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Turn Toward Peace Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Turn Toward Peace
Abstract Turn Toward Peace was founded in 1961 as a cooperative national effort of about 60 peace and liberal internationalist organizations; Norman Thomas was Chairman of TTP, and Robert Gilmore was the Executive Director. There eventually were offices in several large cities and 38 national organizations were affiliated with the organization. But by 1963, serious discord divided TTP and several years later a group split off to became the World Without War Council; some regional offices retained the...
Dates: 1961-1970

United Peace Chest of Philadelphia Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-194
Abstract

The United Peace Chest of Philadelphia coordinated and integrated Philadelphia organizations interested in promoting international peace. The name was often shortened to "United Peace Chest." The UPC was founded in 1938, though it was conceptualized in 1936 at a meeting of the Pennsylvania Branch of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.

Dates: 1935-1955

Vietnam Summer Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-067
Abstract Vietnam Summer was a nationwide project designed to reach concerned citizens throughout the United States and to weld them into an organized and active constituency against the war in Vietnam. Martin Luther King, Jr., Benjamin Spock and others launched the project nationally on April 23, 1967. From headquarters in Cambridge, Mass. co-directors Richard R. Fernandez and Lee D. Webb coordinated the efforts of 500 paid staff members and over 26,000 volunteers in about 700 local projects. Vietnam...
Dates: 1967

War Resisters League Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-040
Abstract 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: 1923-2013

Weston-Super-Mare Peace Society Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Weston-Super-Mare Peace Society
Abstract

A peace society located in Somerset, England, and founded in 1910.

Dates: 1910-1941

Wisbech Local Peace Association Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-042
Abstract

Priscilla Hannah Peckover (1833-1931) devoted much of her life toward mobilization for peace. In 1879 she formed the Wisbech Peace Association to promote the development of women in work for peace. This group of men and women became a center for peace activity in Great Britain. They concentrated on establishing peace by means of arbitration and disarmament, based on Christian theology.

Dates: 1880-1931

Wisconsin Peace Society Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Wisconsin Peace Society
Dates: 1912-1937; Majority of material found within 1917-1920

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Records

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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-

World Conference on Religion and Peace, USA Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-059
Abstract In the early 1960s religious leaders, Rabbi Maurice Eisendrath and Dana McLean Greeley (Unitarian-Universalist) independently saw the need for national confernce on religion and peace. The organized the National Inter-religious Conference on Peace held March 15-17, 1966, in Washington, D.C., which brought together clergymen and laymen from all peace oriented viewpoints to discuss the relation of religion to peace. Minister and peace activist Homer A. Jack was also involved in organizing the...
Dates: 1962-1989

World Peace Association Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-World Peace Association
Dates: 1915-1964; Majority of material found within 1941-1960

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 79
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Subject
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 35
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 7
Peace -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 6
Peace -- Societies, etc. 6
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 6
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Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Peace movements -- Massachusetts -- History -- Sources 5
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 5
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Peace -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 4
Peace movements -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 4
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 4
Students -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 4
Arbitration (International law) -- History -- Sources 3
Disarmament -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 3
International organization -- History -- Sources 3
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 3
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 3
Peace movements 3
Peace movements -- Europe -- History -- Sources 3
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 3
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
United States 3
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Sources 3
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
College students -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 2
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources 2
Nuclear disarmament -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifism 2
Pacifism -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- New Hampshire -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- Rhode Island -- History -- Sources 2
Peace walks and marches -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- Political activity -- 20th century 2
Students -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Suffragists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 2
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 2
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- Aiken 1
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- History -- 19th century 1
Aiken (S.C.) -- Social conditions -- History -- 19th century 1
Animal rights 1
Anti-fascist movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement 1
Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Massachusetts -- History -- Sources 1
Arbitration (International law) -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Arms control -- History -- Sources 1
Authors, English -- History -- Sources 1
Charities -- France 1
Charities -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Children's literature -- Awards -- History -- Sources 1
Civil disobedience 1
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civilian-based defense -- History -- Sources 1
Clergy -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
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College students -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
College teachers -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 1
College teachers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Congresses and conventions -- Japan -- History -- Sources 1
Congresses and conventions -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection 1
Conscientious objection -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- England -- Weston-Super-Mare -- History -- Sources 1
Courts -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Courts of last resort -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Dance -- Political aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Democracy -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 1
Demonstrations -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Direct action -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Education -- South Carolina -- Aiken 1
Flags 1
Franklin County (Ohio) -- History -- Sources 1
Freed persons -- Education -- South Carolina 1
Fund raising -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Great Britain 1
Human rights movements -- History -- Sources 1
International cooperation -- History -- Sources 1
International law -- Sources 1
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Names
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 6
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 5
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 5
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 4
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 4
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Lyttle, Bradford 4
Mead, Edwin D. (Edwin Doak), 1849-1937 4
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 4
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 3
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 3
American Peace Society 3
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 3
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 3
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 3
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 3
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 3
Hassler, Alfred, 1910- 3
McReynolds, David 3
Newton, Ray 3
Olmsted, Allen S. (Allen Seymour), 1888-1977 3
Peck, Sidney M. (Sidney Morris), 1926- 3
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 3
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 3
Turn Toward Peace (Organization) 3
Universal Peace Union 3
Walker, Charles C. 3
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 3
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 2
Brickner, Balfour, 1926-2005 2
Call, Arthur Deerin, 1869-1941 2
Camp, Kay 2
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 2
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 2
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 2
Chalmers, Ruth 2
Christian Arbitration and Peace Society 2
Coffin, William Sloane, Jr., 1924-2006 2
Dulles, Sophia H. 2
Fernandez, Richard R. (Richard Ritter) 2
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 2
Gara, Larry 2
Gordon, Lindley V. 2
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 2
Hedemann, Ed 2
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 2
Holt, Hamilton, 1872-1951 2
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 2
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 2
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 2
International Federation of Students 2
Kaufman, Abraham 2
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 2
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 2
League of Nations 2
Lens, Sidney 2
Levering, Robert, 1944- 2
Love, Alfred H. (Alfred Harry), 1830-1913 2
Meacham, Stewart 2
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 2
National Council for Prevention of War (Great Britain) 2
National Peace Conference (U.S.) 2
Parkman, Patricia 2
Peckover, Priscilla Hannah, 1833-1931 2
Pickus, Robert 2
Samuel, Pat 2
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Sewall, May Wright, 1844-1920 2
Short, William H. (William Harrison), 1868-1935 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
Uphaus, Willard E. (Willard Edwin), 1890-1983 2
Vietnam Summer (Organization) 2
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 2
Wales, Julia Grace, 1881- 2
War Resisters League 2
Weiss, Cora, 1934- 2
Wentworth, Lydia G., 1858- 2
Will, Herman, 1915- 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 2
Wood, Richard R. (Richard Reeve), 1897-1982 2
World Without War Council 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
Akron Council for Peace Action 1
Albert Einstein Institution (Cambridge, Mass.) 1
Albright, William A. 1
Alexander, Joseph G. (Joseph Gundry), 1848- 1
Alexander, Magnus W. (Magnus Washington), 1870-1932 1
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