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Jerome Balter and Ruth Balter Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-254
Abstract Jerome Balter (1921-2016), and Ruth Balter (born 1922), have been peace and social justice activists for many years. They were both active in efforts to desegregate housing and public schools in Rochester, New York from the late 1950s onward. Jerome Balter campaigned several time for local and state political offices as a way to achieve these goals. Both Balters were also active in efforts to oppose the Vietnam War. Ruth Balter was connected with Women Strike for Peace in Rochester. They...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1959-1974

Baptist Peace Fellowship of North America Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Baptist Peace Fellowship
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence, brochures, program literature, and newsletters.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1940-

Harold Barton Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Barton, Harold
Abstract In the early 1940s National Mental Health Foundation originated in 1944-1945 when Harold Barton and three associates, serving at Byberry State Hospital in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), announced plans for a national campaign to improve the conditions in mental hospitals. The exposure of these conditions through the efforts of men serving in CPS, and their efforts to be a nonviolent presence in mental institutions, began a new movement in mental health care in the U.S. The National Mental...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944-1949

John Beer Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Beer, John
Abstract

John Beer was a professor of the history of science and chemistry, as well as a Quaker peace and antinuclear activist.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1954-1985

Victor L. Berger Collected Papers

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Berger, Victor
Scope and Contents

Speeches by Berger were printed in the Congressional Record and are included in this collection.

Dates: 1919-1926

Daniel Berrigan and Philip Berrigan Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Berrigan, Daniel and Philip
Abstract

Collection consists of printed correspondence, leaflets, pamphlets, news clippings, other writings by and about Daniel Berrigan and Philip Berrigan.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1964-

Betty Medsger Collection of the Burglary of the FBI Office, Media, Pennsylvania

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-277
Abstract

Betty Medsger is an author, teacher, and investigativereporter. She worked for the Washington Postin 1971, and break the story of the break in of the FBI field office in Media, Pennsylvania. In 2014 Medsger published a book, The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover's Secret FBI, detailing the history of the FBI break in. With the publication of the book, most of the burglars still alive came forward. One of them was William Davidon, whose papers are also in the Peace Collection.

Dates: Event: Majority of material found within 1971-2014

Rosy Betz-Zall Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Betz-Zall
Abstract

This small collection reflects Betz-Zall’s activism and interests, rooted in the Seattle (Washington) area.

Dates: 1959 - 1972

Albert Bigelow Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-076
Abstract

Albert S. Bigelow (1906-1993) was an artist, architect, former Navy commander, and Quaker. He served as captain of Golden Rule, a thirty foot ketch which he and colleagues attempted to sail into the Eniwetok Proving Grounds, the U.S. nuclear test site in the Marshall Islands of the Pacific in February 1958. The action was sponsored by the Committee for Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons.

Dates: 1956-1961

Raymond Binford and Helen Binford Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Binford, Raymond and Helen
Abstract

Raymond Binford served as President of Guilford College, High Point, North Carolina, for 16 years before taking a leave of absence to become the director of Civilian Public Service Camp #19 (Buck Creek Camp, Marion, North Carolina) during World War II.

Dates: 1941-1946

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Subject
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 141
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 122
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 114
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 80
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 72
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Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 66
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 62
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 57
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 54
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 40
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 31
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 30
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 28
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 27
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 27
Peace movements -- United States 26
International organization -- History -- Sources 25
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 25
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Sources 25
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 25
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 24
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 24
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 23
Peace -- Societies, etc. 22
Antinuclear movement -- United States 21
Peace movements -- France -- History -- Sources 21
Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources 20
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 20
Peace movements 20
Student movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 20
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Sources 20
Peace -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 19
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 18
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 17
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 17
Women and peace 17
Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 17
Arbitration (International law) -- History -- Sources 16
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 16
Pacifists -- United States 16
Peace -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 16
Peace -- Research -- History -- Sources 16
Pacifism -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 14
United States 14
Nuclear disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 13
Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 12
Conscientious objectors -- United States 12
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 12
Pacifists -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 12
Quaker women -- United States -- History -- Sources 12
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 12
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 12
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 11
Suffragists -- United States -- History -- Sources 11
Central America -- Politics and government -- 1979- -- Sources 10
International cooperation -- History -- Sources 10
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Peace walks and marches -- History -- Sources 10
Political prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Government, Resistance to -- History -- Sources 9
International relations -- History -- Sources 9
Militarism -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Nonviolence 9
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County -- History -- Sources 9
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 9
Socialists -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Pacifists 8
Peace movements -- Massachusetts -- History -- Sources 8
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Society of Friends -- Charities 8
Society of Friends -- International assistance 8
Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States 8
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
United States -- Foreign relations -- Central America 8
United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union 8
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 8
Women and peace -- United States 8
Antinuclear movement 7
Disarmament 7
Feminists -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
International relations 7
Nuclear arms control -- History -- Sources 7
Nuclear arms control -- United States 7
Nuclear disarmament 7
Nuclear disarmament -- United States 7
Pacifism 7
Peace -- Religious aspects 7
Peace movements -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 7
Peace movements -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- Sources 7
Peace walks and marches 7
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 7
World War, 1914-1918 -- Peace -- Sources 7
Central America -- Foreign relations -- United States 6
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Delaware County (Pa.) -- History -- Sources 6
Direct action -- History -- Sources 6
Disarmament -- Economic aspects -- History -- Sources 6
Disarmament -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 6
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Language
English 1107
French 33
German 8
Czech 2
Italian 2
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Names
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 40
American Friends Service Committee 34
Civilian Public Service 29
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 27
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 24
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Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 23
War Resisters League 21
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 19
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 19
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 19
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 18
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 18
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 17
League of Nations 16
Willoughby, George, pacifist 16
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 15
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 15
United Nations 15
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 14
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 14
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 14
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 14
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 13
Lyttle, Bradford 13
Kaufman, Abraham 12
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 12
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 12
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 11
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 11
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 10
Newton, Ray 10
Committee for Nonviolent Action 9
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 9
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 9
McReynolds, David 9
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 9
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 9
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 9
Baer, Gertrude 8
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 8
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 8
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 8
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 8
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 8
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 8
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 8
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. International Office 8
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 7
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 7
Finch, Henry Le Roy 7
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 7
Gara, Larry 7
Gilmore, Robert Wallace, 1921-1988 7
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 7
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 7
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 7
Mead, Edwin D. (Edwin Doak), 1849-1937 7
Pickus, Robert 7
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 7
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 7
Reynolds, Earle L. 7
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 7
Woman's Peace Party 7
A Quaker Action Group 6
American Civil Liberties Union 6
American Peace Society 6
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 6
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 6
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 6
Bromley, Ernest 6
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 6
Coffin, William Sloane, Jr., 1924-2006 6
Cousins, Norman 6
DiGia, Ralph 6
Drevet, Camille 6
Golden Rule (Ketch) 6
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- 6
Keys, Donald 6
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 6
Morgan, Laura Puffer, 1874-1962 6
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 6
People's Council of America for Democracy and Peace 6
Roodenko, Igal 6
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 6
Tatum, Arlo D. 6
Weiss, Cora, 1934- 6
Will, Herman, 1915- 6
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 5
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 5
Berrigan, Daniel 5
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 5
Bromley, Marion, -1996 5
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 5
Chalmers, Ruth 5
Day, Dorothy, 1897-1980 5
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 5
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 5
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 5
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 5
Gottlieb, Sanford 5
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