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American Civil Liberties Union Collected Records

Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Civil Liberties Union
Overview The ACLU grew out of the American Union Against Militarism, which was founded in 1916 and dissolved in 1922. A subsection of the AUAM was called the National Civil Liberties Bureau; in 1920 it changed its name to the American Civil Liberties Union. Roger Baldwin was its director for 30 years (1920-1950), followed by Patrick Murphey Malin.Today, the ACLU is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, 275,000-member public interest organization, devoted to protecting the basic civil liberties of all...
Dates: 1917

American Civil Liberties Union: National Committee on Conscientious Objectors Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-022
Overview The roots of the NCCO began shortly after conscription in WWII was instituted. Little is known about the New York Office of the NCCO. It was headquartered at 31 Union Square West in New York City (NY) where the ACLU had its offices, and was likely set up in 1940, under the chairmanship of Norman Angell, and stayed in existence through 1945. In Washington (DC), the Temporary Committee for Legal Aid to Conscientious Objectors was formed in 1940. R. Boland Brooks had gone to NSBRO (National...
Dates: 1940-1946

Gerhard Elston Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-165

Gerhard Elston served as an officer or staff member in many peace and international organizations including as Executive Director for Amnesty Internationl USA (1978-1981), board member of Clergy and Laity Concerned, Bread for the World, American Christians for the Abolition of Torture, and the American Civil Liberties Union. He died suddenly in 1992 at the age of 68.

Dates: 1849-1992

Joint Amnesty Committee Collected Records

Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Joint Amnesty Committee
Dates: 1922-1923

Allen S. Olmsted II Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-095
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Allen S. Olmsted papers is correspondence (1898-1977). Most of these are carbon copies of letters dictated by Olmsted and filed in subject transfer files at his law offices in Philadelphia and Media (Pennsylvania) [note: there are also many letters from Allen Olmsted in the papers of his wife, Mildred Scott Olmsted (DG 082)]. Correspondents include Brent Dow Allinson, Gertrude Baer, Emily Greene Balch, Roger Nash Baldwin, Witter Brynner, Joseph S. Clark, Sophia H. Dulles,...
Dates: 1898-1986

John Nevin Sayre Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-117

John Nevin Sayre was a pacifist who spent over 40 years at the helm of the Fellowship of Reconciliation.

Dates: 1885-1982; Majority of material found within 1922-1967

L. Hollingsworth Wood papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1175
Overview Primarily correspondence related to Wood's activities in areas of peace, civil rights, black and Quaker education. Wood was founding member of American Civil Liberties Union, American Friends Service Committee and National Urban League. He was president of the Urban League for 26 years; elected in 1917 to Fisk University Board of Trustees; member of Haverford College Board of Managers. Correspondents include Jane Addams, Roger N. Baldwin, W. E. B. DuBois, Rufus M. Jones, Thomas Elsa Jones,...
Dates: 1903-1953

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Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 4
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
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American Civil Liberties Union Foundation. Project on Amnesty 1
American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania 1
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American Commission on Conditions in Ireland 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
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American Legion 1
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Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 1
Asian Studies Association 1
Ayusawa, Iwao, 1894-1972 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Bartlett, Percy W. 1
Blaxall, Arthur W. 1
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 1
Bread for the World (Organization) 1
Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970 1
Brooks, R. Boland 1
Brookwood Labor College (Katonah, N.Y.) 1
Burton, O. E. (Ormond Edward), 1893-1974 1
Butcher, Agnes Young, 1921-2005 1
Center for Ethics & Society 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Chandy, K. K., 1908- 1
Christianity and Crisis, Inc. 1
Christians Associated for Relationships with Eastern Europe (U.S.) 1
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Committee on Militarism in Education (U.S.) 1
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 1
DeSilver, Harrison 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Eastman, E. Philip 1
Elston, Gerhard 1
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Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
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Fisk University 1
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Happy Grove School (Hectors River, Jamaica) 1
Harkness, Georgia Elma, 1891-1974 1
Haverford College 1
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 1
Hill, Lewis K. 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
International Fellowship of Reconciliation 1
International Work Group on Death, Dying, and Bereavement 1
Joint Amnesty Committee 1
Joint Peace Committee of Providence and Chester Monthly Meetings (Society of Friends : Media, Pa.) 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
Lape, Esther Everett, 1881-1981 1
Lawrence, W. Appleton (William Appleton), 1889-1968 1
Lester, Muriel, 1883-1968 1
Longstreth, Walter C. 1
Maryland Civil Liberties Committee 1
Mayr, Kaspar, 1891-1963 1
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National Civil Liberties Bureau (U.S.) 1
National Committee on Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 1
National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America 1
National Urban League 1
New York Colored Mission 1
Olmstead, Frank 1
Olmsted, Allen S. (Allen Seymour), 1888-1977 1
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 1
Pennsylvania Committee for Political Prisoners 1
Philadelphia Peace Council (1925-approximately 1932) 1
Philadelphia Peace Council (1937-ca. 1943) 1
Philadelphia Young Friends' Association 1
Phillips, Randolph Godfrey 1
Pitter, Přemysl, 1895-1976 1
Planetary Initiative for the World We Choose 1
Reeves, George B., 1905- 1
Roser, Henri, 1899- 1
Sayre, Francis Bowes, 1885-1972 1
Schomer, Howard, 1915- 1
Schuchardt, Irmgard 1
Sekiya, Paul M. 1
Siegmund-Schultze, Friedrich, 1885-1969 1
Simon, Emily Parker 1
Smiley, Glenn E. 1
Smith, Earl Martin, 1895- 1
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 1
Survival International U.S.A. 1
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 1
Tatum, Arlo D. 1
Tatum, Lyle 1
Theology in the Americas (Organization) 1
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