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Jane Addams Collection

Identifier: SCPC-DG-001

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

Anna Garlin Spencer Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-034
Overview Anna Carpenter Garlin Spencer was a minister, feminist, educator, pacifist, and writer on ethics and social problems. Spencer was the first woman in Rhode Island to be ordained and served as the minister of the Bell Street Chapel from 1891 to 1902. Spencer was active in the cause of women's rights for more than forty years and served as the president of the Rhode Island Equal Suffrage Association. Spencer's interest in pacifism also led her to prominent positions with the National Peace and...
Dates: 1830-1931

Dorothy Marder Collection

Identifier: SCPC-DG-233
Overview Dorothy Marder was a photographer and photojournalist, peace activist, Lesbian and Gay community member, counselor, and disabilities advocate. Her most extensive photographic work concerned women's peace activism (especially Women Strike for Peace), in the New York, New York area between the late 1960s through the 1980s Many of her photographs appeared in peace movement and alternative press publications. Marder photographed well-known peace activists, feminists, and political figures of the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1971-1999

Rosika Schwimmer Collected Papers

Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Schwimmer, Rosika

Rosika Schwimmer was a suffragist and feminist leader from Hungary who worked internationally. She founded several Hungarian societies for the advancement of trade unionism, land reform, feminism, female suffrage and pacifism and worked to promote peace during World War I. She helped to form a number of U.S. and international peace groups, including the Emergency Peace Federation, the Henry Ford Peace Expedition, and the Woman's Peace Party. She received the World Peace Prize in 1937.

Dates: 1914-1948

Lydia G. Wentworth Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-041
Overview Lydia G. Wentworth, was a writer and ardent peace advocate who lived most of her life in Brookline, Massachusetts. Despite illness which confined her to bed for over thirty years, she carried on a prolific correspondence and contributed hundreds of articles to newspapers and magazines. Wentworth was on the advisory committee of the Women's Peace Society, and was a member of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, the Fellowship of Reconciliation, the Association to Abolish...
Dates: 1902-1947; Majority of material found within 1918-1947

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Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 2
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 2
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 2
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 2
Abbott, Edith, 1876-1957 1
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Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939 1
Addams, John Huy, 1822?-1881 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 1
Bok, Edward William, 1863-1930 1
Bowen, Louise de Koven, 1859- 1
Carpenter family 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1
Doty, Madeleine Z. (Madeleine Zabriskie), 1877-1963 1
Drevet, Camille 1
Dudley, Helena Stuart 1
Ely, Richard T. (Richard Theodore), 1854-1943 1
Garlin family 1
Glücklich, Vilma 1
Hamilton, Alice, 1869-1970 1
Henry Ford Peace Expedition (1915-1916) 1
Hertzka, Yella, 1873-1948 1
Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 1
Hudson, Manley O. (Manley Ottmer), 1886-1960 1
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 1
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 1
Hull-House (Chicago, Ill.) 1
Ickes, Harold L. (Harold LeClair), 1874-1952 1
Identity House (New York, N.Y.) 1
Jacobs, Aletta H. (Aletta Henriette), 1854-1929 1
James, Ada L. 1
James, William, 1842-1910 1
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 1
Jōdai, Tano, 1886-1982 1
Kelley, Florence, 1859-1932 1
Kellogg, Paul Underwood, 1879-1958 1
Kellor, Frances, 1873-1952 1
Lathrop, Julia Clifford, 1858-1932 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
Lovett, Robert Morss, 1870-1956 1
Marder, Dorothy, 1926-2007 1
Marshall, Catherine E. 1
Nobelstiftelsen 1
Ponsonby, Arthur Ponsonby, Baron, 1871-1946 1
Pye, Edith M. (Edith Mary) 1
Ragaz, Clara 1
Ramondt-Hirschmann, Cor 1
Robins, Margaret Dreier 1
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 1
Sears, Amelia 1
Sheepshanks, Mary, 1872-1958 1
Smith, Mary Rozet, -1934 1
Starr, Ellen Gates 1
Stevens, Alzina P. 1
Strong, Sydney, 1860-1938 1
Swanwick, Helena M. (Helena Maria), 1864-1939 1
Tarbell, Ida M. (Ida Minerva), 1857-1944 1
Taylor, Lea Demarest 1
Villard, Fanny Garrison, 1844-1928 1
Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940 1
Wales, Julia Grace, 1881- 1
Webb, Beatrice, 1858-1943 1
Webb, Sidney, 1859-1947 1
Wentworth, Lydia G., 1858- 1
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 1
Woman's Peace Party 1
Women Strike for Peace 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 1
Woods, Amy 1
Woolley, Mary Emma, 1863-1947 1
World Peace Prize 1
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