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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

Peace Action Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-151
Abstract The Peace Action collection is a continuation of the SANE and SANE Education Fund (DG 58) collection, which also resides at the SCPC (the papers of the Nuclear Weapons Freeze Campaign are at the University of Missouri at St. Louis). It documents the merger of SANE and the NWFC, as well as the goals and work of the merged organization, through meeting minutes, correspondence, program files, press clippings and other publicity, statements and communications with Congress and other leaders, as...
Dates: 1986-

Peace Association of Friends in America Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-027
Overview

The Peace Association of Friends in America was organized in 1867 by Orthodox Friends in the New York, Baltimore, North Carolina, Ohio, Indiana, Western and Iowa Yearly Meetings in reaction to the Civil War, with its mission being to convince Friends and others that war was unchristian, inhumane and unnecessary.

Dates: 1868-1944

Pennsylvania Committee for Total Disarmament Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-030
Overview The Pennsylvania Committee for Total Disarmament was active from 1930 to 1936, chiefly in and around Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Through public opinion and personal contacts, PCTD supporters pressured Congress to support total disarmament, including passage of the Frazier Amendment outlawing war. Other objectives of the Committee included a Congressional investigation of the munitions industry, opposition to all preparations and training for war (including ROTC), and support for...
Dates: 1930-1938

People's Coalition for Peace and Justice Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-084
Overview The People's Coalition for Peace and Justice included various peace, anti-poverty, and labor groups. These groups worked together to confront the related issues of war in Southeast Asia and racism, sexism, poverty, and repression in the United States. The People's Coalition for Peace and Justice was founded in 1970 as National Coalition Against War, Racism, and Repression and organized several specific campaigns including People's Peace Treaty, Citizen's Action Pledge, and Nixon Eviction...
Dates: 1970-1974

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...
Dates: 1935-1975; Majority of material found within 1935-1956

Practical Peace League Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Practical Peace League
Dates: 1908

Promoting Enduring Peace Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-141
Overview Promoting Enduring Peace was founded in 1952, with headquarters in Woodmont, Connecticut. Principles of the organization included: peace with freedom and justice for all, support for the United Nations, and belief in religion as the fundamental force for righteousness. Today PEP's mission is to conduct peace education promoting the advent of a harmonious planetary commonwealth through the convergence of the worldwide movements for disarmament, social justice, and environmental stewardship as...
Dates: 1949-

Martha Schofield Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-134
Overview Martha Schofield (1839-1916) was a Hicksite Quaker teacher from Pennsylvania who founded the Schofield Normal and Industrial School in Aiken, S. C., in 1868 to provide education for formerly enslaved people. The School gradually evolved into a boarding school for training young blacks in industrial trades or to become teachers. It was absorbed into the public school system in 1952. Martha Fell Schofield was born Feb. 1, 1839, near Newtown, Bucks County, PA. She was the daughter of Oliver W....
Dates: 1853-1944 (bulk 1856-1916)

Student Peace Union Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-065
Overview

The Student Peace Union was founded at the University of Chicago in 1959. It was an intercollegiate student group whose members believed that neither war nor the threat of war could any longer be successfully used to settle international disputes.

Dates: 1959-1967

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 33
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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 7
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
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Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
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Peace -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 3
Peace -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 3
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Students -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 3
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Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
College students -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 2
Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources 2
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Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Students -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Suffragists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 2
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African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- Aiken 1
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Aiken (S.C.) -- Social conditions -- History -- 19th century 1
Anti-fascist movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement 1
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Civil disobedience 1
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Clergy -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
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Conscientious objection 1
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Demonstrations -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Direct action -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Education -- South Carolina -- Aiken 1
Freedmen -- Education -- South Carolina 1
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Johns Island (S.C.) -- History -- 19th century 1
Laity -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Lawyers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Literary prizes -- History -- Sources 1
Lobbying -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Mediation, International -- History -- Sources 1
Messenger of peace (Richmond, IN : 1870) 1
Messenger of peace (Richmond, IN : 1900) 1
Militarism -- History -- Sources 1
Missionaries -- South Carolina -- History -- 19th century 1
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Nonviolence -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Nuclear disarmament 1
Nuclear disarmament -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Nuclear weapons -- United States 1
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Pacifism -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Awards 1
Peace -- Awards -- History -- Sources 1
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Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Massachusetts -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
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Peace-building -- International cooperation -- History -- Sources 1
Political parties -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Political persecution -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Poor People's Campaign 1
Practice of law -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Diaries 1
Quakers -- Political activity -- 20th century 1
Quakers -- Social life and customs 1
Quakers -- South Carolina -- History -- 19th century 1
Radicalism -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Radicalism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Saint Helena Island (S.C.) -- History -- 19th century 1
Sea Islands -- Social conditions -- 19th century 1
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Names
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 4
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 4
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 4
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 3
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 3
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Hassler, Alfred, 1910- 3
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 3
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 3
Lyttle, Bradford 3
McReynolds, David 3
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 3
Newton, Ray 3
Peck, Sidney M. (Sidney Morris), 1926- 3
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 3
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 3
American Peace Society 2
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 2
Brickner, Balfour, 1926-2005 2
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 2
Call, Arthur Deerin, 1869-1941 2
Camp, Kay 2
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 2
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 2
Chalmers, Ruth 2
Christian Arbitration and Peace Society 2
Coffin, William Sloane, Jr., 1924-2006 2
Fernandez, Richard R. (Richard Ritter) 2
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 2
Gara, Larry 2
Hedemann, Ed 2
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 2
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 2
Kaufman, Abraham 2
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 2
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 2
Lens, Sidney 2
Levering, Robert, 1944- 2
Meacham, Stewart 2
Mead, Edwin D. (Edwin Doak), 1849-1937 2
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 2
Samuel, Pat 2
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 2
Sewall, May Wright, 1844-1920 2
Smiley, Glenn E. 2
Steffens, Dorothy R. 2
Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.) 2
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 2
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 2
Trueblood, Benjamin Franklin, 1847-1916 2
Turn Toward Peace (Organization) 2
Vietnam Summer (Organization) 2
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 2
Wales, Julia Grace, 1881- 2
Walker, Charles C. 2
War Resisters League 2
Wentworth, Lydia G., 1858- 2
Will, Herman, 1915- 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 2
Young, Ronald J., 1942- 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939 1
Abercrombie, Daniel Webster, 1853-1932 1
Aberman, Sidney 1
Acts for Peace (Organization) 1
Affeldt, Allan 1
Agus, Jacob B. (Jacob Bernard), 1911-1986 1
Alexander, Joseph G. (Joseph Gundry), 1848- 1
Alexander, Magnus W. (Magnus Washington), 1870-1932 1
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
Alperovitz, Gar 1
Altbach, Philip G. 1
Alternatives to Violence Project 1
Amdur, Stephen 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
American League for Peace and Democracy 1
American Union for Concerted Peace Efforts 1
American Woman's Republic 1
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 1
Another Mother for Peace (Association) 1
Anti-War Mobilization Mass Meeting (1940 : Washington, D.C.) 1
Armentrout, Barbara 1
Armstrong, Florence A. (Florence Arzelia), 1881-1962 1
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 1
Art for World Friendship (Organization) 1
Arvio, Raymond Paavo 1
Ashly, Coleen 1
Avedon, Barbara 1
Babcock, Caroline L. (Caroline Lexow), 1882- 1
Bailey, Hannah J. (Hannah Johnston), 1839-1923 1
Ballantyne, Edith 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Bassford, Abraham 1
Baugher, Norman J., 1917-1968 1
Beals, Charles Edward, 1869-1931 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Becker, Jo 1
Beheiren 1
Bennett, Fay 1
Bennett, John C. (John Coleman), 1902-1995 1
Berrigan, Daniel 1
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