Conscientious Objector Problems Committee
- Workers' Defense League
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
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