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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 Center Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-093
Overview 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

War Resisters League Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-040
Overview The War Resisters League is a pacifist organization whose members are against all war. Witnessing the establishment of the War Resisters' International in Europe in 1921, and sensing a need for a similar organization in the United States, Dr. Jessie Wallace Hughan established the War Resisters League as an independent organization. The War Resisters League membership pledge, which has remained essentially unchanged since its inception, reads: "The War Resisters League affirms that war is a...
Dates: 1923-1994

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 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 2
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 2
Steffens, Dorothy R. 2
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Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 2
Aberman, Sidney 1
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
Anderson, Ross W. 1
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 1
Bagley, Jack L. 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Ballantyne, Edith 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 1
Bishop, Sarah 1
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 1
Boulding, Elise 1
Brooks, R. Boland 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Carpenter, Florence Y. 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Chalmers, Ruth 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Cookson, Sybil, 1890- 1
Corfman, Rex 1
Corson, Helen H. 1
DeVault, Don 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Dunbar, Olivia Howard, 1873-1953 1
Eastman, Crystal, 1881-1928 1
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 1
Faust, Bertha, 1909- 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 1
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 1
Fowler, Eleanor 1
Frank, Libby 1
Frazier, Howard 1
Freeman, Ruth, 1901- 1
Gage-Colby, Ruth 1
Gale, Zona, 1874-1938 1
Gottlieb, Edward P. 1
Gottwald, Norman K. (Norman Karol), 1926- 1
Hartmann, George W. (George Wilfried), 1904-1955 1
Hasegawa, Marii 1
Hayes, Dorothy M. 1
Hedemann, Ed 1
Hedemann, Grace 1
Hennacy, Ammon, 1893-1970 1
Hester, Hugh B. (Hugh Bryan), 1895-1983 1
Hinton, Carma 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Holmes, Margaret 1
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 1
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Ivey, Anne 1
Jōdai, Tano, 1886-1982 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
Kepler, Roy C. 1
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 1
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 1
Lyttle, Bradford 1
Martin, William R., 1938- 1
McNeil, Gelston 1
McReynolds, David 1
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 1
Mellor, Ruth 1
Midgley, Jane 1
Moore, Carol V. 1
Mueller, Melva 1
Nash, Vernon 1
Olmstead, Frank 1
Olmsted, Allen S. (Allen Seymour), 1888-1977 1
Parkman, Patricia 1
Peace Action Center (Washington, D.C.) 1
Pfeiffer, Stephen D. 1
Post, Alice Thacher, 1853-1947 1
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 1
Ransom, Frances Rose 1
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 1
Richards, Edward C. M., 1886-1974 1
Roodenko, Igal 1
Samuel, Pat 1
Schaum, Winifred W. 1
Schwartz, Wendy (Editor) 1
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 1
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 1
Sewall, May Wright, 1844-1920 1
Shannon, K. Patricia 1
Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984 1
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 1
U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases 1
Uphaus, Willard E. (Willard Edwin), 1890-1983 1
Van Voris, Jacqueline 1
Wales, Julia Grace, 1881- 1
Walker, Charles C. 1
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