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Frieda Langer Lazarus Collected Papers

Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Lazarus, Frieda Langer


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.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1943-1946


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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General Note

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the papers of Frieda Langer Lazarus.

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