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Esther B. Rhoads papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1153
Overview The papers of Esther Rhoads (1896-1979), a member of an influential Philadelphia Quaker family, Rhoads was a teacher, later head, of Friends Girls' School in Tokyo for over 50 years. She was also of great importance in work with Licensed Agencies for Relief in Asia and with the American Friends Service Committee, to assist Japanese-Americans affected by the War Relocation Act (forced removal and incarceration). Materials include correspondence, documents, typescripts and manuscripts,...
Dates: circa 1895-1979

Rhoads family papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-107
Identifier: SFHL-SC-107
Abstract

This collection includes letters written by J. Edgar Rhoads to his family while he was in Germany administering war relief after WWI. Also included are the diaries of his grandfather, Jonathan E. Rhoads, from 1908-1910. These provide a record of daily appointments and expenses.

Dates: 1908-1920

John F. Rich papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-880
Overview

The papers of John F. Rich, who worked at the AFSC as a director of public relations and later founded his own public relations firm. The collection includes letters and diaries from his travels in Spain, India, and China during his years with the A.F.S.C. as well as materials from his firm.

Dates: 1902-1986

David S. and Mary W. Richie Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-264
Overview

David S. Richie (1908-2005) spent his life devoted to public service, particularly in the areas of work camps and cooperatives. A birthright Quaker, he served as Secretary of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Social Order Committee from 1939–1973 and was president of the Board of Friends Housing, Inc. He also was involved with the American Friends Service Committee and other organizations. These papers are divided into correspondence, writings, and topical files as assembled by Richie.

Dates: 1935-2005

Rockland County Peace Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-121
Overview

The Rockland County Peace Association was a small local peace group begun in 1930 to stimulate popular education and public opinion with a view to the prevention of war. It carried on relief work during World War II through the American Friends Service Committee.

Dates: 1930-1950

Russell and Juanita Rosene slides, scrapbook, and videocassette

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-217
Overview

This collection, consisting primarily of color photographic slides, documents Russell and Juanita Rosene's time as international development workers in the Gaza Strip 1949-1950 and in Guatemala 1961-1964.

Dates: 1949 - 1992; Majority of material found within 1949 - 1964

Scattergood Hostel and Scattergood Friends School photographs

 Collection — othertype: PA-165
Identifier: SFHL-PA-165
Overview

Scattergood Friends School opened in Iowa in 1890. The school closed during the Great Depression, and was repurposed during World War II as Scattergood Hostel to acclimate refugees from Europe. In 1944, it reopened as a school and remains open today. The bulk of this collection is photographs of Scattergood Refugee Hostel, but there are also photographs of pre-war and post-war Scattergood Friends School.

Dates: 1915 - 1953

Louis W. Schneider Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-293
Overview

Louis W. Schneider (1915-2012) worked for the American Friends Service Commiittee for more than four decades and served as Executive Secretary from 1974-1980. His Papers include notes, diaries, speeches, and writings, as well as publications by American Friends Services Committee.

Dates: 1933-1941

Daniel A. Seeger Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Seeger, Daniel A.
Overview

Seeger is best known for the 1965 Supreme Court court case regarding his conscientious objector claim without belief in a Supreme Being as grounds for C.O. status.

Dates: 1958-2008

Lynne Shivers Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-263
Overview

Enid Lynne Shivers was a peace activist and prominent member of Movement for a New Society, for which she organized and wrote informational materials. This collection of her personal materials is primarily composed of journals dating from the 1960s until 2014 and materials from time she spent doing peace work in Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1941-2015

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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 45
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 44
Swarthmore College Peace Collection 34
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Bryn Mawr College 1
 
Subject
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 18
correspondence 16
Quakers 15
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
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Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 10
Society of Friends -- International assistance -- Germany 8
Quaker women 7
Reconstruction (1914–1939) -- France 7
World War, 1939-1945 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 7
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
International relief -- France 6
Peace -- Societies, etc. 6
Quakers -- History 6
Quakers -- Social life and customs 6
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 6
diaries 6
letters (correspondence) 6
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
International relief 5
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Society of Friends -- Japan 5
World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief 5
International relief -- Germany 4
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 4
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 4
Peace movements -- United States 4
Reconstruction (1914–1939) -- Poland 4
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 4
Society of Friends -- Societies, etc. 4
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 4
World War, 1914-1918 4
photographs 4
Charities -- France 3
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
International relief -- Societies, etc 3
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifism 3
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 3
Quaker missionaries 3
Quakers -- 20th century -- Diaries 3
Quakers -- Diaries 3
Quakers -- Education 3
Quakers -- Germany 3
Quakers -- Indiana 3
Quakers -- Japan 3
Quakers -- Social service 3
Social service -- France 3
Social service -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 3
Society of Friends 3
Society of Friends -- Charities 3
Society of Friends -- Germany 3
Society of Friends -- International assistance 3
Society of Friends -- United States 3
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- American Friends Service Committee 3
lecture notes 3
speeches (documents) 3
African Americans -- Civil rights 2
Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962 2
Child welfare -- Germany 2
Church and social problems -- Society of Friends 2
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- United States 2
Diaries 2
Direct action -- History -- Sources 2
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 2
Economic conversion -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
France -- History -- 1914-1940 2
Germany 2
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Indians of North America 2
Indians of North America -- Government relations 2
International relief -- Europe 2
International relief -- Poland 2
International relief -- Russia 2
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 2
Missionaries 2
Nonviolence 2
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Nuclear disarmament 2
Peace -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 2
Photographs 2
Poland -- Pictorial works 2
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Prison reform -- Society of Friends 2
Quaker businesspeople 2
Quaker philanthropists 2
Quaker photographers 2
Quaker social reformers 2
Quaker women -- 20th century 2
Quakers -- Delaware 2
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Language
English 124
German 1
Undetermined 1
 
Names
Civilian Public Service 13
Haverford College 12
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 11
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 9
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 8
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Swarthmore College 8
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 7
Brinton, Anna Cox 6
Friends World Committee for Consultation 6
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 5
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 5
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 5
Society of Friends 5
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 5
Westtown Boarding School 5
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 5
A Quaker Action Group 4
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 4
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 4
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 4
Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) 4
Jones, Mary Hoxie 4
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 4
Quaker United Nations Office 4
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 4
Willoughby, George, pacifist 4
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 3
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 3
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 3
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 3
Cary, Stephen G. 3
Clark, Rebecca Timbres, 1896- 3
Coleman, John Royston 3
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 3
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 3
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 3
Earlham College 3
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 3
Furnas, Paul J. 3
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 3
Harvard University 3
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 3
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 3
Lyttle, Bradford 3
Miles, Catharine Cox 3
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 3
Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971 3
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 3
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 3
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 3
Shipley family 3
Snyder, Edward F. 3
Timbres, Harry, 1899-1937 3
War Resisters League 3
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. International Office 3
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 3
Young, Mildred Binns 3
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 2
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 2
Bacon family 2
Bacon, Francis R. (Francis Rogers), 1888-1965 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 2
Bowles, Gordon Townsend 2
Bowles, Jane T. 2
Brethren Service Committee 2
Brinton family 2
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 2
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 2
Brown family 2
Cadbury family 2
Canadian Friends Service Committee 2
Carter family 2
Chance, Harold J., 1898-1975 2
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 2
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 2
Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Cox, Lydia Shipley Bean 2
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 2
Delta Cooperative Farm Project (Hillhouse, Miss.) 2
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 2
Fey, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1898-1990 2
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 2
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 2
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 2
Friends Medical Society 2
Friends Mississippi Project 2
Friends World Conference 2
Golden Rule (Ketch) 2
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 2
Harker, Charles H. 2
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 2
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 2
Innerst, J. Stuart, 1894-1975 2
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 2
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 2
Licensed Agencies for Relief in Asia 2
Lynd, Staughton 2
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