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Jane Addams Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-001
Overview

A world-famous social reformer; co-founded the first settlement house in America in 1889; championed many causes on behalf of the urban poor, such as protection of immigrants, child labor laws, industrial safety, juvenile courts, and recognition of labor unions; a leading figure in the movement for international peace; awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931.

Dates: 1838-; Majority of material found within 1880-1935

Devere Allen Papers

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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

Emily Greene Balch Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-006
Abstract Emily Greene Balch (1867-1961) was the second U.S. woman to have won the Nobel Peace Prize. Balch embarked on her academic career in the economics and sociology department at Wellesley College. Balch's extracurricular work with the Women's Trade Union League and opposition to World War I resulted in dismissal from Wellesley, and thereafter she helped lead the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Called a "Citizen of the World," Balch worked for peace throughout her...
Dates: 1842-1961; Majority of material found within 1875 - 1961

Dorothy Detzer Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-086
Abstract

Dorothy Detzer was a peace activist, writer, and lobbyist. She served as the National Executive Secretary of the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, 1924-1946.. Detzer influenced a Congressional investigation of the munitions industry, 1934-1936, and later wrote the book Appointment on the Hill, 1948, describing her two decades in Washington, D.C.

Dates: 1913-1981

Emergency Peace Campaign Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-012
Abstract Initiated in late 1935 by the American Friends Service Committee and other pacifists; originally planned as a two-year campaign to rally peace, religious, labor, African-American and student groups; aim was to organize a national campaign to promote peace principles in the face of preparation for war in Europe, and to keep the United States out of war; may have been preceded by the Emergency Peace Committee (1931-1933), though this has not been documented. The first EPC office opened in...
Dates: 1936-1937

Hannah Clothier Hull Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-016
Abstract Hannah Clothier Hull (1872-1958), was one of the founders of the Woman's Peace Party and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. She served as a national officer of the WILPF for nearly forty years. Hull was also active in other social reform movements. A member of a well-to-do Quaker family, Hannah Clothier graduated from Swarthmore College in 1891. She first worked at a Philadelphia settlement house and then entered the graduate program in social work at Bryn Mawr College....
Dates: 1889-1958

Mercedes M. Randall Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-110
Overview

Mercedes M. Randall was an early, and lifelong, member of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. She held many positions of responsibility in the organization, including chairmanship of the National Education Committee, and presidency of the Manhattan Branch. Randall was the first biographer of Nobel Peace Prize winner, Emily Greene Balch.

Dates: 1914-1977

Helene Stöcker Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-035
Overview

Dr. Helene Stöcker (1869-1943) was one of the first woman students to enter a German University. In the 1920s she helped found Germany's first woman suffrage organization, and later the Bund für Mutterschutz (Protection of Motherhood). Dr. Stöcker immigrated to the United States in 1941 under the sponsorship of friends and colleagues in the peace movement.

Dates: 1897-1994; Majority of material found within 1913-1943

Lydia G. Wentworth Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-041
Overview Lydia G. Wentworth, was a writer and ardent peace advocate who lived most of her life in Brookline, Massachusetts. Despite illness which confined her to bed for over thirty years, she carried on a prolific correspondence and contributed hundreds of articles to newspapers and magazines. Wentworth was on the advisory committee of the Women's Peace Society, and was a member of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, the Fellowship of Reconciliation, the Association to Abolish...
Dates: 1902-1947; Majority of material found within 1918-1947

Women's Committee to Oppose Conscription Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-068
Overview This group was originally named the Committee to Oppose the Conscription of Women [WCOC], and then the National Committee to Oppose the Conscription of Women. It was formed in 1942 to protest the Austin-Wadsworth legislative bills and similar measures, which proposed that American women be drated into a civilian workforce for the duration of World War II. When the immediate threat of drafting women had passed, the group changed its name again, this time to the Women's Committee to Oppose...
Dates: 1942-1948

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Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 6
Baer, Gertrude 5
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 5
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 5
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 5
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Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 4
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 4
Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943 4
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 4
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 4
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 4
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 4
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 4
American Friends Service Committee 3
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 3
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 3
Bussey, Gertrude Carman, 1888-1961 3
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 3
Doty, Madeleine Z. (Madeleine Zabriskie), 1877-1963 3
Drevet, Camille 3
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 3
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 3
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 3
Ragaz, Clara 3
Scudder, Vida Dutton, 1861-1954 3
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 3
Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939 2
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 2
Courtney, Kathleen, Dame, 1878-1974 2
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 2
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 2
Fey, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1898-1990 2
Hamilton, Alice, 1869-1970 2
Jacobs, Aletta H. (Aletta Henriette), 1854-1929 2
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 2
Kellogg, Paul Underwood, 1879-1958 2
Lloyd, Lola Maverick, 1875-1944 2
Newton, Ray 2
Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971 2
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 2
Ponsonby, Arthur Ponsonby, Baron, 1871-1946 2
Post, Alice Thacher, 1853-1947 2
Pye, Edith M. (Edith Mary) 2
Ramondt-Hirschmann, Cor 2
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 2
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 2
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 2
Sheepshanks, Mary, 1872-1958 2
Starr, Ellen Gates 2
Swarthmore College. Peace Collection 2
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
Vernon, Mabel 2
Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940 2
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 2
Woman's Peace Party 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. International Office 2
Woods, Amy 2
Woolley, Mary Emma, 1863-1947 2
Young Democracy (Organization) 2
Abbott, Edith, 1876-1957 1
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 1
Addams, John Huy, 1822?-1881 1
Adler, Friedrich 1
Allen, Horatio, 1802-1889 1
Allen, Marie Hollister, 1893-1979 1
American Committee for the Defense of Leon Trotsky 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 1
Baber, Zonia 1
Balch, F. V. (Francis Vergnies), 1839-1898 1
Balch, Francis Noyes, 1873- 1
Bates, Katharine Lee, 1859-1929 1
Beard, Charles A. (Charles Austin), 1874-1948 1
Beard, Mary Ritter, 1876-1958 1
Berg, Russel O. 1
Bok, Edward William, 1863-1930 1
Bolling, Landrum Rymer 1
Bowen, Louise de Koven, 1859- 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970 1
Broun, Heywood, 1888-1939 1
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 1
Buell, Raymond Leslie, 1896-1946 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Butler, Smedley D. (Smedley Darlington), 1881-1940 1
Byrd, Richard Evelyn, 1888-1957 1
Calkins, Mary Whiton, 1863-1930 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Catchpool, Corder, 1883-1952 1
Ceresole, Pierre, 1879-1945 1
Chalmers, Frances K. (Frances Kinghorn) 1
Chase, E. Dixwell 1
Cheever, Helen 1
Clark, Hilda 1
Coman, Katharine, 1857-1915 1
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