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Peace Action Center Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-093
Abstract The Peace Action Center began in 1961 as a continuation of the vigil at Fort Detrick, Md. Peace activists had sponsored a continuous vigil as early as 1959 seeking the abandonment of biological weapons and appealed for the conversion of the fort into a world health center. The Peace Action Center included cooperative living quarters for the staff of religious pacifists, mostly Quakers. PAC staff including Lawrence Scott, director, and Jack L. Bagley, Sarah Bishop, Florence Y. Carpenter,...
Dates: 1959-1965

Peace Pilgrim Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-104
Abstract

Peace Pilgrim was born Mildred Lisette Norman in 1908. Between 1953 and l964, she had walked 25,000 miles across the U.S. for peace. Peace Pilgrim eventually made seven pilgrimages, crossing North America. She was killed in an automobile accident on July 7, 1981, at the age of 71.

Dates: 1908-1986

Peacemaker Movement Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Peacemaker Movement
Abstract

A group working on nonviolence from the late 1940s through the 1970s, particularly as it was expressed through tax refusal.

Dates: 1948-1980

Jeannette Rankin Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Rankin, Jeannette
Abstract

Jeannette Rankin (1880-1973), was the first woman to serve in Congress (1917-1919). She was an active suffragist and later worked in peace organizations such as the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and the National Council for Prevention of War. Rankin founded the Georgia Peace Society in the 1940s, and led the Jeannette Rankin Brigade, an all-women's protest march against the Vietnam war shortly before her death.

Dates: 1917-2011

Joseph W. Reilly Collected Papers

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Reilly, Joseph W.
Abstract

The collection includes information about the Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Council, the Friendship Cooperative House, the conference of the National Youth Assembly Against Universal Military Training, Washington D.C. February 15-16, 1948, the Philadelphia Resist Conscription Committee, the Philadelphia Youth Council to Oppose Conscription, the Philadelphia Town Meeting of Youth and Vets, and the Veterans Commission on Court-Martial Cases.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1945-1950

Barbara Reynolds Collected Papers

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Reynolds, Barbara
Dates: 1948-1970

Igal Roodenko Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-161
Abstract

Igal Roodenko was a pacifist, peace and civil rights activist, and advocate of nonviolence. He was a member of the War Resisters League Executive Committee, served on boards of A.J. Muste Memorial Institute and Consortium on Peace Research and Development (COPRED), and was active in Men of All Colors Together.

Dates: 1935-1991

Bayard Rustin Collected Papers

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Rustin, Bayard
Dates: 1947-1987

Kathleen Whitaker Sayre Collected Papers

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Sayre, Kathleen W
Dates: 1914-1961

Charles Schumacher Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Schumacher, Charles
Abstract

Charles Schumacher was a chemist, chemical engineer and conscientious objector to World War II. He entered Civilian Public Service in 1944 and served in three CPS camps.

Dates: 1930-2003

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Library
Swarthmore College Peace Collection 142
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 6
 
Subject
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 114
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 45
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 30
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 30
Pacifists -- United States 21
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 18
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 17
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 16
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 15
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Conscientious objectors -- United States 8
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 8
Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Quaker women -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
Suffragists -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
United States 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 7
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Pacifists 6
Socialists -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 6
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Feminists -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 5
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 5
Peace -- Societies, etc. 5
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 5
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 4
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 4
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 4
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 3
Draft resisters -- United States 3
Government, Resistance to -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 3
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 3
Political prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Psychiatric hospitals -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 3
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Women pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Women political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Women social reformers -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 3
African American civil rights workers -- History -- Sources 2
African American pacifists -- History -- Sources 2
African Americans -- History -- Sources 2
African Americans -- Segregation -- History -- Sources 2
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Communal living -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 2
Conscientious objection -- United States 2
Conscientious objectors -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 2
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Environmentalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
I-W service 2
Internationalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Journalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Labor movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Lawyers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Lobbyists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifism 2
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
Peace -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- United States 2
Peace walks and marches 2
Peace walks and marches -- History -- Sources 2
Prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Prisoners' writings, American 2
Quaker women -- History -- Sources 2
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers 2
Quakers -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 2
Segregation -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Women and peace 2
Women clergy -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Women social reformers -- United States 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Prisoners and prisons -- Sources 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons -- Sources 2
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 2
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Language
English 146
Undetermined 2
Spanish; Castilian 1
 
Names
American Friends Service Committee 15
Civilian Public Service 15
War Resisters League 12
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 11
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 9
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Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 9
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 9
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 8
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 8
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 8
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 8
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 7
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 7
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 6
Bromley, Ernest 6
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 6
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 6
Finch, Henry Le Roy 6
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 6
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 5
Bromley, Marion, -1996 5
Committee for Nonviolent Action 5
Kaufman, Abraham 5
McReynolds, David 5
Peacemaker Movement 5
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 5
Willoughby, George, pacifist 5
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 5
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. International Office 5
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 4
Baer, Gertrude 4
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 4
DiGia, Ralph 4
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 4
Furnas, Paul J. 4
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 4
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 4
Lyttle, Bradford 4
Nearing, Scott, 1883-1983 4
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 4
Roodenko, Igal 4
Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984 4
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 4
A Quaker Action Group 3
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 3
Berrigan, Philip 3
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 3
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 3
Byberry State Hospital (Pa.) 3
Camp, Kay 3
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 3
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
Drevet, Camille 3
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 3
Florence, Lella Secor, 1887-1966 3
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 3
Gara, Larry 3
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 3
Henry Ford Peace Expedition (1915-1916) 3
Jones, Paul, 1880-1941 3
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 3
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 3
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 3
Morrison, Norman R., 1933-1965 3
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 3
Omaha Action (Project) 3
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 3
Reynolds, Earle L. 3
Socialist Party (U.S.) 3
Stern, Lee, 1915-1992 3
Swann, Marjorie 3
Swarthmore College. Peace Collection 3
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 3
Villard, Fanny Garrison, 1844-1928 3
Wentworth, Lydia G., 1858- 3
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 3
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 3
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 3
Woods, Amy 3
Young, Wilmer J. 3
Ahimsa Farm 2
American Friends Service Committee. Peace Section 2
American Peace Society 2
Andresen, Bent, 1908-1991 2
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 2
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 2
Ballantyne, Edith 2
Barr, Allen H. 2
Berrigan, Daniel 2
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 2
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 2
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 2
Brandt, Wilmer, 1920- 2
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 2
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 2
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 2
Chalmers, Ruth 2
Civilian Public Service Union 2
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 2
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