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Pennsylvania Committee for Total Disarmament Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-030
Overview The Pennsylvania Committee for Total Disarmament was active from 1930 to 1936, chiefly in and around Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Through public opinion and personal contacts, PCTD supporters pressured Congress to support total disarmament, including passage of the Frazier Amendment outlawing war. Other objectives of the Committee included a Congressional investigation of the munitions industry, opposition to all preparations and training for war (including ROTC), and support for...
Dates: 1930-1938

War Resisters League Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-040
Overview The War Resisters League is a pacifist organization whose members are against all war. Witnessing the establishment of the War Resisters' International in Europe in 1921, and sensing a need for a similar organization in the United States, Dr. Jessie Wallace Hughan established the War Resisters League as an independent organization. The War Resisters League membership pledge, which has remained essentially unchanged since its inception, reads: "The War Resisters League affirms that war is a...
Dates: 1923-1994

Women's Peace Union: U.S. Branch Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-044
Overview

The Women's Peace Union was founded in August 1921 to encourage the formation of a peace group to encompass all the women of the western hemisphere, to work for complete disarmament and the abolition of all constitutional and legal sanctions for war. Records in the Swarthmore College Peace Collection are those of the United States branch.

Dates: 1921-1940

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  • Names: Wentworth, Lydia G., 1858- X
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Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Civil disobedience 1
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Babcock, Caroline L. (Caroline Lexow), 1882- 2
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 2
Byrns, Elinor 2
Frazier, Lynn J. (Lynn Joseph), 1874-1947 2
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 2
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Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 2
Winsor, Mary, 1869-1956 2
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 2
Aberman, Sidney 1
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Black, Elizabeth 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Brooks, R. Boland 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 1
Cope, Eliza M. 1
Corfman, Rex 1
Cox, Lucy A. 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Drexel, Constance 1
Dulles, Sophia H. 1
Dunbar, Olivia Howard, 1873-1953 1
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 1
Eves, William 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Gordon, Lindley V. 1
Gottlieb, Edward P. 1
Hartmann, George W. (George Wilfried), 1904-1955 1
Harvey, William Brinton, 1862- 1
Hedemann, Ed 1
Hedemann, Grace 1
Hennacy, Ammon, 1893-1970 1
Hertzka, Yella, 1873-1948 1
Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Hoopes, Darlington, b. 1896 1
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
Kepler, Roy C. 1
Lee, Jennie, 1904- 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
Lief, Alfred, 1901- 1
Lloyd, Lola Maverick, 1875-1944 1
McReynolds, David 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
Newton, Ray 1
Nicholson, Vincent D. (Vincent De Witt), 1890-1945 1
Olmstead, Frank 1
Pennsylvania Committee for Total Disarmament 1
Ransom, Frances Rose 1
Richards, Edward C. M., 1886-1974 1
Roodenko, Igal 1
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 1
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 1
Schaum, Winifred W. 1
Schwartz, Wendy (Editor) 1
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 1
Smith, Tucker P. 1
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 1
Van Kirk, Walter W. (Walter William), 1891-1956 1
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 1
War Resisters League 1
Williams, H. Justice 1
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 1
Women's Peace Union. U.S. Branch 1
Wright, Edward Needles, 1897- 1
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