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Mildred Scott Olmsted Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-082
Abstract Mildred Scott Olmsted, peace activist and suffragist, was born in Glenolden, Pennsylvania, in 1890. In 1922, Olmsted became Executive Secretary of the Pennsylvania Branch of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF). From 1934 onward she assumed national positions with the organization. In 1946, Olmsted became National Administrative Secretary and held that position (until her retirement in 1966. She remained active as Executive Director Emerita of WILPF and also served...
Dates: 1881-1990; Majority of material found within 1907-1990

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 International League for Peace and Freedom

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-043
Abstract Includes minutes, resolutions and general historical records; anniversary celebrations, committee minutes, literature and releases; office files from the legislative office, the finance and the executive director; includes miscellaneous records from branches, including New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, among others; a large correspondence file includes general office correspondence as well as that of the National Organizational Secretary, the Washington Legislative Secretary, and...
Dates: 1915-2019

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Names
Camp, Kay 2
Steffens, Dorothy R. 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 2
Aberman, Sidney 1
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
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Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Ballantyne, Edith 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Boulding, Elise 1
Brooks, R. Boland 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Chalmers, Ruth 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Cookson, Sybil, 1890- 1
Corfman, Rex 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Dunbar, Olivia Howard, 1873-1953 1
Eastman, Crystal, 1881-1928 1
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 1
Fowler, Eleanor 1
Frank, Libby 1
Frazier, Howard 1
Freeman, Ruth, 1901- 1
Gage-Colby, Ruth 1
Gale, Zona, 1874-1938 1
Gottlieb, Edward P. 1
Hartmann, George W. (George Wilfried), 1904-1955 1
Hasegawa, Marii 1
Hayes, Dorothy M. 1
Hedemann, Ed 1
Hedemann, Grace 1
Hennacy, Ammon, 1893-1970 1
Hinton, Carma 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Holmes, Margaret 1
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 1
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Ivey, Anne 1
Jōdai, Tano, 1886-1982 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
Kepler, Roy C. 1
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 1
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 1
McReynolds, David 1
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 1
Mellor, Ruth 1
Midgley, Jane 1
Moore, Carol V. 1
Mueller, Melva 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
Olmstead, Frank 1
Olmsted, Allen S. (Allen Seymour), 1888-1977 1
Post, Alice Thacher, 1853-1947 1
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 1
Ransom, Frances Rose 1
Richards, Edward C. M., 1886-1974 1
Roodenko, Igal 1
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 1
Samuel, Pat 1
Schaum, Winifred W. 1
Schwartz, Wendy (Editor) 1
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 1
Sewall, May Wright, 1844-1920 1
Shannon, K. Patricia 1
Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984 1
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 1
Van Voris, Jacqueline 1
Wales, Julia Grace, 1881- 1
War Resisters League 1
Warbasse, Agnes D. (Agnes Dyer), 1877-1945 1
Weideman, Elizabeth W. 1
Wentworth, Lydia G., 1858- 1
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Pennsylvania Branch 1
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