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Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-123
Overview Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) was born into an extended Quaker family who lived for generations in Clarke and Loudon counties, Virginia. She moved beyond the Virginia Quaker community to a career in the women's movement, first as a campaigner for women's suffrage (1917-1920), then as an educator and political activist in Virginia (1920-1928) and finally as a research economist for the Women's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor (1928-1956). During her retirement years, Pidgeon became...
Dates: 1769-1979[bulk 1905-1979]

Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon Schlesinger Library Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-124
Overview Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) was born into an extended Quaker family who lived for generations in Clarke and Loudon counties, Virginia. She moved beyond the Virginia Quaker community to a career in the women's movement, first as a campaigner for women's suffrage (1917-1920), then as an educator and political activist in Virginia (1920-1928) and finally as a research economist for the Women's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor (1928-1956). During her retirement years, Pidgeon became...
Dates: 1906-1979

Universal Peace Union Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-038
Overview

The most colorful and important peace organization to rise from the the Civil War was the Universal Peace Union (UPU). This militant band grew out of reaction against compromising tactics which the American Peace Society adopted during the Civil War.

Dates: 1846-1938; Majority of material found within 1867-1923; Majority of material found within 1938

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Names
Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) 2
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 1
Barton, Clara, 1821-1912 1
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
Darby, W. Evans (William Evans), 1844-1922 1