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Pennsylvania Peace Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-031
Abstract

Organizations with the name Pennsylvania Peace Society existed as early as 1822. The records in this collection date from the late 19th century and into the first years of the 20th century. Material about earlier versions of the PPS maybe found in the records of the American Peace Society (DG 003); and in the records of the Universal Peace Union (DG 038).

Dates: 1866-1928; Majority of material found within 1893-1928

Sydney Dix Strong Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-036
Abstract Sydney Dix Strong (1860-1938) was an outspoken pacifist and strong supporter of disarmament, war resistance, and organized labor. He was the pastor for churches in Ohio and Illinois and did settlement work in Chicago. For his peace stance made him unpopular during WWI and in Oct. 1917 he was expelled from membership in the Municipal League of Seattle because of a speech he had given before the National Council of Congregational Churches, in which he praised the I.W.W. (International Workers...
Dates: 1890-1938

James William Van Kirk Collected Papers

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Van Kirk, James W.
Abstract

Collection includes a flag, seals illustrating the flag, leaflets and printed items, and a manuscript letter from James Van Kirk.

Dates: 1917-1942; Majority of material found within 1937-1942