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Another Mother for Peace Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-102
Abstract Another Mother for Peace was a women's peace group born from the antipathy to the war in Vietnam, based in Los Angeles, California. The stated purpose of this non-partison, non-profit organization was "to educate women to take an active role in eliminating war as a means of solving disputes between nations, people and ideologies." AMP closed its offices in January 1986.
Dates: 1964-1978; Majority of material found within 1964-1978

Hannah Clothier Hull Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-016
Abstract Hannah Clothier Hull (1872-1958), was one of the founders of the Woman's Peace Party and the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. She served as a national officer of the WILPF for nearly forty years. Hull was also active in other social reform movements. A member of a well-to-do Quaker family, Hannah Clothier graduated from Swarthmore College in 1891. She first worked at a Philadelphia settlement house and then entered the graduate program in social work at Bryn Mawr College. In...
Dates: 1889-1958

Jane Addams Peace Association Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-043-JAPA
Abstract Minutes (1949-), reports, form letters and memoranda, literature, financial records, and material relating to some of the projects supported by the association, including Art for World Friendship, Committee for World Development and World Disarmament, and Jane Addams Children's Book Award. Persons represented include Ruth Chalmers, executive director.
Dates: 1948-

Belva Ann Lockwood Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-098
Overview Belva Ann McNall Lockwood (1830-1917), was the first woman attorney to practice before the Supreme Court. She personally lobbied members of Congress to pass a special act admitting women to the bar of the Court, and first practiced before the Court in 1879. Lockwood ran for the U.S. presidency in 1884 and 1888, being the first woman to have a complete, national campaign for that office. From the 1870s onward Lockwood was active with the radical peace group, the Universal Peace Union,...
Dates: 1878-1917, 1984, 1986, 1992

Minute Women for Peace Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Minute Women for Peace
Dates: 1951-1953

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 on...
Dates: 1881-1990; Majority of material found within 1907-1990

Peoples Mandate Committee Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-109
Overview Peoples Mandate to Governments to End War was an international campaign begun on September 6, 1935, by the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom to express such overwhelming opposition to war that governments would not dare resort to it as a means of solving disputes between nations. By the end of the decade the Peoples Mandate became an independent organization, headed by Mabel Vernon, and focused on peace and connections between women and women's organizations in the Americas.
Dates: 1935-1975; Majority of material found within 1935-1956

Woman's Peace Party Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-043-part I
Abstract Consists of general organizational files of the national office (in Chicago) such as meeting minutes and correspondence, as well as material from the State Branches. There may be some overlap between the files of the State Branches of the WPP and of what is in the State Branch files of WILPF [see Part II, Series B]. Includes minutes, speeches, and correspondence relating to the organization conference, Jan. 1915; executive board minutes (1915-1919); correspondence (1914-1919); and membership...
Dates: 1914-1920

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 others;...
Dates: 1915-2019

Women's Peace Society Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-106
Overview Women's Peace Society was not interested in using political or economic means to end what it termed "war-madness". Rather, its members chose educational methods such as handing out literature, participating in demonstrations, speaking at public events, and holding school contests. In August 1921, it sponsored a conference at Niagara Falls where it cooperated with Canadian peace women in starting the Women's Peace Union of the Western Hemisphere. The Women's Peace Union chose to work politically...
Dates: 1914-1933; Majority of material found within 1914-1933

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Names
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 4
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 4
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 4
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 3
Post, Alice Thacher, 1853-1947 3
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Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 3
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 3
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 2
Camp, Kay 2
Chalmers, Ruth 2
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 2
Eastman, Crystal, 1881-1928 2
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 2
Gale, Zona, 1874-1938 2
Hamilton, Alice, 1869-1970 2
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 2
Sewall, May Wright, 1844-1920 2
Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984 2
Steffens, Dorothy R. 2
Vernon, Mabel 2
Wales, Julia Grace, 1881- 2
Warbasse, Agnes D. (Agnes Dyer), 1877-1945 2
Wold, Emma, 1871-1950 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 2
Woolley, Mary Emma, 1863-1947 2
Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939 1
Abbott, Mary, pacifist 1
American Woman's Republic 1
Another Mother for Peace (Association) 1
Armstrong, Florence A. (Florence Arzelia), 1881-1962 1
Art for World Friendship (Organization) 1
Avedon, Barbara 1
Babcock, Caroline L. (Caroline Lexow), 1882- 1
Baber, Zonia 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Ballantyne, Edith 1
Barker, Christine Ross 1
Black, Elizabeth 1
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 1
Blass, Dorothy 1
Boulding, Elise 1
Boyer, Gaeta Wold 1
Breckinridge, Sophonisba P. (Sophonisba Preston), 1866-1948 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Brown, George Edward, 1920-1999 1
Burke, Ana del Pulgar 1
Bussey, Gertrude Carman, 1888-1961 1
Byrns, Elinor 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
Committee for World Development and World Disarmament 1
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 1
Cookson, Sybil, 1890- 1
Cranston, Alan, 1914-2000 1
Cumberson, Katherine D. 1
Daljord, Stella Crossley 1
Doty, Madeleine Z. (Madeleine Zabriskie), 1877-1963 1
Drevet, Camille 1
Elliot, Martha Helen 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Fisher, Katharine Ward 1
Fowler, Eleanor 1
Frank, Libby 1
Frazier, Howard 1
Freeman, Ruth, 1901- 1
Fulbright, J. William (James William), 1905-1995 1
Gage-Colby, Ruth 1
Gardner, Frank D. (Frank Duane), 1864-1963 1
Gardner, Lella Crum, -1956 1
Gray, Annie E. 1
Halpern, Seymour, 1913-1997 1
Hartke, Vance 1
Hasegawa, Marii 1
Hayes, Dorothy M. 1
Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943 1
Hinton, Carma 1
Holmes, Margaret 1
Holmes, Marian H. 1
Hommel, Dorothy O. 1
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
International Committee of Women for Permanent Peace 1
International Congress of Women (1915) (Hague, Netherlands) 1
Ivey, Anne 1
Jane Addams Peace Association 1
Jones, Dorothy B. 1
Jōdai, Tano, 1886-1982 1
Karsten, Eleanor Daggett, -1946 1
Koch, Ed, 1924- 1
Kreig, Florence Ain 1
Landon, Alfred M. (Alfred Mossman), 1887-1987 1
Lane, Margaret 1
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 1
Libby, Faith Ward, 1902- 1
Lloyd, Lola Maverick, 1875-1944 1
Lockwood, Belva Ann, 1830-1917 1
Love, Alfred H. (Alfred Harry), 1830-1913 1
Mackaye, Jessie Hardy 1
Massachusetts Minute Women for Peace 1
McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922- 1
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