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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

Peoples Mandate Committee Records

 Collection
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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Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Armstrong, Florence A. (Florence Arzelia), 1881-1962 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Boyer, Gaeta Wold 1