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Jane Addams Collection

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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

American Union Against Militarism Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-004
Overview In 1915 a group of New York pacifists and near-pacifists organized the "Anti-militarism Committee" to combat the war spirit of the time. Activities included lobbying, publishing, a lecture campaign, and the establishment of a Civil Liberties Bureau. The most notable achievements were the work in the successful effort to avert war with Mexico in 1916 and the encouragement of opposition to peacetime conscription following World War I. The office was raided by the government and American Union...
Dates: 1915 - 1922

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

Peoples Mandate Committee Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-109
Overview Peoples Mandate to Governments to End War was an international campaign begun on September 6, 1935, by the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom to express such overwhelming opposition to war that governments would not dare resort to it as a means of solving disputes between nations. By the end of the decade the Peoples Mandate became an independent organization, headed by Mabel Vernon, and focused on peace and connections between women and women's organizations in the...
Dates: 1935-1975; Majority of material found within 1935-1956

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Women and peace -- History -- Sources 2
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Chicago (Ill.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century 1
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Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939 3
Drevet, Camille 3
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 3
Baer, Gertrude 2
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 2
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Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 2
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 2
Doty, Madeleine Z. (Madeleine Zabriskie), 1877-1963 2
Hamilton, Alice, 1869-1970 2
Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943 2
Jacobs, Aletta H. (Aletta Henriette), 1854-1929 2
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 2
Kellogg, Paul Underwood, 1879-1958 2
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 2
Pendleton, Ellen F. (Ellen Fitz), 1864-1936 2
Pye, Edith M. (Edith Mary) 2
Ragaz, Clara 2
Ramondt-Hirschmann, Cor 2
Sheepshanks, Mary, 1872-1958 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
Vernon, Mabel 2
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 2
Woman's Peace Party 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 2
Woolley, Mary Emma, 1863-1947 2
Abbott, Edith, 1876-1957 1
Addams, John Huy, 1822?-1881 1
American Union Against Militarism 1
American Union Against Militarism. Civil Liberties Bureau 1
Armstrong, Florence A. (Florence Arzelia), 1881-1962 1
Balch, F. V. (Francis Vergnies), 1839-1898 1
Balch, Francis Noyes, 1873- 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Bates, Katharine Lee, 1859-1929 1
Bok, Edward William, 1863-1930 1
Bowen, Louise de Koven, 1859- 1
Boyer, Gaeta Wold 1
Breckinridge, Sophonisba P. (Sophonisba Preston), 1866-1948 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Burke, Ana del Pulgar 1
Calkins, Mary Whiton, 1863-1930 1
Cheever, Helen 1
Clark, Hilda 1
Coman, Katharine, 1857-1915 1
Courtney, Kathleen, Dame, 1878-1974 1
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1
Duchêne, Gabrielle 1
Dudley, Helena Stuart 1
Eastman, Crystal, 1881-1928 1
Ely, Richard T. (Richard Theodore), 1854-1943 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 1
Gale, Zona, 1874-1938 1
Glücklich, Vilma 1
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 1
Hallinan, Charles T. 1
Hertzka, Yella, 1873-1948 1
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 1
Hudson, Manley O. (Manley Ottmer), 1886-1960 1
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 1
Hull-House (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952 1
Innes, Kathleen Elizabeth Royds 1
James, Ada L. 1
James, William, 1842-1910 1
Jōdai, Tano, 1886-1982 1
Karsten, Eleanor Daggett, -1946 1
Kelley, Florence, 1859-1932 1
Kellor, Frances, 1873-1952 1
Kind, Bessie 1
Landon, Alfred M. (Alfred Mossman), 1887-1987 1
Lathrop, Julia Clifford, 1858-1932 1
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 1
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 1
Lovett, Robert Morss, 1870-1956 1
Lowrie, Kathleen Jennison 1
Lynch, Frederick, 1867-1934 1
Marshall, Catherine E. 1
Milholland, Vida 1
Mussey, Henry Raymond, 1875-1940 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
Nearing, Scott, 1883-1983 1
People's Council of America for Democracy and Peace 1
Peoples Mandate Committee (U.S.) 1
Peoples Mandate Committee for Inter-American Peace and Cooperation (U.S.) 1
Post, Alice Thacher, 1853-1947 1
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 1
Rankin, Belle 1
Robins, Margaret Dreier 1
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 1
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 1
Scudder, Vida Dutton, 1861-1954 1
Sears, Amelia 1
Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984 1
Smith, Mary Rozet, -1934 1
Starr, Ellen Gates 1
Stevens, Alzina P. 1
Swanwick, Helena M. (Helena Maria), 1864-1939 1
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