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Kay Camp Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-169
Abstract Katherine Lindsley Camp was born in 1918 [1919?], Mt. Kisco New York. She was a graduate of Swarthmore College (Class of 1940). Camp was elected president of the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom in 1967, and served as international president, 1974-1980. In addition Camp was founder of the Citizens Bi-Racial Study Group; former president of the Pennsylvania Women's Political Caucus; made unsuccessful bid for Congress in 1972 on the Democratic ticket in...
Dates: 1955-2006

Jessie Wallace Hughan Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-251
Abstract

Jessie Wallace Hughan (December 25, 1875 – April 10, 1955) was an American educator, social activist, and a radical pacifist. During her college days she was one of four co-founders of Alpha Omicron Pi, a national sorority for university women. She also was a founder and the first Secretary of the War Resisters League, established in 1923. For over two decades, she was a perennial candidate for political office on the ticket of the Socialist Party of America in her home state of New York.

Dates: 1870-1998

Edwin D. Mead and Lucia Ames Mead Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-021
Overview Edwin D. Mead (1849-1937), and Lucia Ames Mead (1856-1936), were both leading pacifists, writers, and social reformers of the U.S. and international peace movement. Edwin Mead directed the work of the World Peace Foundation and participated in many international peace congresses. He was an American delegate to the International Peace Bureau. Mead helped found the School Peace League and was a prominent member of the American Peace League. Lucia Ames Mead was a leading member of many feminist...
Dates: 1876-1938

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

Jeannette Rankin Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Rankin, Jeannette
Overview

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

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 3
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 3
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 2
Ballantyne, Edith 2
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 2
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Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 2
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 2
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 2
Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984 2
Steffens, Dorothy R. 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 2
American Peace League 1
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 1
Anti-Enlistment League 1
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Blackwell, Alice Stone, 1857-1950 1
Boulding, Elise 1
Brandt, Wilmer, 1920- 1
Carnegie, Andrew, 1835-1919 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Chalmers, Ruth 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Cookson, Sybil, 1890- 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Durant, Ariel 1
Early, Frances H. 1
Eastman, Crystal, 1881-1928 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Finch, Margaret Rockwell, 1921- 1
Fowler, Eleanor 1
Frank, Libby 1
Frazier, Howard 1
Freeman, Ruth, 1901- 1
Gage-Colby, Ruth 1
Gale, Zona, 1874-1938 1
Hasegawa, Marii 1
Hayes, Dorothy M. 1
Hinton, Carma 1
Holmes, Margaret 1
Hughan, Evelyn 1
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
International Peace Bureau 1
Ivey, Anne 1
Jeannette Rankin Brigade 1
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 1
Jōdai, Tano, 1886-1982 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 1
MacDonald, James Ramsay, 1866-1937 1
Mead, Edwin D. (Edwin Doak), 1849-1937 1
Mellor, Ruth 1
Midgley, Jane 1
Moore, Carol V. 1
Mueller, Melva 1
Nasmyth, George William, 1882-1920 1
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 1
National Council of Women of the United States 1
Olmsted, Allen S. (Allen Seymour), 1888-1977 1
Post, Alice Thacher, 1853-1947 1
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 1
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 1
Rockwell, Marjorie Hughan 1
Samuel, Pat 1
School Peace League 1
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 1
Sewall, May Wright, 1844-1920 1
Shannon, K. Patricia 1
Socialist Party (U.S.) 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
Van Voris, Jacqueline 1
Villard, Fanny Garrison, 1844-1928 1
Wales, Julia Grace, 1881- 1
War Resisters League 1
Warbasse, Agnes D. (Agnes Dyer), 1877-1945 1
Weideman, Elizabeth W. 1
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 1
Woman's Peace Party 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Pennsylvania Branch 1
World Peace Foundation 1
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